Hiryu Class






Models of this class:

  • Hiryu assembled by ANKEN


  • Reviews of this class:
  • Hiryu reviewed by ANKEN

  • Information on this class has been compiled by Jeff Donahoo

    Standard Displacement: 17,300 tons
    Complement: 1,100

    Length: 745'-11"
    Beam
    : 73'-3"
    Draught
    : 25'-9"

    Armament:
    12-5"/40cal
    31-25mm
    63 aircraft
    21 A6M2 Zeros
    21 D3A2 Vals
    21 B5N2 Kates
    Flight Deck: 711'-6"x88'-6"


    Machinery: 4 shaft Kanpon turbines
    Boilers: 8 Kanpon
    S.H.P.
    : 153,000=34 knots
    Oil: 4,400 tons
    Radius: 10,330 miles @ 18 knots

    Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
    Hiryu   7/8/38 11/16/37 7/5/39 sunk, 6/5/42

    Note: Modified Soryu class

    Name: Hiryu: Flying Dragon