Ryuho Class






Ryuho by Allan Parry
Information on this class has been compiled by Jeff Donahoo



Standard Displacement: 13,360 tons
Complement: 989

Length: 707'4"
Beam: 64'9"
Draught: 21'9"

Armament:
8-5"/40cal
61-25mm
31 aircraft
Flight Deck: 607'x75'6"

Machinery: 2 shaft Kanpon turbines
Boilers: 4 Kanpon
S.H.P.: 52,000=26 knots
Oil: 2,400 tons
Radius: 8,000 miles @ 18 knots

Ships in class:
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Converted Fate
Ryuho -------- 4/12/33 11/16/33 3/31/35 11/28/42 scrapped 1946


Note: Converted from the submarine tender Taigei. She was not considered successful.