Taiyo Class




Taiyo built by Jason Abraham

Models of this class:
  • Taiyo by Jason Abraham

  • Information on this class has been compiled by Jeff Donahoo



    Standard Displacement: 17,830 tons
    Complement: 850

    Length: 591'4"
    Beam: 73'9"
    Draught: 26'3"

    Armament:
    6-4.7"/45cal
    24-25mm
    27 aircraft
    Flight Deck: 564'3"x77'

    Machinery: 2 shaft Kanpon turbines
    Boilers: 4 Kanpon
    S.H.P.: 25,200=21 knots
    Oil: 2,250 tons
    Radius: 7,000 miles @ 18 knots

    Ships in class:
    Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
    Taiyo --------- 1/6/40 9/19/40 9/15/41 sunk 8/18/41


    Note: Near sister to Chuyo class. Converted from passenger liner Kasuga Maru while under construction.

    Name: Taiyo: Great Falcon