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Kaga, Hiei, Kasuga, and a Takao-class cruiser in harbor, 1932-1934

Caption     Kaga, Hiei, Kasuga, and a Takao-class cruiser in harbor, 1932-1934 ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
Identification Code   1996.488.037.017
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Kaga   Main article  Photos  
Hiei   Main article  Photos  
Takao-class   Main article  Photos  
Kasuga   Main article  Photos  
Added By C. Peter Chen

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1. Denn says:
24 Nov 2011 11:16:09 AM

Looks like one of the old Kasuga class cruisers beyond Hiei's fantail. These Italian-built ships (note the distinctive central mast) were disarmed per Washington and were in service as training ships at the time of this photo (as was Hiei).
2. Prothall says:
28 Oct 2022 08:24:04 AM

I tho k this is mislabeled.
The caption says 1937. The view of kaga appears to have the 3 deck flight deck. I thought she lost that in 1936 refit...
3. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
2 Nov 2022 10:11:19 AM

Thank you for your comment, Prothall, we have updated the caption.

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