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Battleships Nagato, Kirishima, Ise, and Hyuga, date unknownBattleship Hyuga, circa 1930s
Battleships Nagato, Kirishima, Ise, and Hyuga, date unknownBattleship Hyuga, circa 1930s
Hyuga prior to her 1943 conversion to battleship-carrier hybridHybrid battleship-carrier Hyuga underway, 1944
Hyuga prior to her 1943 conversion to battleship-carrier hybridHybrid battleship-carrier Hyuga underway, 1944
Hyuga under air attack, Kure, Japan, 24 Jul 1945Hyuga sunken in shallow water, near Kure, Japan, 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by USS Shangri-La aircraft
Hyuga under air attack, Kure, Japan, 24 Jul 1945Hyuga sunken in shallow water, near Kure, Japan, 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by USS Shangri-La aircraft
Hyuga sunken in shallow water, near Kure, Japan, Jul-Aug 1945Hybrid battleship-carrier Hyuga sunk in shallow waters, near Kure, Japan, late 1945
Hyuga sunken in shallow water, near Kure, Japan, Jul-Aug 1945Hybrid battleship-carrier Hyuga sunk in shallow waters, near Kure, Japan, late 1945
Post-war photo of the hulk of the battleship Hyga, badly battered and sunk in shallow water near Kure, Japan on 24 Jul 1945. This photo was taken in Sep 1945.Post-war photo of the hulk of the battleship Hyga, badly battered and sunk in shallow water near Kure, Japan on 24 Jul 1945. This photo was taken in Sep 1945.
Post-war photo of the hulk of the battleship Hyga, badly battered and sunk in shallow water near Kure, Japan on 24 Jul 1945. This photo was taken in Sep 1945.Post-war photo of the hulk of the battleship Hyga, badly battered and sunk in shallow water near Kure, Japan on 24 Jul 1945. This photo was taken in Sep 1945.
Hyuga sunken in shallow water, Kure, Japan, 9 Oct 1945Hyuga sunken in shallow water, Kure, Japan, 9 Oct 1945
Hyuga sunken in shallow water, Kure, Japan, 9 Oct 1945Hyuga sunken in shallow water, Kure, Japan, 9 Oct 1945
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