Japanese battleship Yamato

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The Yamato during sea trials off Japan near Bungo Strait, 20 October 1941.
Yamato during sea trials off Japan near Bungo Strait, 20 October 1941.
History
Empire o Japan
Name: Yamato
Ordered: Mairch 1937
Bigger: Kure Naval Arsenal
Laid doun: 4 November 1937
Launched: 8 August 1940
Commissioned: 16 December 1941
Struck: 31 August 1945
Fate: Sunk, 7 Aprile 1945
General chairacteristics (as biggit)
Cless an teep: Yamato-cless battleship
Displacement:
  • 65,027 t (64,000 long tons)
  • 71,659 t (70,527 long tons) (full laid)
Lenth:
  • 256 m (839 ft 11 in) (watterline)
  • 263 m (862 ft 10 in) (oweraw)
Beam: 38.9 m (127 ft 7 in)
Draft: 11 m (36 ft 1 in)
Installed pouer:
  • 12 Kampon boilers
  • 150,000 shp (110,000 kW)
Propulsion: 4 shafts; 4 steam turbines
Speed: 27 knots (50 km/h; 31 mph)
Range: 7,200 nmi (13,300 km; 8,300 mi) at 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)
Complement: 2,500–2,800
Airmament:
Airmour:
Aircraft carried: 7 Nakajima E8N or Nakajima E4N
Aviation facilities: 2 catapults

Yamato (大和) wis the lead ship o the Yamato class o Imperial Japanese Navy Warld War II battleships.

Coordinates: 30°22′N 128°04′E / 30.367°N 128.067°E / 30.367; 128.067