IJN Hokkaido (AC-1936)


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Drawn as part of the 'Deutschland Revolution'. This ship was what I thought a Japanese Deutschland may look like.

First drawing was with cruiser hull and 12" turrets raised one level

Second drawing was with more freeboard and draught, with the 12" turrets at main deck level.


Displacement: 17500 standard, 22,000 tons full load
Dimensions: 633 x 82 x 26 feet
Machinery: 2 shaft, Diesels 15,000bhp, 2 shaft, Steam turbines 65,000shp
Speed: Max 18 knots on diesels only, max 31 knots on both.
Endurance: 14,000 at 15 knots
Armour: 6" belt, 3" deck, 7" turrets
6 x 12" (2x3)
8 x 5" (4x2)
16 x 25mm (4x3 4x1)
Torpedoes: 12x24" (1 set of reloads 12)
Aircraft: 3-4
Crew: 950



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