List of battleships of Japan

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This is a list of Japanese Navy battleships from 1860 to 1945.

Dates are launching dates.

Early battleships[edit]


Dreadnoughts and post-Treaty battleships[edit]

  • Yamato class
    • Yamato (1940) - Sunk in route to Okinawa April, 1945
    • Musashi (1940) - Sunk October 1944 in Battle of Leyte Gulf.
    • Shinano (converted to an aircraft carrier, as the Shinano class) - Sunk by submarine torpedo attack November 1944.
    • No. 111 (Kii?) (scrapped while under construction)
    • No. 797 (design-only)

Note: BU = Broken Up date

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