Yamato battleship

Amazing view of the IJN Yamato battleship, the world's most powerful and largest battleship in history. 72,800 tons with 18.1" main guns capable of firing a 3,000 lb. shell over 26 miles!

Amazing view of the IJN Yamato battleship, the world's most powerful and largest battleship in history. tons with main guns capable of firing a lb. shell over 26 miles!

Bismarck, Iowa, Yamato

Left to Right: 15 in German battleship Bismarck tons full displacement), 16 in US battleship Iowa tons full displacement), 18 in Japanese battleship Yamato - tons full displacement): interesting comparison.

Yamato, named after the ancient Japanese Yamato Province, was the lead ship of the Yamato class of battleships that served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. On 7 April 1945 she was sunk by American carrier-based bombers and torpedo bombers with the loss of most of her crew.

Yamato, lead ship of the Yamato class of battleships that served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. On 7 April 1945 she was sunk by American carrier-based bombers and torpedo bombers

Japanese Battleship Yamato, ablaze from stem to stern, with bombs blasting her forward turret, during the furious 3-day engagement in the Philippines, end of Oct. 1944. Yamato and her sister ship, Musashi, were the heaviest and most powerfully armed battleships ever constructed, armed with nine 46 cm ( 18.1 inch) 45 Caliber Type 94 main guns. Yamato was sunk in April 1945 by American bombers, with loss of most of her crew.

Japanese Battleship Yamato, ablaze from stem to stern, with bombs blasting her forward turret, during the furious engagement in the Philippines, end of Oct.

IJN Yamato Ten-Ichi-Go. Battleship Yamato in which is believed to be her last configuration.

Model: IJN Battleship Yamato "Ten-Ichi-Go" which was believed to be her last configuration, before being sunk in Okinawa, April

BB Ship Comparisons: Bismarck vs. Yamato...

BB Ship Comparisons: Bismarck vs. Yamato...

【戦艦大和】 大和型戦艦  排水量	64,000トン (基準)  全長	263.0m  幅	38.9m  ボイラー	ロ号艦本式缶12缶 主機	艦本式タービン4基4軸  出力	153,553馬力  最大速力	27.46ノット  航続距離	16ノットで7,200海里(13,334km)  乗員	竣工時:2,500名  最終時:3,332名

【戦艦大和】 大和型戦艦 排水量 64,000トン (基準) 全長 263.0m 幅 38.9m ボイラー ロ号艦本式缶12缶 主機 艦本式タービン4基4軸 出力 153,553馬力 最大速力 27.46ノット 航続距離 16ノットで7,200海里(13,334km) 乗員 竣工時:2,500名 最終時:3,332名

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