DescriptionSister ship of Yamato, sunk by US aircraft on 24 October 1944 in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, with a loss of 1,023 of her crew of 2,399.
Nationaliy of ShipJapan
Lives Lost1,023
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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