Sendai-class Light Cruiser


Naka class

Jintsu

(Model kits manufactured by Fujimi)

Jintsu has the distinction of having been the flagship of the redoubtable Admiral Raizo Tanaka, a nightfighter and tactician without equal, and the driving force behind the famed 'Tokyo Express' which ran troops and supplies down The Slot to Guadalcanal.
Not Pictured: Naka, Sendai.

Year CompletedNaka: 1925
Sendai: 1924
Jintsu: 1925
Displacement7,100 tons
Dimensions534'9" x 48'5" x 16'1"
Speed35 knots
Armament 7 x 5.5"/50
up to 44 x 25mm AA
6 x 13mm AA
8 x 24" TT
Crew450

Additional Info
Jintsu Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Sendai Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)
Naka Tabular Record of Movement (TROM)

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Sendai-class light cruiser retouched photo, circa 1924-25Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, 1925Light cruiser Naka prior to her commissioning, Nov 1925Light cruiser Jintsu damaged after colliding with destroyer Warabi during training exercise in night of 24 Aug 1927, Maizuru, Japan, circa 26 Aug 1927Light cruiser Sendai, date unknown
Sendai-class light cruiser retouched photo, circa 1924-25Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, 1925Light cruiser Naka prior to her commissioning, Nov 1925Light cruiser Jintsu damaged after colliding with destroyer Warabi during training exercise in night of 24 Aug 1927, Maizuru, Japan, circa 26 Aug 1927Light cruiser Sendai, date unknown
Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, late Jan 1932Light cruiser Jintsu during post-modernization trials, Kure, Japan, 13 Nov 1939Two survivors of the sunken Jintsu, dressed in US Navy uniforms, aboard USS Nicholas (DD-449), 13 Jul 1943Diagram showing attacks on Japanese transports during Battle of Midway, 3-4 Jun 1942; Annex A of Toyama
Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, late Jan 1932Light cruiser Jintsu during post-modernization trials, Kure, Japan, 13 Nov 1939Two survivors of the sunken Jintsu, dressed in US Navy uniforms, aboard USS Nicholas (DD-449), 13 Jul 1943Diagram showing attacks on Japanese transports during Battle of Midway, 3-4 Jun 1942; Annex A of Toyama's 1 Nov 1945 interrogation

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