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 Completed||Naka: 1925
|Dimensions||534'9" x 48'5" x 16'1"|
7 x 5.5"/50
up to 44 x 25mm AA
6 x 13mm AA
8 x 24" TT
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
|Sendai-class light cruiser retouched photo, circa 1924-25||Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, 1925||Light cruiser Naka prior to her commissioning, Nov 1925||Light cruiser Jintsu damaged after colliding with destroyer Warabi during training exercise in night of 24 Aug 1927, Maizuru, Japan, circa 26 Aug 1927||Light cruiser Sendai, date unknown|
|Light cruiser Jintsu at Kure, Japan, late Jan 1932||Light cruiser Jintsu during post-modernization trials, Kure, Japan, 13 Nov 1939||Two survivors of the sunken Jintsu, dressed in US Navy uniforms, aboard USS Nicholas (DD-449), 13 Jul 1943||Diagram 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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