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Re: IJN Ibuki as Cruiser
Posted by John Youngerman on 2/3/2018, 9:51 pm, in reply to "IJN Ibuki as Cruiser"
Thanks, guys, for your responses to Michael's questions. Obviously, I don't KNOW for certain that there were tracks and turntables in the Ibuki as CA design, but, as it was designed based on the design for IJN Suzuya, it seemed logical. Hope you enjoyed the model. Not likely to see it done commercially....
: Help! I think I've contracted Ibuki fever!
: IJN Ibuki, that is. And below are the
: results. This is the original design for
: IJN Ibuki as a heavy cruiser, as shown in
: LaCroix and Wells "Japanese Cruisers of
: the Pacific War". When the need for new
: aircraft carriers became crucial, Ibuki was
: redesigned as a CVL, but was never
: completed, ending the war parked in a
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