Japanese heavy cruiser “Mioko” on tests after modernization

cruiser Mioko

Japanese cruiser “Mioko” in the sea on trial trials after modernization.

After repairing the damage received as a result of torpedo hits from the American Berghall submarine, the heavy cruiser Mioko was used as a floating air defense battery in Singapore, where it surrendered to the British in August 1945.
The heavy cruiser Myoko was sunk in the Malacca Strait on June 8, 1946, along with another surviving Japanese heavy cruiser Takao and submarine I-501 from the former German U-181 project IXD2.

 

 

Location: Sukumo, Japan
Date: March 31, 1941

In : 1941

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