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  Jintsū 神通
Sendai-class cruiser

5195 Tons
534' x 47' x 13'
As Built:
7 x 14cm guns
2 x 8cm guns
8 x 610mm torpedo tubes
48 x mines

7 x 14cm guns
2x3 Type 96 25mm AA
2 x 13mm MG
8 x 610mm torpedo tubes
1 x floatplane
1 x catapult

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IJN prewar

Ship History
Built by Kawasaki Shipyards in Kobe. Laid down August 21, 1945. Launched July 12, 1926. Comissioned May 5, 1927. Named Jintsū for the Jintsū River in Japan. Also known as Jintsu in English sources.


Sinking History
On July 13, 1943 sunk during the Battle of Kolombangara at roughly Lat 07°38′S Long 157°06′E.

On April 26, 2019 the shipwreck of Jintsū was located by RV Petrel at the mouth of Kula Gulf at a depth of 2,952' / 900m with her bow laying on its port side and the stern section upright.

Combined Fleet - IJN Jinzu: Tabular Record of Movement

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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