Japanese cruiser Mogami


Japanese cruiser Mogami

Two ships of the Imperial Japanese Navy have been named "Mogami" after the Mogami River in the Tohoku region of Honshū:

* Japanese cruiser "Mogami" (1908) - a "Yodo"-class high speed cruiser that commissioned in 1908 and was scrapped in 1928.
* Japanese cruiser "Mogami" (1934) - a "Mogami"-class of heavy cruiser that commissioned in 1935 and scuttled in 1944 after the Battle of the Surigao Strait.


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