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japanese destroyer shikinami (1929)


In January–February, 1942, Shikinami was assigned to the escort of the aircraft carrier Ryūjō as it conducted air strikes in the Java Sea. Shikinami laid down on 6 July 1928, launched on 22 June 1929 and commissioned on 24 December 1929. Choose the design that fits your site. In May–June, Shikinami made numerous escort missions between Singapore, the Philippines and Palau. Contact Us In a month-long refit in Singapore from mid-March-mid-April, additional anti-aircraft guns were fitted. During the Second Sino-Japanese War , from 1937, Ayanami covered landing of Japanese forces in Shanghai and Hangzhou . Reproduction Date: