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Yamato class battleship
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Yamato, named after the ancient Japanese Yamato Province, was the lead ship of the Yamato class of battleships that served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. She and her sister ship, Musashi, "were the largest and most powerful battleships ever built, displacing 72,800 tonnes at full load and armed with nine 46 cm (18.1 inch) main guns.
This is the ship i like best except the USS Missouri
1.IJN Musashi
Ordered: June 1937
Builder: Mitsubishi Nagasaki Shipyard
Laid down: 29 March 1938
Launched: 1 November 1940
Commissioned: 5 August 1942
Fate: Sunk 24 October 1944, Sibuyan Sea
Struck: 31 August 1945


Her length is 256 m

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The 18.1 inch gun



2.IJN Yamato
Ordered: March 1937
Builder: Kure DY
Laid down: 4 November 1937
Launched: 8 August 1940
Commissioned: 16 December 1941
Struck: 31 August 1945
Fate: Sunk 7 April 1945 North of Okinawa

The difference between Yamato and Musashi is yamato has 162 AA guns










Yamato meets Missouri

2 hours later: Improved and fixed some details:

The reunion of Yamato and her sister:

2/2/2012: Final update!!!


Building intructions contain:
-IJN Yamato
-IJN Musashi


Please rate and comment!!!


Building instructions
Download building instructions (LEGO Digital Designer)

Comments

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  October 28, 2012
can you fix the file type cause i want to add this to my collection of battleships
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  March 26, 2012
Really nice ship, fine work, but I can not download the file correctly
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  February 11, 2012
Wonderful looking battleship.
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  January 26, 2012
Quoting Joost Cumps Did you add some music on this page?
Uhm..Right! i did it.
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  January 25, 2012
Did you add some music on this page?
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  January 19, 2012
Quoting Charles Leahy Excellent Job on the ship and its firepower, the guns and detail are just superb! We need more battleships like this on Mocpages.
Thanks for your nice comments!
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  January 19, 2012
Excellent Job on the ship and its firepower, the guns and detail are just superb! We need more battleships like this on Mocpages.
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  January 18, 2012
Quoting Chris Melby This one is fantastic as well, hard to say which one is nicer, the battle ship, or the carrier, that is a good problem to have! Nice.
Thanks ! :D
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Chris Melby
  January 17, 2012
This one is fantastic as well, hard to say which one is nicer, the battle ship, or the carrier, that is a good problem to have! Nice.
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  January 16, 2012
Impressive! What a load of work went into that LDD, and looking very very good!
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  January 16, 2012
Look like a lot of people prefer tanks to ships (=.=)!!!
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  January 16, 2012
Quoting The Lego Animal (Jay Rhum) I love this ship! Very good work, dude!
I glad that you liked it!
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  January 16, 2012
I love this ship! Very good work, dude!
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  January 16, 2012
Thanks for your nice comments!
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  January 15, 2012
Amazing job!
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  January 15, 2012
Wow, very impressive! The ultimate battle between the Iowa and the Yamato! Awesome!
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  January 15, 2012
Thanks!
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  January 15, 2012
It is very inpressive. The detail is great, and it is extremely large.
 I like it 
  January 15, 2012
It is very inpressive. The detail is great, and it is extremely large.
 
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