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Hi people I'm searching for data/drawings of never build Japanese carriers such as the G19 project
Hopefully some one can help me on this subject
 

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There are some designs and proposals for Japanese carriers which never built. Sadly only a few have drawings, but here are the list of the never built ones and drawings I know to exist:

Shokaku (Hosho's never built Sister) Variant 1 (9.500tons) - 1920 (only data table exists)
Shokaku (Hosho's never built Sister) Variant 2 (10.000tons) - 1920 (only data table exists)
Kaga Preliminary Design A - 1923 (drawing available)
Kaga Preliminary Design B - 1923 (drawing available)
Akagi Preliminary Design - 1923 (drawing available)
Unknown cruiser-carrier design - 1926 (10.000tons) (drawing available)
Design G-5 light carrier (9.800tons) - 1932 (no drawing or data available)
Design G-6 cruiser-carrier, Soryu preliminary (17.500tons) - 1932 (drawing available)
Design G-8 fleet carrier, Soryu preliminary (17.500tons) - 1933 (drawing available)
Design W-105 cruiser-carrier, Oyodo preliminary (16.600tons) - 1938 (drawing available)
Design G-12 fleet carrier, Taiho preliminary (17.000tons) - 1941 (no drawing or data available)
Design G-14 fleet carrier (50.000tons) - 1942 (no drawing or data available)
Design G-15 fleet carrier, Taiho-Kai (30.100tons) - 1942 (drawing available)
Myoko class light carrier conversion - 1942/43 (no drawing but some data available)
Takao class light carrier conversion - 1942/43 (no drawing but some data available)
Mogami class light carrier conversion - 1942/43 (no drawing but some data available)
Tone class light carrier conversion - 1942/43 (drawing available)
Kongo class fleet carrier conversion - 1942/43 (no drawing but some data available)
Ise class fleet carrier conversion - 1942/43 (no drawing but some data available)
Fuso class fleet carrier conversion - 1942/43 (drawing available)
Nagato class fleet carrier conversion - 1942/43 (no drawing but some data available)
Fuso class aviation battleship conversion - 1943 (drawing available)
Design G-18 light carrier (Improved Ibuki?) (15.500tons) - 1944 (only data exists)
CVH proposal (8.000tons) - 1960 (artist impression)

Ask which should I provide :)


I have no knowledge of the design G-19 if existed.
The last carriers are:

G-13 - Taiho class (1941)
G-14 - 50000-ton carrier design (1942)
G-15 - Taiho-Kai class (1942)
G-16 - Unryu class (1942)
G-17 - Shinano class (1942)
G-18 CVL 15.500tons 2x2 76mm, 42 aircrafts (1944)
 

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thank you for the information Tzoli
 

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Tzoli, where is possible find data, drawing and artist impression of these projects? Many thanks. Luciano.
 

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luciano.grazioli said:
Tzoli, where is possible find data, drawing and artist impression of these projects? Many thanks. Luciano.
For the IJN Cruisers proposed for carrier conversion, I suggest Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War by Eric LaCroix and Linton Wells
http://www.combinedfleet.com/book0598.htm

For data of the 2nd Hosho or Improved Hosho, as well as drawings for the Akagi and Kaga preliminaries I suggest The University of Tokyo's Online Hiraga Archive:
http://gazo.dl.itc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/hiraga2/login;jsessionid=1FE3B84BCC21CF8A08C2CE23579A07EF

For the cold War CVH design as well as various WW2 carrier proposals I suggest the Japanese Wiki:
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%B5%B7%E4%B8%8A%E8%87%AA%E8%A1%9B%E9%9A%8A%E3%81%AE%E8%88%AA%E7%A9%BA%E6%AF%8D%E8%89%A6%E5%BB%BA%E9%80%A0%E6%A7%8B%E6%83%B3#.E5.AF.BE.E6.BD.9C.E6.8E.83.E8.A8.8E.E7.BE.A4.E3.81.A8CVH_.282.E6.AC.A1.E9.98.B2.E4.BB.A5.E5.89.8D.29
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/G18_(%E7%A9%BA%E6%AF%8D)
 

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Here is the CVL version of Chikuma:
http://i.imgur.com/bb9sfxC.jpg

And my drawings of the Mogami variants including the CVL proposal based on the Ibuki and Chikuma CVL:
http://orig13.deviantart.net/5d15/f/2016/158/e/d/the_mogami_variants_by_tzoli-d9xbvs7.png
 

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luciano.grazioli said:
Tzoli, where is possible find data, drawing and artist impression of these projects? Many thanks. Luciano.
For the IJN Cruisers proposed for carrier conversion, I suggest Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War by Eric LaCroix and Linton Wells

For data of the 2nd Hosho or Improved Hosho, as well as drawings for the Akagi and Kaga preliminaries I suggest The University of Tokyo's Online Hiraga Archive:

For the cold War CVH design as well as various WW2 carrier proposals I suggest the Japanese Wiki:
I Have seen IJN Cruisers proposed for carrier conversion : also costruction of carriers for 1946 , 1947 e 1948 . It was all too " optimistic ".
 

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Do you speak of the Unryus?
 

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Yes a large number of unryus were ordered so that would take time to finish
 

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Mogami are real as rebuilt, Ise is a valid alternative proposal to the late war rebuild and I have somewhere a BBV and CV Fuso drawing from a Japanese magazine
 

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Ibuki is well known, it shows how the IJN Cruisers considered for conversion would had looked like in carrier form. Tone and Chikume would be similar with changes to the funnel, and forward part of the hull under the flight deck:
The other classes from Takao to Mogami would had similar alterations based on their hull and funnel arrangements.
 
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