Fujimi IJN Aircraft Carrier Kaiyo Waterline ModelMilitary Kits : Military Ships : Aircraft Carriers
- For Ages: 12+
- Assembly: Requires Glue
- Availability: In Stock
- Price: $37.79
Item DescriptionKaiyo was an escort carrier operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during World War II. The ship was originally built as the ocean liner Argentina Maru. She was purchased by the IJN on 9 December 1942, converted into an escort carrier, and renamed Kaiyo. The ship was primarily used as an aircraft transport, escort carrier and training ship during the war. She was badly damaged by repeated air attacks in July 1945 and was scrapped in 1946–48.
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