Japanese Aircraft Carrier Akitsu Maru

Japanese Aircraft Carrier Akitsu Maru

8 (as aircraft carrier)

30 (as aircraft ferry)

Akitsu Maru (あきつ丸) was a Japanese escort aircraft carrier operated by the Imperial Japanese Army. In some sources Akitsu Maru and her sister ship Nigitsu Maru are also considered to be the first amphibious assault ships.

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