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.
... Then in 1918, the British produced the first armored troop carrier ... In 1911 an aircraft took off from a warship for the first time ... This led to the development of an aircraft carrier with a decent unobstructed flight deck ...
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