20 cm/50 (7.9") Type 3 No. 1

Updated 15 October 2012


Cruiser Kako in the 1920s
IWM Photograph


Overhead view of Cruiser Kako in 1928
Note the oval shape of the gunhouses and that the picture appears to have been retouched to bring out details
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 97701


Cruiser Furutaka about 1928
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 97695


Cruiser Haguro about 1932
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 88373


Construction of 20 cm Twin Mount on Kaga in September 1929
The sun-screen sheeting along both the top and left side can easily be seen in this photograph


Completed 20 cm Mount on Kaga in October 1929


20 cm Mount being assembled onto Thailand Coastal Defense ship HTMS Dhonburi
Note the differences between this gunhouse and that for Kaga
Picture courtesy of Kosaku Ariga (Jarek)

The attached page used to be part of the Kosaku Ariga (Jarek) website which has now disappeared
HTMS Dhonburi Photographs
Page History

13 May 2006 - Benchmark
25 December 2011 - Added HTMS Dhonburi Page
01 September 2012 - Updated to latest template
15 October 2012 - Added overhead view of Kako