By HistoryNet Staff 12/5/2018 •
This was the largest class of battleships ever built.
Yamato-class. Yamato and her sister ship Musashi displaced over 71,000 tons and were armed with 18.1 inch guns. Musashi was sunk Leyte Gulf and Yamato was sunk at Okinawa.
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