Japanese Warship Terminology

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Battleship

戦艦

Senkan

Fast Battleship

高速戦艦

?--Senkan

Battlecruiser

巡洋戦艦

Junyō-Senkan

Cruiser

巡洋艦

Junyōkan

Battlecruiser (Super Cruiser)

超巡洋艦

Choo-Junyōkan??

Heavy Cruiser (CA)

重巡洋艦 (甲巡)

ITTO-Junyōkan??

Light Cruiser (CL)

軽巡洋艦 (乙巡)

Kei-Junyōkan

Aircraft Carrier

航空母艦

kōku bokan??

Submarine

潜水艦

Sensuikan

Destroyer

駆逐艦

kuchiku kan??

Destroyer, B Class

駆逐艦 ()

kuchiku kan?? (?)