Yamato and Musashi, the largest and strongest battleships

The battleships Yamato and Musashi were completed in 1941, and measured 263m in length, 38.9m wide, with a full load displacement of 72,809t and 10.8m of draft. Both ships were fitted with the offensive power and defensive strength of 46cm guns.

Musashi sank on October 24, 1944 at Operation Sho-Go.

Yamato was sunk by over 100 U.S. attacking aircrafts on April 7, 1945 at Operation Ten-Go.