My first aircraft carrier! The IJN Sh˘kaku was a real WW2 Japanese carrier, which served from 8 August 1941 unitl it was sunk by a submarine on 19 June 1944. Her top speed was 34.2 knots. My model may not be as accurate since this is my first attempt at an aircraft carrier.
About this creation
IJN Sh˘kaku's bow. Typical Japanese design.
The aircraft carrier's bridge and first elevator. The first elevator is usually used for bringing up aircraft for takeoff.
The second elevator. Mainly used to return aircraft to the hangers.
Exaust port on the side of the ship. This was used on many IJN aircraft carriers.