Largest warship ever sunk by a submarine

Last updated: September 18, 2017 at 4:07 am

68059-ton Japanese aircraft carrier Shinano. Shinano was converted from a battleship during construction as a sister ship of the Yamato. Shinano was the largest aircraft carrier built prior to the late 1950s. Shinano was sunk on November 29, 1944, by the U.S. Navy submarine USS Archerfish (SS-311).

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