Mikuma was the second ship of the Mogami-class "light" cruisers,which became heavy cruisers after adopting the 20.3cm guns.Mikuma severed for a rather short period of time.In the Battle of Midway,Mogami crashed into Mikuma due to an improper evasive action.Severely dameged,Mikuma was encircled by USAF and sank.Mikuma was also the very first heavy cruiser that Japan lost during the World War Ⅱ.
Named after Mikuma River in Oita Prefecture, Japan.
J-Country 20.3cm Guns in twin mounts
Here comes the heavy cruiser Mikuma!We need to be hurry,time is priceless！
Com' with me later,I've somethin' important to show you.Hehehe(chuckling).
Captain Sakiyama was severely wounded in Midway, the rescue of the destroyer Asashio only made him lived four days longer
Mogami, Asashio and Arashio rescued 240 survivors, submarine USS Trout rescued 2 and 650 men died with the ship.