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*The Mogami class was an attempt to cheat with the Washington Naval Treaty's limits. She had all the characteristics defining a heavy cruiser (she was, after all, a development of the Myoukou class), but was mounted with 5*3 155mm turrets, which officially made her a light cruiser because of the low caliber of her main armament.
 
*The Mogami class was an attempt to cheat with the Washington Naval Treaty's limits. She had all the characteristics defining a heavy cruiser (she was, after all, a development of the Myoukou class), but was mounted with 5*3 155mm turrets, which officially made her a light cruiser because of the low caliber of her main armament.
 
**As soon as the war began, she was quickly refitted with the usual 5*2 203mm.
 
**As soon as the war began, she was quickly refitted with the usual 5*2 203mm.
*During the [http://www.microworks.net/pacific/battles/sunda_strait.htm Battle of Sunda Strait], Mogami launched six torpedos at [[Houston]]. Not only did all of them miss, she ended up hitting and sinking five of the ships that the Japanese fleet was defending, among which was [[Shinshuu Maru]].
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*During the [http://www.microworks.net/pacific/battles/sunda_strait.htm Battle of Sunda Strait], Mogami launched six torpedos at the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Houston_(CA-30) USS Houston]. Not only did all of them miss, she ended up hitting and sinking five of the ships that the Japanese fleet was defending.
 
*Scuttled 25 October 1944 after [[wikipedia:Battle_of_Leyte_Gulf#The_Battle_of_Surigao_Strait_.2825_October.29|Battle of Surigao Strait]] at [http://tools.wmflabs.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Japanese_cruiser_Mogami_%281934%29&params=09_40_N_124_50_E_ 09°40′N 124°50′E].
 
*Scuttled 25 October 1944 after [[wikipedia:Battle_of_Leyte_Gulf#The_Battle_of_Surigao_Strait_.2825_October.29|Battle of Surigao Strait]] at [http://tools.wmflabs.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Japanese_cruiser_Mogami_%281934%29&params=09_40_N_124_50_E_ 09°40′N 124°50′E].
 
**Targeted for a future exploration by RV Petrel, under Paul Allen's funding when they discovered the entirety of the Nishimura Fleet in Surigao in 2018. They eventually discovered her wreckage on 8 May 2019 upon their return to the Philippines.<ref>https://www.facebook.com/rvpetrel/posts/2578429078859224</ref>
 
**Targeted for a future exploration by RV Petrel, under Paul Allen's funding when they discovered the entirety of the Nishimura Fleet in Surigao in 2018. They eventually discovered her wreckage on 8 May 2019 upon their return to the Philippines.<ref>https://www.facebook.com/rvpetrel/posts/2578429078859224</ref>
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