Settsu Class

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Japanese naval history of the battleships Settsu and Kawachi. These Japanese battleships launched before the outbreak of world war one, Settsu in March 1911 and Kawachi in March 1910. The Kawachi blew up after a magazine explosion on the 12 July 1918 with the loss of 700. The Settsu had to be scrapped under the Washington agreement but she was used during world war II.

Settsu 30th March 1911 Sunk as a target on 24th July 1945.
Kawachi 15th October 1910 Sank after a magazine explosion on 12th July 1918. 700 crew lost.