Post by oldpop2000 on Oct 20, 2019 18:33:52 GMT -5
Kaga's position at the time of scuttling was 28 degrees- 50 min.N and 179 degrees-50' W Nagumo reported Kaga was finished at 1800 hrs. VMSB-241 from Midway went to find her but at 2115 hrs. the Kaga had sunk. Here is approximately where she should have been, bearing in mind ocean drift and moving after sinking. Midway is to the south east. She would have drifted eastward on the north east current. In fact, that is where she probably was. Just my guess.
Last Edit: Oct 20, 2019 18:46:23 GMT -5 by oldpop2000
Most sunken capital ships tend to capsize. The exceptions (like 'Bismarck') are the ones that fill with water first. This is the reason 'Titanic's bow is more intact than the stern - the latter still had air-filled compartments which imploded on the way down.