The I.J.N. Yamato was the worlds largest, heaviest, fastest battleship in the world, armed with 9 18" deck cannons, it weighed 75,000 tons, and had a top speed of 28knts. But it was sunk using airpower, and was the last battleship to see action.
The Yamato had suprem fire-power, but it was no match against American airpower.
by Minority July 26, 2006