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Encyclopedia > List of escort carriers of the Royal Navy
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The source for an SVG image of the White Ensign can be found at User:David Newton/SVG Graphics/White Ensign. ... The following is a list of Royal Navy ship names by name in alphabetical order, both past and present. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ... This is a section of the list of ships of the Royal Navy, including both past and present vessels. ...

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This is a list of Royal Navy escort carriers. Active ships Invincible class Invincible (1977) Illustrious (1981) Ark Royal (1981) Ocean (1995) helicopter carrier Planned ships CVF (full-sized, CTOL aircraft carriers) of 55,000+ tonnes HMS Queen Elizabeth (2012) HMS Prince of Wales (2015) Decommissioned ships Argus (1916) Furious (1916) Glorious class Glorious (1916) Courageous (1916) Vindictive (1918... Active Ships Ocean class LPH HMS Ocean Albion class LPD HMS Albion HMS Bulwark Decommissioned Fearless class LPD HMS Fearless HMS Intrepid Centaur class LPH HMS Albion HMS Bulwark HMS Hermes Landing ships tank HMS Boxer HMS Bruiser HMS Thruster LST 3001 LST 3002 LST 3003/HMS Anzio LST 3004... This is a list of battlecruisers of the Royal Navy: Invincible class Invincible (1908) Indomitable (1907) Inflexible (1908) Indefatigable class Indefatigable (1909) New Zealand (1911) (also HMAS Australia (1911) of the Royal Australian Navy) Lion class Lion (1910) Princess Royal (1911) Queen Mary (1912) Tiger class Tiger (1913) Leopard (not... This is a list of battleships of the Royal Navy of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of corvette and sloop classes of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of Royal Navy cruisers. ... This is a list of destroyer classes of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of fast patrol boats of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of frigates of the Royal Navy in chronological order. ... // Historical Classes Active Ships Hunt-class minesweepers HMS Brecon (M29) HMS Ledbury (M30) HMS Cattistock (M31) HMS Cottesmore (M32) HMS Brocklesby (M33) HMS Middleton (M34) HMS Dulverton (M35) HMS Chiddingfold (M37) HMS Atherstone (M38) HMS Hurworth (M39) HMS Quorn (M41) Sandown-class minesweepers HMS Sandown (M101) HMS Inverness (M102) HMS... This is a list of monitors of the Royal Navy: Humber-class HMS Severn HMS Humber HMS Mersey Abercrombie-class HMS Abercrombie HMS Havelock HMS Raglan HMS Roberts Lord Clive-class HMS Lord Clive HMS General Craufurd HMS Earl of Peterborough HMS Sir Thomas Picton HMS Prince Eugene HMS Prince... This is a list of submarine classes of the Royal Navy. ... Active Ships Antarctic patrol vessel HMS Endurance (II) Ocean survey vessels HMS Scott Coastal survey vessels HMS Roebuck HMS Gleaner Multi-purpose survey vessels HMS Echo HMS Enterprise Decommissioned Ships Antarctic patrol vessel HMS Endurance (I) Ocean survey vessels HMS Hecla HMS Hecate HMS Hydra HMS Herald Coastal survey vessels... This is a list of fleet bases of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of air stations of the Royal Navy. ... This is a list of Royal Navy aircraft wings. ... Current Fleet British Fleet Past Fleets British East Indies Fleet British Eastern Fleet British Far East Fleet British Grand Fleet British Home Fleet British Mediterranean Fleet British Pacific Fleet British Reserve Fleet British Western Fleet Force H Past Major Commands Nore Command Plymouth Command Portsmouth Command Rosyth Command Scotland and... Port Squadrons Clyde Flotilla Devonport Flotilla Portsmouth Flotilla Type Squadrons Aircraft Carriers British 1st Aircraft Carrier Squadron British 2nd Aircraft Carrier Squadron British 3rd Aircraft Carrier Squadron British 11th Aircraft Carrier Squadron Battleships and Battlecruisers British 1st Battle Squadron British 2nd Battle Squadron British 3rd Battle Squadron British 4th Battle... The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the senior service of the armed services, being the oldest of its three branches. ... The escort aircraft carrier or escort carrier, was a small aircraft carrier developed by the U.S. Navy in the early part of World War II to deal with the U-boat crisis of the Battle of the Atlantic. ...

  • HMS Activity
  • Attacker class
    • HMS Battler
    • HMS Attacker
    • HMS Hunter
    • HMS Chaser
    • HMS Fencer
    • HMS Stalker
    • HMS Pursuer
    • HMS Striker
    • HMS Searcher
    • HMS Ravager
    • HMS Tracker
    • HMS Slinger
    • HMS Atheling
    • HMS Emperor
    • HMS Ameer
    • HMS Begum
    • HMS Trumpeter
    • HMS Empress
    • HMS Khedive
    • HMS Speaker
    • HMS Nabob
    • HMS Premier
    • HMS Shaha
    • HMS Patroller
    • HMS Rajah
    • HMS Ranee
    • HMS Trouncer
    • HMS Thane
    • HMS Queen
    • HMS Ruler
    • HMS Arbiter
    • HMS Smiter
    • HMS Puncher
    • HMS Reaper
  • HMS Audacity
  • HMS Campania
  • Charger class
    • HMS Avenger
    • HMS Biter
    • HMS Charger
    • HMS Dasher
  • Long Island class
    • HMS Archer
  • Nairana class
    • HMS Nairana
    • HMS Vindex
  • HMS Pretoria Castle


See also Merchant Aircraft Carrier The USS Altamaha (CVE-6) (originally AVG-6) was an escort aircraft carrier laid down under a Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 160) on 15 April 1941 at Pascagoula, Mississippi, by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Barnes (CVE-7) (originally AVG then ACV) was an escort aircraft carrier built by Western Pipe and Steel Co. ... The USS Block Island (CVE-8) (originally AVG and then ACV) was built by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Breton (CVE-10) (originally AVG-10 then later ACV-10) was built by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Croatan (CVE-14) (originally AVG-14 then ACV-14) was transferred to the United Kingdom 27 February 1943 under lend-lease where she served as the HMS Fencer. ... The USS Hamlin (CVE-15) was one of a large group of escort aircraft carriers built on Maritime Commission C-3 hulls and transferred to the United Kingdom under lend-lease during World War II. Launched by Western Pipe & Steel Co. ... The USS (CVE-17) (originally AVG-17 then ACV-17) was laid down on 31 July 1941 by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. ... The name Prince William (CVE-19) (earlier AVG-19 then ACV-19) was assigned to MC hull 198, a converted C3 laid down by the Western Pipe and Steel Co. ... HMS Searcher (D40) was an Escort aircraft carrier of the Attacker Class. ... HMS Ravager was an Attacker class Escort carrier operated by the Royal Navy during World War II. Ravager was built for the United States Navy, launched on 16 July 1942 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 25 April 1943. ... HMS Tracker (D24) was a Bogue-class escort carrier of the Royal Navy. ... The USS Chatham (CVE-32) (originally designated AVG-32, then later ACV-32) was transferred to the United Kingdom 11 August 1943 under lend-lease and renamed HMS Slinger. ... The second USS Glacier (CVE-33) (originally designated AVG-33 then later ACV-33) was an escort aircraft carrier built by the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. ... The USS Pybus (CVE-34) (originally AVG-34, then later ACV-34) was laid down 23 June 1942 as MC Hull No. ... The escort carrier USS Baffins (CVE-35) (originally AVG-35, then later ACV-35) was launched 18 October 1942 by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Bolinas (CVE-36) (originally AVG-36, then later ACV-36) was an escort aircraft carrier launched 11 November 1942 by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Bastian (CVE-37) (originally AVG-37 and then ACV-37) was an escort aircraft carrier built by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Carnegie (CVE-38) (previously AVG-38 then later ACV-38) was an escort aircraft carrier built in 1942-43 for transfer to the United Kingdom. ... The USS Cordova (CVE-39) (originally AVG-39 then later ACV-39) was an escort aircraft carrier launched 27 December 1942 by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Delgada (CVE-40) (originally AVG-40 then later ACV-40) was an escort aircraft carrier launched 20 February 1943 by the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Edisto (CVE-41) (originally AVG-41 then later ACV-41) was an escort aircraft carrier that was laid down 20 October 1942, launched 22 March 1943, transferred under Lend-Lease to the United Kingdom 7 September 1943 prior to her commissioning as the HMS Nabob. ... The first USS Estero (CVE-42) (previously AVG-42 then later ACV-42) was an escort aircraft carrier launched 22 March 1943 by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Jamaica (CVE-43) (originally AVG-43 then later ACV-43), was an escort aircraft carrier laid down 13 November 1942 as MC Hull 254 and launched under Maritime Commission contract by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Keweenaw (CVE-44) (previously AVG-44 then later ACV-44) was an escort aircraft carrier laid down as ACV-44 under Maritime Commission contract by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Prince (CVE-45) (originally named McClure, designated AVG-45 then later ACV-45) was an escort aircraft carrier laid down 17 December 1942 by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. ... The USS Niantic (CVE-46), an escort aircraft carrier, originally designated AVG-46, was redesignated ACV-46, 20 August 1942; laid down by the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. ... The USS Perdido (CVE-47) (previously AVG-47, later ACV-47) was laid down as ACV-47 under Maritime Commission contract by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Sunset (CVE-48) (previously AVG-48 then ACV-48) was assigned on 23 August 1942 to MC hull 259, a modified C3-S-A1 laid down on 23 February 1943 by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS (CVE-49) (originally AVG-49, later ACV-49) was assigned to MC hull 260 on 23 August 1942, a ship to be built to modified C3-S-A1 plans. ... The USS (CVE-50) (previously AVG-50 then later ACV-50), a escort aircraft carrier, was assigned to MC hull 261, a converted C3-S-A1, on 23 August 1942. ... The USS (CVE-51) (originally AVG-51 then later ACV-51), an escort aircraft carrier originally classified as an auxiliary aircraft carrier, was laid down on 26 April 1943 at Tacoma, Washington, by the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Co. ... The USS Vermillion (CVE-52) (previously AVG-52 then later ACV-52) was laid down on 10 May 1943 by the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. ... The USS Willapa (CVE-53) (originally AVG-53 then later ACV-53), a Ruler-class escort aircraft carrier (originally an auxiliary aircraft carrier) in the United States Navy, leased to the United Kingdom. ... The USS Winjah (CVE-54) (originally AVG-54 then later ACV-54) was a Prince William-class escort aircraft carrier in the United States Navy, leased to the Royal Navy during World War II. Winjah was laid down on 5 June 1943 at Tacoma, Washington, by the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding... Originally a German Banana boat named Hanover and captured by the Royal Navy during 1939/40, HMS Audacity was the very first escort carrier. ... Carried out some aircraft ferry operations in the Mediterranean then returned to the United Kingdom to start the real task. ... The USS Charger (CVE-30) (originally AVG-30, then later ACV-30) was launched 1 March 1941 by Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. ... HMS Dasher was a Royal Navy aircraft carrier, one of the shortest lived escort carriers. ... The HMS Archer was a US-built escort carrier. ... Merchant aircraft carriers (MAC) were minimal aircraft carriers used during World War II by Great Britain and Holland as an emergency measure until the United States-built escort carriers became available. ...


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