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    World War 2 Aircraft Carriers (1939-1945)

    The battleship, as a primary instrument of naval warfare, officially passed the torch to the new King of the Sea - the aircraft carrier.





    There are a total of (53) World War 2 Aircraft Carriers (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.



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    A
     1 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Aquila

    Aquila
    Aircraft Carrier
    F
     2 


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the FS Bearn

    FS Bearn
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    G
     3 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Graf Zeppelin (Flugzeugtrager A)

    Graf Zeppelin (Flugzeugtrager A)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier Project
    H
     4 


    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Argus (I49)

    HMS Argus (I49)
    Aircraft Carrier / Barracks Ship
    H
     5 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Ark Royal (91)

    HMS Ark Royal (91)
    Aircraft Carrier
    H
     6 


    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Ark Royal / HMS Pegasus

    HMS Ark Royal / HMS Pegasus
    Seaplane Carrier
    H
     7 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Audacity (D10)

    HMS Audacity (D10)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier
    H
     8 


    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Eagle

    HMS Eagle
    Aircraft Carrier
    H
     9 


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Furious (47)

    HMS Furious (47)
    Aircraft Carrier
    H
     10 


    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Hermes (95)

    HMS Hermes (95)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    H
     11 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Victorious (R38)

    HMS Victorious (R38)
    Aircraft Carrier
    H
     12 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Warrior (R31)

    HMS Warrior (R31)
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     13 


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Akagi

    IJN Akagi
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     14 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Hiryu

    IJN Hiryu
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     15 


    1922
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Hosho

    IJN Hosho
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     16 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)

    IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
    Submarine Aircraft Carrier
    I
     17 


    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Kaga

    IJN Kaga
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     18 


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Ryujo

    IJN Ryujo
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     19 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Shinano

    IJN Shinano
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     20 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Shokaku

    IJN Shokaku
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     21 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Soryu

    IJN Soryu
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    I
     22 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Taiho

    IJN Taiho
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     23 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Zuiho

    IJN Zuiho
    Aircraft Carrier
    I
     24 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Zuikaku

    IJN Zuikaku
    Aircraft Carrier
    U
     25 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Attu (CVE-102)

    USS Attu (CVE-102)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier
    U
     26 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)

    USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     27 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Cabot (CVL-28)

    USS Cabot (CVL-28)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     28 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Dixmude (A-609)

    USS Dixmude (A-609)
    Aircraft Transport / Escort Carrier
    U
     29 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Enterprise (CV-6)

    USS Enterprise (CV-6)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     30 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Essex (CV-9)

    USS Essex (CV-9)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     31 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Franklin (CV-13)

    USS Franklin (CV-13)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier
    U
     32 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)

    USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     33 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)

    USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
    Escort Carrier
    U
     34 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)

    USS Hornet (CV-12)
    Aircraft Carrier
    U
     35 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Hornet (CV-8)

    USS Hornet (CV-8)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     36 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Independence (CVL-22)

    USS Independence (CVL-22)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     37 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Intrepid (CV-11)

    USS Intrepid (CV-11)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     38 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)

    USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
    Escort Carrier
    U
     39 


    1922
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Langley (CV-1)

    USS Langley (CV-1)
    Turbo Electrical-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     40 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Langley (CVL-27)

    USS Langley (CVL-27)
    Conventionall-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     41 


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Lexington (CV-2)

    USS Lexington (CV-2)
    Aircraft Carrier
    U
     42 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)

    USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier
    U
     43 


    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ranger (CV-4)

    USS Ranger (CV-4)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     44 


    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Sable (IX-81)

    USS Sable (IX-81)
    Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
    U
     45 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Saint Lo (CVE-63)

    USS Saint Lo (CVE-63)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier
    U
     46 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)

    USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
    Light Aircraft Carrier
    U
     47 


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-3)

    USS Saratoga (CV-3)
    Aircraft Carrier
    U
     48 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Shangri-La (CV-38)

    USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     49 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)

    USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     50 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wasp (CV-7)

    USS Wasp (CV-7)
    Aircraft Carrier
    U
     51 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)

    USS Wolverine (IX-64)
    Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
    U
     52 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)

    USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    U
     53 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-5)

    USS Yorktown (CV-5)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier