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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 (55) 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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    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Aquila

    Aquila
    Aircraft Carrier


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the FS Bearn

    FS Bearn
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Graf Zeppelin (Flugzeugtrager A)

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


    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Argus (I49)

    HMS Argus (I49)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier / Barracks Ship


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Ark Royal (91)

    HMS Ark Royal (91)
    Aircraft Carrier


    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Ark Royal / HMS Pegasus

    HMS Ark Royal / HMS Pegasus
    Seaplane Carrier


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Audacity (D10)

    HMS Audacity (D10)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier


    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Eagle

    HMS Eagle
    Aircraft Carrier


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Furious (47)

    HMS Furious (47)
    Aircraft Carrier


    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Hermes (95)

    HMS Hermes (95)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Victorious (R38)

    HMS Victorious (R38)
    Aircraft Carrier


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Warrior (R31)

    HMS Warrior (R31)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Akagi

    IJN Akagi
    Aircraft Carrier


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Hiryu

    IJN Hiryu
    Aircraft Carrier


    1922
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Hosho

    IJN Hosho
    Aircraft Carrier


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

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


    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Kaga

    IJN Kaga
    Aircraft Carrier


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Ryujo

    IJN Ryujo
    Aircraft Carrier


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Shinano

    IJN Shinano
    Aircraft Carrier


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Shokaku

    IJN Shokaku
    Aircraft Carrier


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Soryu

    IJN Soryu
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Taiho

    IJN Taiho
    Aircraft Carrier


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Zuiho

    IJN Zuiho
    Aircraft Carrier


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Zuikaku

    IJN Zuikaku
    Aircraft Carrier


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

    USS Attu (CVE-102)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier


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

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


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

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


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Cowpens (CVL-25)

    USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
    Comventilonally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

    USS Franklin (CV-13)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier


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

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


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

    USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
    Escort Carrier


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

    USS Hornet (CV-12)
    Aircraft Carrier


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

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


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

    USS Independence (CVL-22)
    Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier


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

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


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

    USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
    Escort Carrier


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

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


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

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


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

    USS Lexington (CV-2)
    Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier


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

    USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier


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

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


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

    USS Sable (IX-81)
    Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier


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

    USS Saint Lo (CVE-63)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier


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

    USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
    Light Aircraft Carrier


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

    USS Saratoga (CV-3)
    Aircraft Carrier


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)

    USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
    Escort Aircraft Carrier


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

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


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

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


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

    USS Wasp (CV-7)
    Aircraft Carrier


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

    USS Wolverine (IX-64)
    Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier


    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


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

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