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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 (58) 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
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the FS Bearn
    FS Bearn
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Graf Zeppelin (Flugzeugtrager A)
    Graf Zeppelin (Flugzeugtrager A)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier Project
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Argus (I49)
    HMS Argus (I49)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier / Barracks Ship
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Ark Royal (91)
    HMS Ark Royal (91)
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Ark Royal / HMS Pegasus
    HMS Ark Royal / HMS Pegasus
    Type: Seaplane Carrier
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Audacity (D10)
    HMS Audacity (D10)
    Type: Escort Aircraft Carrier
     
    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Eagle
    HMS Eagle
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Furious (47)
    HMS Furious (47)
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Hermes (95)
    HMS Hermes (95)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Unicorn (I72)
    HMS Unicorn (I72)
    Type: Maintenance Aircraft Carrier
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Victorious (R38)
    HMS Victorious (R38)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Warrior (R31)
    HMS Warrior (R31)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Akagi
    IJN Akagi
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Hiryu
    IJN Hiryu
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1922
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Hosho
    IJN Hosho
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
    IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
    Type: Aircraft Carrier Submarine
     
    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Kaga
    IJN Kaga
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Ryujo
    IJN Ryujo
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Shinano
    IJN Shinano
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Shokaku
    IJN Shokaku
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Soryu
    IJN Soryu
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Taiho
    IJN Taiho
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Tone
    IJN Tone
    Type: Light / Heavy Cruiser Warship / Floatplane Carrier
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Zuiho
    IJN Zuiho
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Zuikaku
    IJN Zuikaku
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Attu (CVE-102)
    USS Attu (CVE-102)
    Type: Escort Aircraft Carrier
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
    USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Cabot (CVL-28)
    USS Cabot (CVL-28)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
    USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
    Type: Comventilonally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Dixmude (A-609)
    USS Dixmude (A-609)
    Type: Aircraft Transport / Escort Carrier
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Enterprise (CV-6)
    USS Enterprise (CV-6)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Essex (CV-9)
    USS Essex (CV-9)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Franklin (CV-13)
    USS Franklin (CV-13)
    Type: Escort Aircraft Carrier
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
    USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
    USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
    Type: Escort Carrier
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Hancock (CV-19)
    USS Hancock (CV-19)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)
    USS Hornet (CV-12)
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Hornet (CV-8)
    USS Hornet (CV-8)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Independence (CVL-22)
    USS Independence (CVL-22)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Intrepid (CV-11)
    USS Intrepid (CV-11)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
    USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
    Type: Escort Carrier
     
    1922
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Langley (CV-1)
    USS Langley (CV-1)
    Type: Turbo Electrical-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Langley (CVL-27)
    USS Langley (CVL-27)
    Type: Conventionall-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Lexington (CV-2)
    USS Lexington (CV-2)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
    USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
    Type: Escort Aircraft Carrier
     
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ranger (CV-4)
    USS Ranger (CV-4)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Sable (IX-81)
    USS Sable (IX-81)
    Type: Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Saint Lo (CVE-63)
    USS Saint Lo (CVE-63)
    Type: Escort Aircraft Carrier
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
    USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
    Type: Light Aircraft Carrier
     
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-3)
    USS Saratoga (CV-3)
    Type: Aircraft Carrier
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
    USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
    Type: Escort Aircraft Carrier
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
    USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
    USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wasp (CV-7)
    USS Wasp (CV-7)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)
    USS Wolverine (IX-64)
    Type: 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)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-5)
    USS Yorktown (CV-5)
    Type: Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier