Escort Aircraft Carriers
Escort Carriers were the 'little sisters' to the main carrier types during World War 2 - though just as important as their larger counterparts while much less expensive to build.There are a total of 13 Escort Aircraft Carriers in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
This listing also includes Helicopter Carriers and Escort Carriers. Also consider Modern aircraft carriers.
The United Kingdom had always been on the cutting edge of naval design and HMS Audacity was no exception....
A seaplane launched from HMS Ben-my-Chree became the first aircraft to deliver a torpedo against an enemy ship....
The Moskva-class vessels were not true aircraft carriers in that they were specifically designed to carry helicopte...
USS Attu CVE-102 escort aircraft carrier saw service through the final years of World War 2, eventually being sold ...
USS Badoeng Straight CVE-116 missed out on combat service in World War 2 but more than made up for it with a commit...
USS Bogue CVE-9 was an escort carrier laid down for the United States Navy - its hull begining life as a mercantile...
The American-built Dixmude served with British forces through World War 2 via Lend-Lease then with French forces be...
USS Franklin CV-13 made up a critical portion of the all-important Essex-class escort carrier group of the United S...
Escort carriers like USS Kalinin Bay CVE-68 strengthened the United States Navy aircraft carrier inventory consider...
The USS Liscome Bay was tragically sunk by a Japanese submarine on November 24th, 1943 with the loss of 644 of her ...
USS Shamrock CVE-84 was part of the large Casablanca-class escort carrier group serving the United States Navy duri...