Korean War Aircraft Carriers (1950-1953)
The Korean War became the first true combat test of jet-powered aircraft launched and retrieved from carrier decks.There are a total of 9 Korean War Aircraft Carriers (1950-1953) 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.
HMS Unicorn 71 became a veteran of World War 2 and served with distinction during the Korean War....
Part of the large World War 2-era Essex-class, USS Antietam built her combat record in the ensuing Korean War of 19...
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 Bon Homme Richard CV-31 managed a service career from 1944 until 1971 - being decommissioned several times alon...
USS Essex CV-9 was lead ship of her Essex-class and proved critical to USN operations in the Pacific during World W...
The USS Hornet CV-12 survived all of World War 2, the Korean War and the Vietnam War to become a floating museum sh...
Part of the large World War 2-era Essex-class aircraft carrier force of the USN, USS Kearsarge managed a post-war c...
USS Lake Champlain, an Essex-class aircraft carrier, was a latecomer to World War 2 but served in the Korean War an...