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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.

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.

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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 (I72)
Maintenance Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the HMS Unicorn (I72)
001
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Antietam (CV-36)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Antietam (CV-36)
002
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)
Conventionally-Powered Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)
003
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
004
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Essex (CV-9)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Essex (CV-9)
005
National Flag Graphic
1942
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USS Hornet (CV-12)
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)
006
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Kearsarge (CV-33)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33)
007
National Flag Graphic
1946
USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
008
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Oriskany (CV-34)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Oriskany (CV-34)
009
National Flag Graphic
1950


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