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WW2 U.S. Aircraft Carriers (1941-1945)

The American aircraft carrier force of World War 2 was instrumental in turning the tide of the War in the Pacific.

WW2 U.S. Aircraft Carriers (1941-1945)

The American aircraft carrier force of World War 2 was instrumental in turning the tide of the War in the Pacific.

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There are a total of 36 WW2 U.S. Aircraft Carriers (1941-1945) 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.





H
1
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HMS Victorious (R38)
HMS Victorious (R38)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
2
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Antietam (CV-36)
USS Antietam (CV-36)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
3
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Attu (CVE-102)
USS Attu (CVE-102)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
U
4
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Bogue (CVE-9)
USS Bogue (CVE-9)
Escort Carrier / Aircraft Carrier Warship
U
5
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
ADVERTISEMENTS
U
6
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Cabot (CVL-28)
USS Cabot (CVL-28)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
7
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
Comventilonally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
U
8
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Dixmude (A-609)
USS Dixmude (A-609)
Aircraft Transport / Escort Carrier
U
9
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Enterprise (CV-6)
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
10
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Essex (CV-9)
USS Essex (CV-9)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
11
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Franklin (CV-13)
USS Franklin (CV-13)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
U
12
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
13
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
Escort Carrier
U
14
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Hancock (CV-19)
USS Hancock (CV-19)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
15
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)
USS Hornet (CV-12)
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
U
16
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Hornet (CV-8)
USS Hornet (CV-8)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
17
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Independence (CVL-22)
USS Independence (CVL-22)
Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
U
18
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Intrepid (CV-11)
USS Intrepid (CV-11)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
19
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
Escort Carrier
U
20
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
21
1922
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Langley (CV-1)
USS Langley (CV-1)
Turbo Electrical-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
22
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Langley (CVL-27)
USS Langley (CVL-27)
Conventionall-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
23
1927
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Lexington (CV-2)
USS Lexington (CV-2)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
24
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
U
25
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Ranger (CV-4)
USS Ranger (CV-4)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
26
1924
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Sable (IX-81)
USS Sable (IX-81)
Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
U
27
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
Light Aircraft Carrier
U
28
1927
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Aircraft Carrier
U
29
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
U
30
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
31
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
U
32
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
33
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Wasp (CV-7)
USS Wasp (CV-7)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
34
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)
USS Wolverine (IX-64)
Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
U
35
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
U
36
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-5)
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier


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