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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.





HMS Victorious (R38)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the HMS Victorious (R38)
001
National Flag Graphic
1941
USS Antietam (CV-36)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Antietam (CV-36)
002
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Attu (CVE-102)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Attu (CVE-102)
003
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Bogue (CVE-9)
Escort Carrier / Aircraft Carrier Warship
Picture of the USS Bogue (CVE-9)
004
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)
005
National Flag Graphic
1944
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USS Cabot (CVL-28)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Cabot (CVL-28)
006
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
Comventilonally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Cowpens (CVL-25)
007
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Dixmude (A-609)
Aircraft Transport / Escort Carrier
Picture of the USS Dixmude (A-609)
008
National Flag Graphic
1940
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Enterprise (CV-6)
009
National Flag Graphic
1938
USS Essex (CV-9)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Essex (CV-9)
0010
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Franklin (CV-13)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Franklin (CV-13)
0011
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42)
0012
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
Escort Carrier
Picture of the USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
0013
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Hancock (CV-19)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Hancock (CV-19)
0014
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Hornet (CV-12)
Conventionally-Powered Fleet Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Hornet (CV-12)
0015
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Hornet (CV-8)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Hornet (CV-8)
0016
National Flag Graphic
1941
USS Independence (CVL-22)
Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Independence (CVL-22)
0017
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Intrepid (CV-11)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Intrepid (CV-11)
0018
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
Escort Carrier
Picture of the USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
0019
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
0020
National Flag Graphic
1945
USS Langley (CV-1)
Turbo Electrical-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Langley (CV-1)
0021
National Flag Graphic
1922
USS Langley (CVL-27)
Conventionall-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Langley (CVL-27)
0022
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Lexington (CV-2)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Lexington (CV-2)
0023
National Flag Graphic
1927
USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56)
0024
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Ranger (CV-4)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Ranger (CV-4)
0025
National Flag Graphic
1934
USS Sable (IX-81)
Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Sable (IX-81)
0026
National Flag Graphic
1924
USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
Light Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30)
0027
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Saratoga (CV-3)
0028
National Flag Graphic
1927
USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)
0029
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Shangri-La (CV-38)
0030
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
Escort Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS St. Lo (CVE-63)
0031
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
0032
National Flag Graphic
1944
USS Wasp (CV-7)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Wasp (CV-7)
0033
National Flag Graphic
1940
USS Wolverine (IX-64)
Aviator Training Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Wolverine (IX-64)
0034
National Flag Graphic
1942
USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-10 / CVA-10 / CVS-10)
0035
National Flag Graphic
1943
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Picture of the USS Yorktown (CV-5)
0036
National Flag Graphic
1937


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