Escort Carrier Class Specifications

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ww2dbaseEscort Carrier Classes During World War II

Escort Carrier ClassNavyProductionYears in ProductionHull TypeStandard DisplacementFull Load DisplacementOverall LengthInstalled PowerSpeedTotal ComplementOperational Aircraft
(long tons)(long tons)(feet)(horsepower)(knots)(people)(planes)
1LangleyUSN11937Collier12,90014,1005427,2001646836
2AudacityRN11941Merchant ship11,0004675,200154806
3Long Island/Archer-classUSN/RN21941C-3 merchant9,00015,7004928,50017555-85615-30
4Taiyo-classIJN31941-42Passenger liner17,83020,00059125,20021747-85023-24
5Charger/Avenger-classUSN/RN41941-42C-3 merchant8,2009,0004928,5001755515-21
6Bogue/Attacker-classUSN/RN221942-43C-3 merchant8,39013,9804958,50016-18890-97019-24
7Sangamon-classUSN41942T-3 tanker11,40024,27555313,50018860-1,08025-32
8ActivityRN11942Merchant ship11,80014,25051312,0001870010
9Bogue/Ruler(Ameer)-classRN231942-43C-3 merchant8,39013,9804929,3501764624
10Casablanca-classUSN501942-44S merchant8,18810,9025129,00019910-91627
11Pretoria CastleRN11943Passenger liner23,45059416,0001821
12Shin'yoIJN11943Passenger liner17,20020,26162126,0002294227
14KaiyoIJN11943Passenger liner13,40016,22354652,0002382924
13Nairana-"class"RN31943-44Merchant ships13,50015,97053012,00016-18639-72815-20
15Commencement Bay-classUSN101944-45T-3 tanker10,90024,10055716,000191,06634
Total Production127


Notes:
  1. Values were obtained from multiple sources. Some reported values may not be directly comparable with others in the same column.
  2. Six CVEs included in the table represent single-ship "classes."
  3. The Nairana "class" is comprised of three unrelated conversions of merchant ships.
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Source(s):
Hazegray.org - Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
History of War.org
Naval History.net - Service Histories of 1,000 Royal and Dominion Navy Warships
Royalnavyresearcharchive.org
Stille, Mark E (2013). The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific WarWikipedia.org

Added By:
Bob Bryant





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