Allied Warships

Aircraft Carriers

Eagle class

1 ship

The aircraft carrier HMS Eagle (94) of the Royal Navy. She was lost on 11 Aug 1942.

Technical information

TypeAircraft Carrier
Displacement22600 BRT 
Length667 feet (oa) 
Complement748 men 

9 6" guns (9x1)
4 4" AA guns (4x1)
8 2pdr AA (1x8)
21 aircraft 

Max speed24 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power50000 HP 
Notes on class 

Royal Navy Royal Navy ships of the Eagle class

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HMS Eagle (94) Lost on 11 Aug 1942

1 Aircraft Carrier of the Eagle class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier classes.

Eagle class ships hit by U-boats (1)

11 Aug 1942HMS EagleSunkU-73

Books dealing with this subject include:

Red Duster, White Ensign, Cameron, Ian, 1974

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