Allied Warships

Escort carriers

Nairana class

2 ships

The escort carrier HMS Nairana (D 05) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeEscort carrier
Displacement14050 BRT 
Length528.5 feet 
Complement728 men 
Armament2 4" (AA) guns (1x2)
16 2pdr (AA) (4x4)
16 20mm (AA) (8x2)
15 aircraft 
Max speed17 knots
EnginesDiesels, 2 shafts 
Power11000 HP 
Notes on classSpecifications above are for HMS Nairana.
Specifications for HMS Vindex same as above except;
Displacement: 13455 BRT
Lenght: 524 feet
Complement: 700 men 

All ships of the Nairana class

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HMS Nairana (D 05)
HMS Vindex (D 15)

2 Escort carriers of the Nairana class.

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