Allied Warships

Escort carriers

Long Island / Archer class

2 ships

The escort carrier USS Long Island (CVE 1) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeEscort carrier
Displacement16620 / 12860 (Archer) BRT 
Length492 feet 
Complement408 / 555 (Archer) men 
Armament1 4 DP gun
2 3" AA gun (2x1)
4 .50 Machine guns
16 aircraft

3 4 AA guns (3x1)
15 20mm AA
16 aircraft 

Max speed17.5 knots
EnginesDiesel engine, 1 shaft 
Power8.500 HP 
Notes on classHMS Archer is sometimes put in a class of her own. 

All ships of the Long Island / Archer class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Archer (D 78)

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Long Island (CVE 1)

2 Escort carriers of the Long Island / Archer class.

See all Escort carrier classes.

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