Allied Warships

Escort carriers

Royal Navy

The Attacker class escort carrier HMS Tracker (D 24) of the Royal Navy.

All Escort carrier classes (in service with the Royal Navy).

 Avenger / Charger (5)1941 - 1942
 Audacity (1)1941 - 1941
 Attacker (11)1942 - 1943
 Activity (1)1942 - 1942
 Ameer (23)1943 - 1944
 Merchantile Conversion (19)1943 - 1944
 Nairana (2)1943 - 1943
 Pretoria Castle (1)1943 - 1943
 Campania (1)1944 - 1944

9 ship classes.

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Escort carriers



Royal Navy21 Dec 1941HMS Audacity (D 10)Audacity 


Royal Navy15 Nov 1942HMS Avenger (D 14)Avenger / Charger 


Royal Navy27 Mar 1943HMS Dasher (D 37)Avenger / Charger 
US Navy24 Nov 1943USS Liscome Bay (CVE 56)Casablanca 


US Navy29 May 1944USS Block Island (ii) (CVE 21)Bogue 
US Navy25 Oct 1944USS Gambier Bay (CVE 73)Casablanca 
US Navy25 Oct 1944USS Midway (i) / St. Lo (CVE 63)Casablanca 


US Navy4 Jan 1945USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)Casablanca 
US Navy21 Feb 1945USS Bismark Sea (CVE 95)Casablanca 

9 Escort carriers lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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