Allied Warships

Escort carriers

Bogue class

18 ships


The escort carrier USS Bogue of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeEscort carrier
Displacement16620 BRT 
Length496 feet 
Complement908 men 
Armament2 5" DP guns (2x1)
10 20 mm AA (10x1)
24 aircraft 
Max speed18 knots
EnginesSteam turbines 1 shaft 
Power8500 hp 
Notes on classThese ships were known as the Bogue class in the USN and the Attacker class in the Royal Navy. 


All ships of the Bogue class


US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Altamaha (i) (CVE 6) (To the Royal Navy as HMS Battler)
USS Altamaha (ii) (CVE 18)
USS Barnes (i) (CVE 7) (To the Royal Navy as HMS Attacker)
USS Barnes (ii) (CVE 20)
USS Block Island (i) (CVE 8) (To the Royal Navy as HMS Hunter)
USS Block Island (ii) (CVE 21) Lost on 29 May 1944
USS Bogue (CVE 9)
USS Breton (i) (CVE) (To the Royal Navy as HMS Chaser)
USS Breton (ii) (CVE 23)
USS Card (CVE 11)
USS Copahee (CVE 12)
USS Core (CVE 13)
USS Croatan (i) (CVE 14) (To the Royal Navy as HMS Fencer)
USS Croatan (ii) (CVE 25)
USS Hamlin (CVE 15) (To the Royal Navy as HMS Stalker)
USS Nassau (CVE 16)
USS Prince William (i) (CVE 19) (To the Royal Navy as HMS Striker)
USS St. George (CVE 17) (To the Royal Navy as HMS Pursuer)


18 Escort carriers of the Bogue class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Escort carrier classes.


Bogue class ships hit by U-boats (1)

29 May 1944USS Block Island (ii)SunkU-549

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