Allied Warships

Escort carriers

Merchantile Conversion class

19 ships


The escort carrier HMS Empire Macandrew of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeEscort carrier
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Notes on classMany of these ships were tanker or grain carrier conversions and did continue to function as such even with the flight deck attached. The air crews were Royal Navy but many of the ships themselves were manned with civilians. 


All ships of the Merchantile Conversion class


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

Acavus
Adula
Alexia
Amastra
Ancylus
Empire Macandrew
Empire Maccabe
Empire Maccallum (MN)
Empire Macdermott
Empire Mackay
Empire Macmahon
Empire MacRae (MU)
Miralda
HMS Rapana
Empire Macalpine
Empire Maccoll
Empire MacKendrick


Royal Dutch Navy (more on Royal Dutch Navy)

Macoma
Gadila


19 Escort carriers of the Merchantile Conversion class.

See all Escort carrier classes.


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