Allied Warships

Escort carriers

Royal Navy


The escort carrier HMS Biter of the Avenger / Charger class.

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

ClassCommissioned
 Audacity (1)1941 - 1941
 Avenger / Charger (4)1941 - 1942
 Long Island / Archer (1)1941 - 1941
 Activity (1)1942 - 1942
 Attacker (11)1942 - 1943
 Ameer (23)1943 - 1944
 Merchantile Conversion (17)1943 - 1944
 Nairana (2)1943 - 1943
 Pretoria Castle (1)1943 - 1943
 Campania (1)1944 - 1944


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


 DateVesselClass

1941

21 Dec 1941HMS Audacity (D 10)Audacity 

1942

15 Nov 1942HMS Avenger (D 14)Avenger / Charger 

1943

27 Mar 1943HMS Dasher (D 37)Avenger / Charger 
24 Nov 1943USS Liscome Bay (CVE 56)Casablanca 

1944

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

1945

4 Jan 1945USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)Casablanca 
21 Feb 1945USS Bismark Sea (CVE 95)Casablanca 

9 Escort carriers lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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