|Length||646 feet (oa)|
8 4" AA guns (4x2) 16 2pdr AA (4x4) 16 20mm AA 35 aircraft
|Max speed||24 knots|
|Engines||Geared turbines, 2 shafts|
|Notes on class|
Planned as an aircraft depot/maintenance ship to support the new Illustrious-class fleet aircraft carriers, but plans were altered to give the ship some ability to operate as an aircraft carrier of her own. After completion she was employed as a light fleet carrier but later in the war reverted to a maintenance/support/transport ship.
All ships of the Unicorn class
|HMS Unicorn (D 72)|
See all Aircraft carrier classes.
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