Allied Warships

HMS Battler (D 18)

Escort Carrier of the Attacker class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeEscort Carrier
PennantD 18 
Built byIngalls Shipbuilding Corp. (Pascagoula, Mississippi, U.S.A.) 
Laid down15 Apr 1941 
Launched4 Apr 1942 
Commissioned31 Oct 1942 
End service12 Feb 1946 

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 12 February 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 28 March 1946.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 14 May 1946.

Former nameUSS Altamaha (i)

Commands listed for HMS Battler (D 18)

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1A/Capt. Frank Michael Rokeby Stephenson, RNApr 1942Jul 1944
2A/Capt. Hilary Norman, RNJul 1944Oct 1945 ?

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