Allied Warships

Light fleet carriers

The Independence class light fleet carrier USS Independence (CVL 22) of the US Navy.

All Light fleet carrier classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


US Navy

 Independence (9)1943 - 1943

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: Light fleet carriers



US Navy24 Oct 1944USS Princeton (CVL 23)Independence 

1 Light fleet carriers lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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