Pages in category "World War II aircraft carriers of the United States". The
following 56 pages are in this category, out of 56 total. This list may not reflect
Oct 21, 2015 ... Listing of all aircraft carrier vessels used during World War 2 (1939-1945).
Jan 7, 2015 ... Many kinds of ships, such as battleships, submarines, and aircraft carriers, had
been used in previous wars, but the global nature of World War ...
World Aircraft Carriers List: US Fleet Carriers, WWII Era. Revised 26 November
2001. Version 2.06. Compiled and Maintained by: Andrew Toppan World Aircraft
Following the United States' entry into World War
I , development of the ship halted as the US Navy's need for more destroyers and convoy escort vessels precluded that for a new capital ship. Remaining at sea for several days, Lexington was unable to locate the Japane... More »
Apr 18, 2015 ... It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years
after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located ...
Each carrier at the time would have over thousand sailors and upwards of 30
aircraft. The US Navy fielded an incredible 36 carriers during WWII, the Royal
Apr 17, 2015 ... Experts have discovered a World War II US aircraft carrier that is "amazingly
intact" despite languishing on the bottom of the Pacific for more ...
Aug 31, 2013 ... Small World War II aircraft carriers depended on their catapults to operate aircraft.
This unique film offers a rare look at how US Navy carrier ...
Apr 21, 2015 ... Researchers have used an underwater drone to explore the wreck of USS
Independence, a light aircraft carrier that served during World War II ...