List of United States Navy escort aircraft carriers


List of United States Navy escort aircraft carriers

United States Navy ship types

This is a list of escort aircraft carriers of the United States Navy. For classes, see list of aircraft carrier classes of the United States Navy.

Note that many of the lower-numbered carriers were transferred to the Royal Navy, where they received new names. For instance, "Breton" (CVE-10) became HMS "Chaser" (D32). The new names are mentioned in each article individually.


By hull number
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*(CVE-1) "Long Island"
*AVG-1 / BAVG-1 became HMS Archer
*AVG-2 / BAVG-2 became HMS Avenger
*AVG-3 / BAVG-3 became HMS Biter later French Navy Dixmud
*AVG-4 / BAVG-4 became HMS Charger later USS Charger (CVE-30)
*AVG-5 / BAVG-5 became HMS Dasher
*BAVG-6 became HMS Tracker
*(CVE-6) "Altamaha" became HMS Battler
*(CVE-7) "Barnes" became HMS Attacker
*(CVE-8) "Block Island" became HMS Hunter
*(CVE-9) "Bogue"
*(CVE-10) "Breton" became HMS Chaser
*(CVE-11) "Card"
*(CVE-12) "Copahee"
*(CVE-13) "Core"
*(CVE-14) "Croatan" became HMS Fencer
*(CVE-15) "Hamlin" became HMS Stalker
*(CVE-16) "Nassau"
*(CVE-17) "St. George" became HMS Pursuer
*(CVE-18) "Altamaha"
*(CVE-19) "Prince William" became HMS Striker
*(CVE-20) "Barnes"
*(CVE-21) "Block Island"
*CVE-22 became HMS Searcher
*(CVE-23) "Breton"
*CVE-24 became HMS Ravager
*(CVE-25) "Croatan"
*(CVE-26) "Sangamon"
*(CVE-27) "Suwannee"
*(CVE-28) "Chenango"
*(CVE-29) "Santee"
*(CVE-30) "Charger" same ship as AVG-4 and HMS Charger
*(CVE-31) "Prince William"
*(CVE-32) "Chatham" became HMS Slinger
*(CVE-33) "Glacier" became HMS Atheling
*(CVE-34) "Pybus" became HMS Emperor
*(CVE-35) "Baffins" became HMS Ameer
*(CVE-36) "Bolinas" became HMS Begum
*(CVE-37) "Bastian" became HMS Trumpeter
*(CVE-38) "Carnegie" became HMS Empress
*(CVE-39) "Cordova" became HMS Khedive
*(CVE-40) "Delgada" became HMS Speaker
*(CVE-41) "Edisto" became HMS Nabob
*(CVE-42) "Estero" became HMS Premier
*(CVE-43) "Jamaica" became HMS Shah
*(CVE-44) "Keweenaw" became HMS Patroller
*(CVE-45) "Prince" became HMS Rajah
*(CVE-46) "Niantic" became HMS Ranee
*(CVE-47) "Perdido" became HMS Trouncer
*(CVE-48) "Sunset" became HMS Thane
*(CVE-49) "St. Andrews" became HMS Queen
*(CVE-50) "St. Joseph" became HMS Ruler
*(CVE-51) "St. Simon" became HMS Arbiter
*(CVE-52) "Vermillion" became HMS Smiter
*(CVE-53) "Willapa" became HMS Puncher
*(CVE-54) "Winjah" became HMS Reaper
*(CVE-55) "Casablanca"
*(CVE-56) "Liscome Bay"
*(CVE-57) "Coral Sea/Anzio"
*(CVE-58) "Corregidor"
*(CVE-59) "Mission Bay"
*(CVE-60) "Guadalcanal"
*(CVE-61) "Manila Bay"
*(CVE-62) "Natoma Bay"
*(CVE-63) "Midway/St. Lo"
*(CVE-64) "Didrickson Bay/Tripoli"
*(CVE-65) "Wake Island"
*(CVE-66) "White Plains"
*(CVE-67) "Solomons"
*(CVE-68) "Kalinin Bay"
*(CVE-69) "Kasaan Bay"
*(CVE-70) "Fanshaw Bay"
*(CVE-71) "Kitkun Bay"
*(CVE-72) "Tulagi"
*(CVE-73) "Gambier Bay"
*(CVE-74) "Nehenta Bay"
*(CVE-75) "Hoggatt Bay"
*(CVE-76) "Kadashan Bay"
*(CVE-77) "Marcus Island"
*(CVE-78) "Savo Island"
*(CVE-79) "Ommaney Bay"
*(CVE-80) "Petrof Bay"
*(CVE-81) "Rudyerd Bay"
*(CVE-82) "Saginaw Bay"
*(CVE-83) "Sargent Bay"
*(CVE-84) "Shamrock Bay"
*(CVE-85) "Shipley Bay"
*(CVE-86) "Sitkoh Bay"
*(CVE-87) "Steamer Bay"
*(CVE-88) "Cape Esperance"
*(CVE-89) "Takanis Bay"
*(CVE-90) "Thetis Bay"
*(CVE-91) "Makassar Strait"
*(CVE-92) "Windham Bay"
*(CVE-93) "Makin Island"
*(CVE-94) "Lunga Point"
*(CVE-95) "Bismarck Sea"
*(CVE-96) "Salamaua"
*(CVE-97) "Hollandia"
*(CVE-98) "Kwajalein"
*(CVE-99) "Admiralty Islands"
*(CVE-100) "Bougainville"
*(CVE-101) "Matanikau"
*(CVE-102) "Attu"
*(CVE-103) "Roi"
*(CVE-104) "Munda"
*(CVE-105) "Commencement Bay"
*(CVE-106) "Block Island"
*(CVE-107) "Gilbert Islands"
*(CVE-108) "Kula Gulf"
*(CVE-109) "Cape Gloucester"
*(CVE-110) "Salerno Bay"
*(CVE-111) "Vella Gulf"
*(CVE-112) "Siboney"
*(CVE-113) "Puget Sound"
*(CVE-114) "Rendova"
*(CVE-115) "Bairoko"
*(CVE-116) "Badoeng Strait"
*(CVE-117) "Saidor"
*(CVE-118) "Sicily"
*(CVE-119) "Point Cruz"
*(CVE-120) "Mindoro"
*(CVE-121) "Rabaul"
*(CVE-122) "Palau"
*(CVE-123) "Tinian"
*CVE-124 "Bastogne" cancelled
*CVE-125 "Eniwetok" cancelled
*(CVE-126) "Lingayen"
*(CVE-127) "Okinawa"


By name
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*"Admiralty Islands" (CVE-99)
*"Altamaha" (CVE-18)
*"Altamaha" (CVE-6)
*"Attu" (CVE-102)
*"Badoeng Strait" (CVE-116)
*"Baffins" (CVE-35)
*"Bairoko" (CVE-115)
*"Barnes" (CVE-20)
*"Barnes" (CVE-7)
*"Bastian" (CVE-37)
* "Bastogne" (CVE-124) cancelled
*"Bismarck Sea" (CVE-95)
*"Block Island" (CVE-106)
*"Block Island" (CVE-21)
*"Block Island" (CVE-8)
*"Bogue" (CVE-9)
*"Bolinas" (CVE-36)
*"Bougainville" (CVE-100)
*"Breton" (CVE-10)
*"Breton" (CVE-23)
*"Cape Esperance" (CVE-88)
*"Cape Gloucester" (CVE-109)
*"Card" (CVE-11)
*"Carnegie" (CVE-38)
*"Casablanca" (CVE-55)
*"Charger" (CVE-30)
*"Chatham" (CVE-32)
*"Chenango" (CVE-28)
*"Commencement Bay" (CVE-105)
*"Copahee" (CVE-12)
*"Coral Sea/Anzio" (CVE-57)
*"Cordova" (CVE-39)
*"Core" (CVE-13)
*"Corregidor" (CVE-58)
*"Croatan" (CVE-14)
*"Croatan" (CVE-25)
*"Delgada" (CVE-40)
*"Didrickson Bay/Tripoli" (CVE-64)
*"Edisto" (CVE-41)
* "Eniwetok" (CVE-125) cancelled
*"Estero" (CVE-42)
*"Fanshaw Bay" (CVE-70)
*"Gambier Bay" (CVE-73)
*"Gilbert Islands" (CVE-107)
*"Glacier" (CVE-33)
*"Guadalcanal" (CVE-60)
*"Hamlin" (CVE-15)
*"Hoggatt Bay" (CVE-75)
*"Hollandia" (CVE-97)
*"Jamaica" (CVE-43)
*"Kadashan Bay" (CVE-76)
*"Kalinin Bay" (CVE-68)
*"Kasaan Bay" (CVE-69)
*"Keweenaw" (CVE-44)
*"Kitkun Bay" (CVE-71)
*"Kula Gulf" (CVE-108)
*"Kwajalein" (CVE-98)
*"Lingayen" (CVE-126)
*"Liscome Bay" (CVE-56)
*"Long Island" (CVE-1)
*"Lunga Point" (CVE-94)
*"Makassar Strait" (CVE-91)
*"Makin Island" (CVE-93)
*"Manila Bay" (CVE-61)
*"Marcus Island" (CVE-77)
*"Matanikau" (CVE-101)
*"Midway/St. Lo" (CVE-63)
*"Mindoro" (CVE-120)
*"Mission Bay" (CVE-59)
*"Munda" (CVE-104)
*"Nassau" (CVE-16)
*"Natoma Bay" (CVE-62)
*"Nehenta Bay" (CVE-74)
*"Niantic" (CVE-46)
*"Okinawa" (CVE-127)
*"Ommaney Bay" (CVE-79)
*"Palau" (CVE-122)
*"Perdido" (CVE-47)
*"Petrof Bay" (CVE-80)
*"Point Cruz" (CVE-119)
*"Prince" (CVE-45)
*"Prince William" (CVE-19)
*"Prince William" (CVE-31)
*"Puget Sound" (CVE-113)
*"Pybus" (CVE-34)
*"Rabaul" (CVE-121)
*"Rendova" (CVE-114)
*"Roi" (CVE-103)
*"Rudyerd Bay" (CVE-81)
*"Saginaw Bay" (CVE-82)
*"Saidor" (CVE-117)
*"Salamaua" (CVE-96)
*"Salerno Bay" (CVE-110)
*"Sangamon" (CVE-26)
*"Santee" (CVE-29)
*"Sargent Bay" (CVE-83)
*"Savo Island" (CVE-78)
*"Shamrock Bay" (CVE-84)
*"Shipley Bay" (CVE-85)
*"Siboney" (CVE-112)
*"Sicily" (CVE-118)
*"Sitkoh Bay" (CVE-86)
*"Solomons" (CVE-67)
*"St. Andrews" (CVE-49)
*"St. George" (CVE-17)
*"St. Joseph" (CVE-50)
*"St. Simon" (CVE-51)
*"Steamer Bay" (CVE-87)
*"Sunset" (CVE-48)
*"Suwannee" (CVE-27)
*"Takanis Bay" (CVE-89)
*"Thetis Bay" (CVE-90)
*"Tinian" (CVE-123)
*"Tulagi" (CVE-72)
*"Vella Gulf" (CVE-111)
*"Vermillion" (CVE-52)
*"Wake Island" (CVE-65)
*"White Plains" (CVE-66)
*"Willapa" (CVE-53)
*"Windham Bay" (CVE-92)
*"Winjah" (CVE-54)

Source: The Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, by James C. Fahey, Associate, United States Naval Institute, 1945 (Victory Edition)


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