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HMS Formidable (67) - Portaerei classe Illoustrius - Entrata in servizio	24 novembre 1940 - Lunghezza	226,7 m Larghezza	29 m Pescaggio	8,5 m Propulsione	Sei caldaie Admiralty Turbine con riduttori Parsons Tre assi 110.000 Shp (82 MW) Velocità	30,5 nodi  (56 km/h) Autonomia	11.000 mn a 14 nodi(20.000 km a 26 km/h) Equipaggio	1.200 - Demolita nel 1956 - Soprannome:	"The ship which launched itself" - La Formidable entra nel porto di Sydney. Notare il fumaiolo annerito dall'esplosione di un…

Torpedo netting, which spread across Sydney Harbour, was responsible for stopping the first submarine

HMS Argus, the first Aircraft carrier to have a full flight deck and a lift. The aircraft is a Blackburn biplane. The Argus was built in 1918, by converting an incomplete Italian liner. Survived scrapping post WWI & briefly escort carrier & transport in early WWII.

HMS Argus, the first Aircraft carrier to have a full flight deck and a lift.

Aircraft Carrier USS Cabot (CVL-28)  - Portaerei leggera classe Independence - Entrata in servizio luglio 1943 - Caratteristiche generali Dislocamento	13.000 t, 16.185 t a pieno carico Lunghezza	189,9 m Larghezza	22 m Pescaggio	7,9 m Propulsione	vapore: 4 caldaie 4 turbine General Electric 4 eliche Potenza: 100.000 hp Velocità	32 nodi  (59 km/h) Equipaggio	1.112 - Acquistata dalla Marina Spagnola nel 1972 - Radiata nel 1988. Trasformata in nave museo dal 1989, poi demolita nel 2002.

Aircraft Carrier USS Cabot (CVL-28) - Portaerei leggera classe Independence - Entrata in servizio luglio 1943 - Caratteristiche generali Dislocamento 13.000 t, 16.185 t a pieno carico Lunghezza 189,9 m Larghezza 22 m Pescaggio 7,9 m Propulsione vapore: 4 caldaie 4 turbine General Electric 4 eliche Potenza: 100.000 hp Velocità 32 nodi (59 km/h) Equipaggio 1.112 - Acquistata dalla Marina Spagnola nel 1972 - Radiata nel 1988. Trasformata in nave museo dal 1989, poi demolita nel 2002.

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JIN Amagi Unryū-class aircraft carrier 17,150 tons - 10 August 1944 Sunk 27 July 1945

Japanese carrier Amagi around the time of her commissioning, August

1898 IJN standing fleet (Jobi-kantai)

Cruiser "Hashidate" (foreground) and battleship "Zhenyuan" (behind) fire a salute. The Standing IPN Fleet (Jobi-kantai) at Kobe, Japan, on 19 November

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The World War I vintage HMS Argus was one of the first aircraft carriers ever built but operated throughout World War II. Its large hangars were capable of holding fixed wing aircraft.

Aircraft Carrier USS Cabot (CVL-28)  - Portaerei leggera classe Independence - Entrata in servizio luglio 1943 - Caratteristiche generali Dislocamento	13.000 t, 16.185 t a pieno carico Lunghezza	189,9 m Larghezza	22 m Pescaggio	7,9 m Propulsione	vapore: 4 caldaie 4 turbine General Electric 4 eliche Potenza: 100.000 hp Velocità	32 nodi  (59 km/h) Equipaggio	1.112 - Acquistata dalla Marina Spagnola nel 1972 - Radiata nel 1988. Trasformata in nave museo dal 1989, poi demolita nel 2002.

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HMS Thane (D 48) (British Escort carrier) -At 13.28 hours on 15 Jan 1945 the unescorted HMS Thane (D 48) (A/Capt E.R.G. Baker, RN) was hit in the stern by a torpedo from U-1172 six cables 132° from Clyde Light Vessel. The escort carrier was ferrying aircraft when she was probably hit by a Gnat. She was towed to Greenock by HMS Loring (K 565) and declared a total loss.

HMS Thane (D (British Escort carrier) - Ships hit by German U-boats during WWII

The fourth USS Princeton (CVL-23) was a United States Navy Independence-class aircraft carrier active in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. It was launched in 1941 and lost at the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

The Battle of Leyte Gulf was fought from October 1944 and was the largest naval battle of World War II. It may well be regarded as the largest naval

HMS Exmoor (L08) On 14 December 1941 she deployed to reinforce the escort of Convoy HG76, which was under heavy attack by German submarines in the North Atlantic Ocean. On 17 December 1941, she joined Blankney, the destroyer Stanley, the corvette Pentstemon, the sloop Stork, and a Grumman Martlet aircraft from the Fleet Air Arm's 802 Naval Air Squadron aboard the escort aircraft carrier Audacity in a depth-charge attack which forced the German submarine U-131 to the surface, where she was…

HMS Exmoor On 14 December 1941 she deployed to reinforce the escort of…

This is not a modern "art" painting but a moment from sea battle in the Pacific. USS Enterprise and other ships of her screen are in action during the Battle of Santa Cruz, 26 Oct 1942. Two Japanese dive bombers are visible directly above the carrier and towards the center of the image. A flash from the battleship South Dakota's (BB-57) anti-aircraft guns can be seen in the distance. Every puff of black smoke is potentially a kiss of death for aircraft flying through the barrage.

history-museum: “USS Enterprise in action during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands. A bomb is exploding off her stern, while two Japanese dive bombers are visible directly above the carrier.

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