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 |- Aircraft carriers
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 |        HMS Eagle
 |        HMS Hermes (95)
 |        I49 HMS Argus
 |--- class Implacable
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 |--- class Illustrious
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 |--- class Glorious
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 |--- class Audacious
 |        R05 HMS Eagle
 |        R09 HMS Ark Royal
 |- Escort aircraft arriers
 |--- class Boque/Attacker
 |        D01 HMS Ameer
 |        D09 HMS Trumpeter
 |        D19 HMS Queen
 |        D23 HMS Premier
 |        D38 HMS Begum
 |        D40 HMS Searcher
 |        D42 HMS Empress
 |        D62 HMS Khedive
 |        D73 HMS Pursuer
 |        D77 HMS Nabob
 |        D79 HMS Puncher
 |        D80 HMS Hunter
 |        D98 HMS Emperor
 |--- class Avenger/Charger
 |        D27 HMS Charger
 |        D37 HMS Dasher
 |        D97 HMS Biter
 |- Light fleet aircraft arriers
 |--- class Colossus
 |        R15 HMS Colossus
 |        R16 HMS Triumph
 |        R31 HMS Warrior
 |        R62 HMS Glory
 |        R63 HMS Venerable
 |        R64 HMS Theseus
 |        R68 HMS Ocean
 |        R71 HMS Vengeance
 |--- class Centaur
 |        R06 HMS Centaur
 |        R07 HMS Albion
 |        R08 HMS Bulwark
 |        R12 HMS Hermes
 |--- class Nairana
 |        D05 HMS Nairana
 |        D15 HMS Vindex
 |--- class Majestic
 |        R49 HMS Hercules
 |--- class Invincible
 |        R05 HMS Invincible
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 |        HMS Vindex
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 |        HMS Pegasus
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 |--- class Glorious
 |        HMS Furious (47)
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D37 HMS Dasher (1942-1943)
D37 HMS Dasher Type: Escort aircraft arriers
Class: Avenger/Charger
Other names: Rio de Janeiro, AVG-5, BAVG-5
Displacement: 8200
Aircraft capacity: 15
Fate: sank due to accident
  • Originally she was laid down as Rio de Janeiro passenger-cargo vessel, but purchased by the US Navy and finished British Auxiliary Aircraft Carrier BAVG-5.
  • She was commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS Dasher in July 1942.
  • In August 1942 she provided antisubmarine patrol in Atlantic.
  • In November 1942 she took part in the Operation Torch the Allied landings in North Africa.
  • In early 1943 she escorted convoys in North Atlantic to the Russia.
  • On March 27th, 1943 during preparing for the raid against German battleship Tirpitz she she suffered a huge internal explosion and sank. 379 crewmen were killed.


    Took part in wars:
    Battle of Atlantic (1939-1945)
    Operation Torch - Allies landing in the Northern Africa (1942)
    Mediterranean Theatre of War (1940-1945)

    Aircraft:
    Great Britain
          Fairey Swordfish [ 5 ];
          Hawker Hurricane/Sea Hurricane [ 21 ].

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