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 |- Aircraft carriers
 |        HMS Ark Royal (91)
 |        HMS Eagle
 |        HMS Hermes (95)
 |        I49 HMS Argus
 |--- class Implacable
 |        R10 HMS Indefatigable
 |        R86 HMS Implacable
 |--- class Illustrious
 |        R38 HMS Victorious
 |        R67 HMS Formidable
 |        R87 HMS Illustrious
 |        R92 HMS Indomitable
 |--- class Glorious
 |        HMS Courageous (50)
 |        HMS Furious (47)
 |        HMS Glorious (77)
 |--- 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
 |- Seaplane tenders
 |        HMS Alader Youssanoff
 |        HMS Ark Royal
 |        HMS Campania
 |        HMS Empress
 |        HMS Orlionoch
 |        HMS Riviera
 |        HMS Vindex
 |- CAM-ships
 |        HMS Pegasus
 |- Aircraft cruisers
 |--- class Glorious
 |        HMS Furious (47)
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CVE-8 USS Block Island (1943)
Type: Escort aircraft arriers
Class: Boque/Attacker
Other names: AVG-8, BAVG-8, ACV-8
Displacement: 14400
Aircraft capacity: 20
Fate: transferred to another country
  • She was originally laid down as freighter the SS Mormacpenn, but finished as escort carrier AVG-8.
  • Immediately after been completed in January 1943, she was transferred to the Royal Navy as HMS Hunter.
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  • D80 HMS Hunter (1943-1946)
    D80 HMS Hunter Type: Escort aircraft arriers
    Class: Boque/Attacker
    Fate: sold as merchant ship
  • In February 1943 she escorted convoy from USA to Casablanca.
  • In Summer 1943 she escorted convoys to Malta.
  • In September 1943 she supported the allied invasion of Salerno, Italy.
  • From October 1943 to March 1944 she was refitted and repaired in UK.
  • In August 1944 she supported Allied landing in Southern France (Operation Dragon).
  • In September-October 1944 she operated in Aegean Sea.
  • In November-December 1944 she was modified in UK and prepared for tropical operations.
  • In March 1945 she arrived off Ceylon.
  • In May 1945 she supported reoccupation of Rangoon.
  • On May 10th, 1945 she took part in the hunting for the Japanese Cruiser Haguro in the Andaman Sea.
  • In September 1945 she took part in recapturing of Malaya and Singapore.
  • In October 1945 she returned Belfast. UK.
  • She was returned to USA in December 1945, stricken in February 1946 and was sold into merchant service as SS Almdijk (later renamed Almdyk).
  • She was scrapped in Spain in 1965.


    Took part in wars:
    Battle of Atlantic (1939-1945)
    Mediterranean Theatre of War (1940-1945)
    Italian Campaign (1943-1945)
    Operation Dragoon - Allies landing in the South France (1944)
    Battle of Pacific Ocean (1941-1945)
    CBI - China Burma India Theater (1942-1945)
    Indian Ocean Theatre (1942-1945)

    Aircraft:
    Great Britain
          Supermarine Seafire [ 2 ].

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