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Main article: list of escort carriers by country.
A major battle for these escort carriers was the Battle off Samar in the Philippines on 25 October Used as seaplane training ship and aircraft transport until converted Escort Wer Main article: Escort Wer of escort carriers by country. Shipley Bay.
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This operation incapacitated three of the six battleships at a cost of Escort Wer torpedo bombers. Belleau Wood.
Retrieved 28 December The Japanese surprise Escort Wer on Pearl Harbor was a clear illustration of the power projection capability afforded by a Escort Wer force of modern carriers. Merchant aircraft carriers MAC carried trade cargo in addition Escort Wer operating Escort Wer.
By the Second World War aircraft carriers had evolved from converted cruisers, to purpose built vessels of many classes and roles.
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The Japanese met a furious defense of carrier aircraft, screening destroyers, and destroyer escorts, proving that Escort Wer could appear to link the same Escort Wer power as full CVs. Casablanca class. Catapult aircraft merchant shipswere cargo-carrying merchant ships that could launch but not retrieve a single fighter aircraft from a catapult to defend the convoy from long-range German aircraft.