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The list of aircraft carriers contains all aircraft carriers listed alphabetically by name.

Those listed in Bold are currently in active service.

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  • Dashermarker ( ): 8200 ton aircraft carrier, sunk March 27, 1943
  • Dedalo ( , 1918): (ex-British merchantman Neuenfels, converted to seaplane carrier in Spain 22 October 1918) - Sunk 18 July 1937
  • Dédalo ( , 1967): 11,000 ton Independence class light carrier, former USS Cabot, served from 1967 through August 1989.
  • Dixmude ( ): Charger class light carrier in service from 1945 to 1966
  • Dristigheten ( ): 2,270 ton seaplane tender. Converted from coastal defence ship in 1927-1928.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower ( ): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 18 October 1977.


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  • George H. W. Bush ( ): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commisioned 10 January 2009.
  • George Washington ( ): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 4 July 1992.
  • Georges Pompidou ( ): (tentative name) modified version of UK Queen Elizabeth class design
  • Giuseppe Garibaldi ( ): (1983) - Fleet flagship
  • Giuseppe Miraglia ( ): (1923) (seaplane carrier) BU 1950
  • Glorious ( ): 22,500 ton aircraft carrier, sunk June 8, 1940
  • Gotland ( ): 4,600 ton seaplane cruiser, originally planned as a through-deck seaplane carrier. Launched 1933, commissioned 1934 and converted into an anti-aircraft cruiser in 1944.
  • Graf Zeppelinmarker ( ): (1938) (not completed) - Captured by the USSR April 1945 but not used as a carrier. Sank after used as bomb & torpedo target by USSR, August 1947.


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  • Hancock ( ): 27,100 ton Essex class fleet carrier, commissioned 15 April 1944 through 30 January 1976.
  • Harry S.marker Trumanmarker ( ): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 25 July 1998.
  • Hermes ( ): 10,850 ton aircraft carrier, sunk April 9, 1942
  • Hermes ( ) (1959): Centaur class aircraft carrier built in 1944-1959. In service until 1984 with Royal Navy, and then transferred to India as Viraat
  • Hiyō ( ) launched 24 June 1941 and commissioned 31 July 1942 sunk 21 June 1944
  • Hiryū ( ) launched 15 November 1937, commissioned 5 July 1939, sunk at the Battle of Midwaymarker 5 June 1942.
  • Hornet CV-8marker ( ): 25,600 ton Yorktown class fleet carrier, commissioned 20 October 1941 and sunk 27 October 1942.
  • Hornet CV-12marker ( ): 27,100 ton Essex class fleet carrier, commissioned 29 November 1943 through 26 June 1970. Currently a floating museum in Alameda, CA USA
  • Hōshō ( )


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  • La Fayette ( ): 11,000 ton Independence class light carrier, former USS Langley, serving from 1951 through 1963.
  • Lake Champlain ( ): 27,100 ton Essex class fleet carrier, commissioned 3 June 1945 through 2 May 1966.
  • Langleymarker ( ): 11,500 ton light aircraft carrier and seaplane tender, commissioned from 20 March 1922 through 27 February 1942 when sunk.
  • Langley ( ): 11,000 ton Independence class light carrier, commissioned 31 August 1943 through 11 February 1947, later transferred to France as La Fayette.
  • Leningrad ( )
  • Lexingtonmarker ( ): 33,000 ton Lexington class fleet carrier, commissioned from 14 December 1927 through 8 May 1942 when sunk.
  • Lexingtonmarker ( ): 27,100 ton Essex class fleet carrier, commissioned from 17 February 1943 through 8 November 1991.
  • Leyte ( ): 27,100 ton Essex class fleet carrier, commissioned 11 April 1946 through 15 May 1959.
  • Long Island ( ): 13,500 ton Long Island class escort carrier, commissioned 2 June 1941 through 26 March 1946.


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  • HMCS Nabob ( ): (1943) - BU in Taiwan around 1977
  • Nairana ( ): 11,420 ton aircraft carrier
  • Nigitsu Maru ( )
  • Nimitz ( ): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 3 May 1975.
  • Nord (1898) (merchantman converted to seaplane carrier) fate unknown
  • Novorossiysk ( ): (1978) BU 1997 South Korea


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  • Ocean ( ): Colossus class aircraft carrier
  • Onuyo ( ): 17,830 ton aircraft carrier
  • Oriskanymarker ( ): 27,100 ton Essex class fleet carrier, commissioned 25 September 1950 through 30 September 1975, scuttled as reef 17 May 2006, Florida.


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  • Randolph ( ): 27,100 ton Essex class fleet carrier, commissioned 9 October 1944 through 13 February 1969.
  • Ranger ( ): 14,500 ton aircraft carrier, commissioned 4 June 1934 through 18 October 1946, sold for scrap.
  • Rangermarker ( ): 81,100 ton Forrestal class supercarrier, commissioned 10 August 1957 through 10 July 1993.
  • Reprisal ( ): 27,100 ton Essex class fleet carrier, laid down 1 July 1944 but cancelled 12 August 1945.
  • Ronald Reagan ( ): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in active service, commissioned 12 July 2003.
  • Rouen (1912) (merchantman converted to seaplane carrier) captured by Germany 1940s
  • Ruler class ( ): 11,420 ton aircraft carrier class of 24
  • Ryuho ( )
  • Ryūjō ( )


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  • Ulyanovsk ( ) (-) (not completed) BU 1992. A sister ship was probably planned.
  • United States ( ): 68,000 ton unique super-heavy aircraft carrier, laid down 18 April 1949, but cancelled 23 April 1949.
  • Unryū ( )
  • Unyo ( )


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  • HMCS Warrior ( ): (1944) - Returned to Britain 1948, sold to Argentina 1958 and renamed Independencia, BU 1971
  • Wasp marker ( ): 14,700 ton unique aircraft carrier, commissioned 25 May 1940 through 15 September 1942 when sunk.
  • Wasp ( ): 27,100 ton Essex class fleet carrier, commissioned 24 November 1943 through 1 July 1972.
  • Wright ( ): 14,500 ton Saipan class light carrier, commissioned 9 February 1947 through 27 May 1970.
  • Wolverine ( ): 7,200 ton unique aircraft carrier, commissioned 12 August 1942 through 1945.


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  • Yamashiro Maru ( ): Sank by US Aircraft 17 February 1945
  • Yorktown marker ( ): 19,900 ton Yorktown class aircraft carrier, commissioned 30 September 1937 through 7 June 1942 when sunk.
  • Yorktown marker ( ): 27,500 ton Essex class aircraft carrier, commissioned 15 April 1943 through 27 June 1970, became a museum ship.


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