List of escort carriers by country

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The list of escort carriers by country includes all escort aircraft carriers organized by country of origin and service. Where appropriate, a single ship may be listed under multiple countries. For the list of fleet and light carriers see List of aircraft carriers by country.

Carriers operated[edit]

Nation Planned Built Cancelled Operated Lost
Japan 9 2 9 4
UK 45 45 5
US 124 4 84


Escort carriers and similar aviation vessels operated by the Japanese Imperial Army:

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

See also[edit]



  • Chesneau, Roger (1998). Aircraft Carriers of the World, 1914 to the Present. An Illustrated Encyclopedia (Rev Ed). London: Brockhampton Press. p. 288. ISBN 1-86019-875-9.