Avenger / Charger class
|Displacement||15120 / 16000 (Charger) BRT|
|Complement||550 / 856 (Charger) men|
|Armament||3 4/50 DP guns.
19 20 mm AA.
Charger; 1 5/38 DP gun. 4 single 3/50 AA guns. 4 quad 40 mm AA.
Aircraft: 15 (Charger in US service up to 36).
|Max speed||16.5 knots|
|Engines||Doxford diesels 1 shaft|
|Notes on class||These ships were all built in the US in 1941-1942. One of them, USS Charger served in the U.S.N.|
All ships of the Avenger / Charger class
|HMS Avenger (D 14)||Lost on 15 Nov 1942|
|HMS Biter (D 97)|
|HMS Charger (D 27) (To the United States as USS Charger)|
|HMS Dasher (D 37)||Lost on 27 Mar 1943|
|USS Charger (CVE 30)|
See all Escort carrier classes.
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