These lower requirements greatly reduce the size, cost, and crew required for the destroyer escort. A speed of 24 knots was considered the minimum necessary for escorting fast troop transports and for providing the acceleration required by antisubmarine tactics. Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references. Comment on this article. Seventy-eight ships went directly to Great Britain; six went to France. The emergence of the helicopter meant that helicopter-deck equipped frigates could now take over the CVE's role in a convoy while also performing their own traditional role as submarine hunters. They supplemented and then replaced the converted merchant aircraft carriers that were put into service by the British and Dutch as an emergency measure until the escort carriers became available. The US Navy soon realized that many more destroyer escorts had been ordered than would be needed and began canceling orders in September. Prodded by the British, who desperately desired to acquire such vessels under Lend-Lease , the Americans reluctantly began serious study of the concept. Friedman , Morison , Vol.
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Destroyer Escorts (DE)
The Japanese suffered crippling destroyer losses in the Solomons in The remaining escort carriers were U. A speed of 24 knots was considered the minimum necessary for escorting fast troop transports and for providing the acceleration required by antisubmarine tactics. Modern naval ships and warships. The Captain class was a designation given to 78 frigates of the Royal Navy , constructed in the United States of America, launched in — and delivered to the United Kingdom under the provisions of the Lend-Lease agreement under which the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom and other Allied nations with materiel between and ,   they were drawn from two sub-classes of the destroyer escort originally British destroyer escort classification: Comment on this article. Sign In Don't have an account? The emergence of the helicopter meant that helicopter-deck equipped frigates could now take over the CVE's role in a convoy while also performing their own traditional role as submarine hunters. While they were slower, carried fewer planes and were less well armed and armored, escort carriers were cheaper and could be built quickly, which was their principal advantage.
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List of destroyer escorts of the United States Navy
The ships proved very stable, which allowed them to ship considerable additional equipment. Type M cargo ship converted to Hei -type landing craft carrier. At first, forces with anti-submarine capabilities—destroyers, coast guard cutters, other smaller ships and land-based aircraft—were not available in sufficient numbers or organized to counter this menace. However, the lack of protection made escort carriers particularly vulnerable and several were sunk with great loss of life. The Japanese met a furious defense of carrier aircraft, screening destroyers, and destroyer escorts, proving that CVEs could appear to have the same striking power as full CVs. This involved adding an extra deck which allowed space for about 10 officers and men. In addition the following navies also acquired Destroyer Escorts:.
Description:At first, forces with anti-submarine capabilities—destroyers, coast guard cutters, other smaller ships and land-based aircraft—were not available in sufficient numbers or organized to counter this menace. Originally developed at the behest of the United Kingdom to operate as part of a North Atlantic convoy escort, rather than as part of a naval strike force, many of the escort carriers produced were assigned to the Royal Navy for the duration of the war under the Lend-Lease act. List of naval ship classes in service submarine auxiliary. Although initially transferred under the Lend-lease Act these ships were permanently transferred under the Mutual Defense Assistance Program. It was quickly found that the escort carriers had better performance than light carriers, which tended to pitch badly in moderate to high seas. Navy and one to the Royal Navy. Few of the British escort destroyers were deployed to the Far East, and that late in the war. Coastal defence ship Dreadnought Standard-type battleship Fast battleship Pre-dreadnought battleship Super battleship Treaty battleship. While Admiral Halsey's main force of US carriers and battleships was pursuing the Japanese decoy carrier force, the task of guarding the landing ships and troops fell to escort carriers, destroyers and destroyer escorts.