|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|Karel Doorman (ex-Nairana)||577||John Brown, Clydebank, UK||6.11.1941||20.5.1943||12.12.1943 // 3.1946||returned to UK 5.1948|
|Displacement standard, t||
|Displacement full, t||
159.7 oa 161.1 max
7.16 normal load 7.82 deep load
|No of shafts||
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
diesel oil 1655
1 x 2 - 102/45 Mk XIX, 4 x 4 - 40/39 Mk VII, 8 x 2 - 20/70 Mk V, 21 aircraft (Firefly F.1 fighters)
|Electronic equipment||type 277, type 281В, type 293 radars|
|Complement||700 - 728|
|Fighters||14 Firefly F.1|
(fd - 3,124m², ha - 1,309m² / 6,979m³): Flight deck was 153.3x19.8m, hangar was 70.4 x 18.6 x 5.33m. There was a lift (13.7 x 10.4m, 4.6t) and 1 catapult C-II (6.4t plane was launched at122 km/h). Aircraft fuel stowage was 236,000l.
Ex-British escort aircraft carrier, acquired on loan in 1946 and returned two years later.
No significant events.
Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.