Discuss: The Worst of the Worst: Here Are Five Aircraft Carriers that Epically Failed

The Worst of the Worst: Here Are Five Aircraft Carriers that Epically Failed

Robert Farley Aircraft Carriers, The HMS Eagle, Bearn, HIJMS Kaga, USS Ranger, and Kuzentsov. Here’s What You Need to Remember: Many of the carriers here were early efforts, although even these compared unfavorably to their competitors. Some (Kaga, Eagle) were sunk; others (Ranger, Bearn) were kept away from the main areas of fighting because of their obvious deficiencies. The navies that operated these ships, in most cases, learned a great deal and made an effort not to repeat the mistakes...

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