Ship History

Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers Manned By Canadians
(Ameer Class)

HMS Nabob
Commissioned as an Escort Carrier on 7 September 1943. She wore pennant D77 until paid off 30 September 1944. Nabob was torpedoed while returning from a strike against the Tirpitz and was so badly damaged that she was paid off shortly thereafter.

HMS Puncher
Commissioned as an Escort Carrier on 5 February 1944. She wore pennant D79 until paid off on 16 January 1946. Puncher also conducted strikes against Norwegian targets and acted as troop ship and aircraft ferry.