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Ruler Class (1942) CVE Specification 

Crew :

646. To Ruler Class (1942) CVE Ships :
Displacement : 15,390 tons.

Dimensions :

492ft x 108ft 6in x 25ft 5in.
Range : 27,500nm at11kts.

Flight Deck :

450ft x 80ft wood covered mild steel plate.

Hangar :

260ft x 62ft x 18ft.

Catapults :

1 H4C hydraulic;
16,000lb at 74kts.

Arrester equipment :

9 x 19,800lb at 55kts;
3 x barriers.
Lifts : Aft 34ft long x 42ft wide;
Forward 42ft long x 34ft wide;
Each 14,000lb capacity.
 

Aviation Fuel :

36,000 gallons AVGAS
Armament : 2 x 1 5in, 8 x 2 40mm Bofors, 14 x 2 20mm Oerlikon, and 7 x 1 20mm Oerlikon guns.
Power plant : single shaft, geared turbines, 2 boilers;
8,500shp;
3,290 tons fuel oil.

Max Speed :

18kts.
Note : Details are typical, some minor details such as number of short range guns varied.
This page last edited - 15 December, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.