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Acavus

CountryUnited Kingdom
Ship ClassRapana-class Merchant Vessel
Displacement16,000 tons standard
Length481 feet
Beam60 feet
Draft27 feet
Speed11 knots
Crew118

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ww2dbaseOriginally a civilian tanker, Acavus served in the North Atlantic throughout the Second World War after being converted into an escort carrier in 1943. She returned to merchant service postwar and named Iacara in 1952. She was scrapped at La Seine in 1963.

ww2dbaseSource: Fleet Air Arm Archive

Last Major Revision: Jan 2005

Photographs

Acavus underway with aircraft on her deck




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Acavus underway with aircraft on her deck


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