The were called a lot of names, “Jeep Carriers,” and some referred to them as “Baby Flat Tops.” Early on the U.S. Navy designated the ships as (AVC’s), but later on that was changed to a designation of (CVE’s), which resulted in the “old salts” saying this designation stood for “Combustible, Vulnerable and Expendable.
This is not a long drawn out article...no..no...I don't get into those types of subjects. So if your into reading...a thumbnail of four pages on the basic history on these puppies. So if you wish to give this a gander....well just click on the title:
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