Germany’s carrier conversion fleet

So I’ve already talked about the Graf Zeppelin Class Aircraft Carrier but the Nazis had several Converted Carrier ideas that were planned but never finished and here they are

Our 1st other German carrier is the I-class which was a conversion of German-Passenger Ship, the SS Europa of the Nordduetscher Lloyd passenger ship line and she was to have Twenty-Four BF-109T-1 and Eighteen Ju-87C Stuka aircraft and her guns were to Twelve 4.1-inch SK C/33, Twenty 1.5-inch SK c/30 Anti-Air Guns and Twenty-Eight to Thirty-Six 0.79-inch SK C/30 Anti-Air Guns.

Our 2nd other German carrier is the II-class which was the incomplete French Navy cruiser the F.N.S De Grasse which was suppose to have eleven BF-109T-1 and twelve Ju-87C Stuka aircraft while her guns consisted of Twelve 4.1-inch SK C/33 and 1.5-inch SK C/30 Anti-Air Guns and Twenty-Four 0.79-inch SK C/30 Anti-Air Guns.

The 3rd of the German’s other carriers is Jade class aircraft carriers which were conversions of German passenger-liners, the SS Gneisenau and SS Potsdam of the Nordduetscher Lloyd passenger ship line were intended to carry twelve BF109T-1 fighters and Ju-87C Stuka bombers, these carriers were to have ten 4.1-inch SK C/33 and 1.5-inch SK c/30 Anti-Air Guns and Twenty-Four-Thirty-Two 0.79-inch SK C/30 Anti-Air Guns.

And finally this the Weser class whiich was a converted Admiral Hipper Class Heavy Cruiser, the K.M.S Seydlitz and were to be armed with ten BF109T-1 fighters and ten Ju-87C Stuka bombers.

Her defensive armament was ten 4.1-inch SK C/33 and 1.5-inch SK c/30 Anti-Air Guns and twenty-four 0.79-inch SK C/30 Anti-Air Guns.

Would these converted carriers have made any difference to the war if they were finished and what would the implications be if any or all of them been completed?

Frankly not really as they’d all likely be hunted down and sunk by the UK’s Royal Air Force and Royal Navy

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