Naval Strength of Major Powers (1947)

 

  Australia Canada France Italy U.K. U.S.A. U.S.S.R.
Fleet carriers - - - - 6 25 -
Light carriers - 1 - - 10 5 -
Escort carriers - - 1 - - 22 4
Battleships - - 2 5 6 4 -
Monitors - - - - 2 - -
Heavy cruisers 2 - 1 - 4 19 -
Light cruisers 1 2 9 10 26 22 16
Destroyers 5 6 6 10 119 268 38
Frigates/Escorts 7 12 12 - 191 122 12
Submarines - - 12 43 72 123 241
Mine warfare 16 19 8 32 90 109 18
Amphibious 3 - - - 175 1,061 -

 

Notes:

(1) Amphibious only includes large ships and craft.

(2) U.K. mine warfare include 3 cruiser-minelayers.

(3) U.S.A. amphibious includes 945 U.S.N. and 126 Maritime Commission reserve fleet.

Source: Conway Maritime Press, Conway's All The World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995.