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Royal Navy Ships Lost in WWII

Name these Royal Navy ships that were lost in World War Two. The list only covers all battleships, battlecruisers, fleet aircraft carriers and escort aircraft carriers that were lost. Ships are listed in chronological order of their destruction.
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Fleet carrier. __________ class (converted from a __________ class battlecruiser). Sunk off the coast of Ireland on 17 September, 1939 by U-29 commanded by Otto Schuhart.
HMS Courageous
Battleship. Revenge class. Sunk in Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands on 14 October, 1939 by U-47 commanded by Gunther Prien.
HMS Royal Oak
Fleet carrier. Courageous class (converted from Courageous class battlecruiser). Sunk in the Norwegian Sea on 8 June, 1940 by naval gunfire.
HMS Glorious
Battlecruiser. Admiral class. Sunk in Denmark Strait, between Iceland and Greenland on 24 May, 1941 by naval gunfire.
HMS Hood
Fleet carrier (a natural blonde, not converted from a battlecruiser). Sunk south-east of Gibraltar on 13 November, 1941 by U-81 commanded by Friedrich Guggenberger.
HMS Ark Royal
Battleship. Elizabeth class. Sunk off Sidi Barrani, Egypt on 25 November, 1941 by U-331 commanded by Freiherr Hans-Diedrich Von Tiesenhausen.
HMS Barham
Battlecruiser. Renown class. Sunk in South China Sea on 10th December, 1941 by Japanese aircraft.
HMS Repulse
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Battleship. King George V class. Sunk in South China Sea on 10th December, 1941 by Japanese aircraft.
HMS Prince of Wales
Escort carrier (converted from captured German merchant ship Hannover). Sunk in the Atlantic Ocean on 21 December, 1941 by U-751 commanded by Gerhard Bigalk.
HMS Audacity
Fleet carrier (world's first ship to be designed as an aircraft carrier). Sunk off Batticaloa, Ceylon on 9 April, 1942 by Japanese aircraft.
HMS Hermes
Fleet carrier. Almirante Latorre class (converted from Almirante Latorre class battleship). Sunk south of Cape Salinas, Majorca on 11 August, 1942 by U-73 commanded by Helmut Rosenbaum.
HMS Eagle
Escort carrier (converted from the US merchant ship Rio-Hudson). Sunk west of Gibraltar on 15 August, 1942 by U-155 commanded by Adolf Piening.
HMS Avenger
Escort carrier. Avenger class (converted from the US merchant ship Rio de Janeiro). Sunk in the Firth of Clyde on 27 March, 1943 by an internal explosion. Cause still unknown.
HMS Dasher
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