Plain Old Dave wrote: ↑25 Nov 2018 01:02Questions.
Displacement? A fleet carrier needs to be a certain size to support a tactically effective air wing.
Aircraft? The Germans weren't that good at adapting aircraft to different purposes; see the huge troubles with making the FW 400 a bomber.
Screening? Submariners in WW2 had a name for unescorted large displacement ships: Targets.
Well they did as well as the next one, and studies of U-Boats vs MV showed that when the ship speed approaches 20 knots , the U-Boat intercept chance plummets.