Escort carrier of the Bogue class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Pennant||CVE 13 |
|Built by||Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) |
|Laid down||2 Jan 1942 |
|Launched||15 May 1942 |
|Commissioned||10 Dec 1942 |
|End service||4 Oct 1946 |
Decommissioned 4 October 1946.
Redesignated as a utility carrier (CVU 13) on 1 July 1958 and reactivated as aircraft transport on the same date.
Underwent transport conversion and operated with a civilian crew as T-CVU 13.
Redesignated as an aviation transport (T-AKV 41) on 7 May 1959.
Placed out of service on 25 November 1969.
Stricken 15 September 1970.
Sold and scrapped in 1971.
Commands listed for USS Core (CVE 13)
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Noteable events involving Core include:
13 Jul 1943
German U-boat U-487 was sunk in the central Atlantic in position 27°15'N, 38°05'W by five Avenger and Wildcat aircraft of the American escort carrier USS Core. (see map)
16 Jul 1943
German U-boat U-67 was sunk in the Sargasso Sea, in position 30°05'N, 44°17'W, by depth charges from an Avenger aircraft of the US escort carrier USS Core (VC-13). (see map)
24 Aug 1943
German U-boat U-185 was sunk in the mid-Atlantic, in position 27?00'N, 37?06'W, by depth charges from 3 Avenger and Wildcat aircraft of the American escort carrier USS Core. (see map)
20 Oct 1943
German U-boat U-378 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 47°40'N, 28°27'W, by depth charges from Avenger and Wildcat aircraft (VC 13) of the US escort carrier USS Core. (see map)