Allied Warships

USS San Jacinto (CVL 30)

Light fleet carrier of the Independence class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight fleet carrier
ClassIndependence 
PennantCVL 30 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down26 Oct 1942 
Launched29 Sep 1943 
Commissioned15 Dec 1943 
End service1 Mar 1947 
History

Decommissioned 1 March 1947.
Stricken 1 June 1970.
Sold to be broken up for scrap.

 
Former nameReprisal (CL-100)

Commands listed for USS San Jacinto (CVL 30)

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CommanderFromTo
1Harold Montgomery Martin, USN15 Dec 194314 Oct 1944
2Michael Holt Kernodle, USN14 Oct 194424 Aug 1945
3Capt. Hugh Hilton Goodwin, USN24 Aug 1945

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Clash of the carriers

Barrett Tillman


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