Allied Warships

USS Point Cruz (CVE 119)

Escort carrier of the Commencement Bay class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCommencement Bay 
PennantCVE 119 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 Jan 1943 
Laid down4 Dec 1944 
Launched18 May 1945 
Commissioned16 Oct 1945 
End service16 Oct 1969 

Decommissioned 30 June 1947.
Recommissioned 26 July 1951.
Decommissioned 31 Aug 1956.
Reactivated as aircraft transport on 23 August 1965, operated with civilian crew under MSTS control as T-AKV 19.
Placed out of service on 16 October 1969.
Stricken 15 September 1970.
Sold and scrapped in 1971.


Commands listed for USS Point Cruz (CVE 119)

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1T/Capt. Douglas Turner Day, Jr., USN16 Oct 1945

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