Allied Warships

USS Baffins (CVE 35)

Escort carrier of the Repeat Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassRepeat Bogue 
PennantCVE 35 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down18 Jul 1942 
Launched18 Oct 1942 
Commissioned28 Jun 1943 
End service19 Jul 1943 

Decommissioned and transferred to the R.N. as HMS Ameer on 19 July 1943.
Commissioned in R.N. service on 20 July 1943.
Returned to the U.S.N. on 17 January 1946.
Stricken on 20 March 1946.
Sold into merchantile service on 17 September 1946 being renamed Robin Kirk.
Scrapped in Taiwan in 1969.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as HMS Ameer

Commands listed for USS Baffins (CVE 35)

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1T/Capt. William Lehigh Rees, USN28 Jun 1943???

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