Allied Warships

USS Badoeng Strait (CVE 116)

Escort Carrier of the Commencement Bay class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort Carrier
ClassCommencement Bay 
PennantCVE 116 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 Jan 1943 
Laid down18 Aug 1944 
Launched15 Feb 1945 
Commissioned14 Nov 1945 
End service17 May 1957 

Decommissioned 20 April 1946.
Recommissioned 6 January 1947.
Decommissioned 17 May 1957.
Stricken 1 December 1970.
Sold and scrapped in 1972.


Commands listed for USS Badoeng Strait (CVE 116)

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1T/Capt. Thomas Alexander Turner, Jr., USN14 Nov 194514 Dec 1946

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