Allied Warships

USS Randolph (CV 15)

Aircraft Carrier of the Essex class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft Carrier
ClassEssex 
PennantCV 15 
ModLong hull group 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down10 May 1943 
Launched29 Jun 1944 
Commissioned9 Oct 1944 
End service13 Feb 1969 
History

Decommissioned 25 February 1948.
Recommissioned 1 July 1953.
Decommissioned 13 February 1969.
Stricken 1 June 1973.
Sold to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Randolph (CV 15)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Capt. Felix Locke Baker, USN9 Oct 194425 Jul 1945 (1)
2T/Capt. Jackson Rogers Tate, USN25 Jul 194522 Sep 1946 (1)
3T/Capt. Daniel Ward Harrigan, USN22 Sep 194625 Feb 1948 (1)

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