Allied Warships

USS Hancock (CV 19)

Aircraft Carrier of the Essex class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft Carrier
PennantCV 19 
ModLong hull group 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down26 Jan 1943 
Launched24 Jan 1944 
Commissioned15 Apr 1944 
End service30 Jan 1976 

Laid down as Ticonderoga but renamed to USS Hancock on 1 May 1943.
Decommissioned 9 May 1947.
Recommissioned 1 March 1954.
Decommissioned 30 January 1976.
Stricken 31 January 1976.
Sold 1 September 1976 to be broken up for scrap.

Former nameTiconderoga

Commands listed for USS Hancock (CV 19)

Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1T/Capt Frederick Clinton Dickey, USN15 Apr 194430 Nov 1944
2T/Capt. Robert Ferdinand Hickey, USN30 Nov 19447 Sep 1945
3T/Capt. Daniel Vincent Gallery, Jr., USN7 Sep 194510 Dec 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Return to the Allied Warships section