Allied Warships

USS Kula Gulf (CVE 108)

Escort carrier of the Commencement Bay class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCommencement Bay 
PennantCVE 108 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 Jan 1943 
Laid down6 Nov 1943 
Launched15 Aug 1944 
Commissioned12 May 1945 
End service6 Oct 1969 
History

Decommissioned 3 July 1946.
Recommissioned 15 February 1951.
Decommissioned 15 December 1955.
Reactivated as aircraft transport on 30 June 1965 and operated with civilian crew under MSTS control as T-AKV 8.
Placed out of service on 6 October 1969.
Stricken 15 September 1970. Sold and scrapped.

 

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1T/Capt. John Warburton King, USN12 May 1945

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