Allied Warships

USS Cape Gloucester (CVE 109)

Escort carrier of the Commencement Bay class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCommencement Bay 
PennantCVE 109 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 Jan 1943 
Laid down10 Jan 1944 
Launched12 Sep 1944 
Commissioned5 Mar 1945 
End service5 Nov 1946 

Decommissioned 5 November 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1960.
Reinstated on the Naval Vessels Register on 1 July 1960.
Stricken 1 April 1971.
Sold and scrapped.


Commands listed for USS Cape Gloucester (CVE 109)

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1T/Capt. John Watts Harris, USN5 Mar 1945

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