Allied Warships

USS Salerno Bay (CVE 110)

Escort carrier of the Commencement Bay class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCommencement Bay 
PennantCVE 110 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 Jan 1943 
Laid down7 Feb 1944 
Launched29 Sep 1944 
Commissioned19 May 1945 
End service16 Feb 1954 
History

Decommissioned 4 October 1947.
Recommissioned 20 June 1951.
Decommissioned 16 February 1954.
Stricken 1 June 1961.
Sold and scrapped at Bilbao, Spain in 1962.

 

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1T/Capt. Walter Coler Holt, USN19 May 1945

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