Allied Warships

USS Vella Gulf (CVE 111)

Escort carrier of the Commencement Bay class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCommencement Bay 
PennantCVE 111 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered25 Jan 1943 
Laid down7 Mar 1944 
Launched19 Oct 1944 
Commissioned9 Apr 1945 
End service9 Aug 1946 
History

Decommissioned 9 August 1946.
Stricken 1 December 1970.
Sold and scrapped in 1971.

 

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1T/Capt. Robert Wade Morse, USN9 Apr 1945

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