Allied Warships

USS Casablanca (CVE 55)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 55 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down3 Nov 1942 
Launched5 Apr 1943 
Commissioned8 Jul 1943 
End service10 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 10 June 1946.
Stricken 3 July 1946.
Sold 23 April 1947 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Casablanca (CVE 55)

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1Steven Ward Gallaway, USN8 Jul 194312 Feb 1945
2John Lewis Murphy, USN12 Feb 19456 Oct 1945

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