USS Tripoli (CVE 64)
Escort carrier of the Casablanca class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Kaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||17 Jul 1942|
|Laid down||1 Feb 1943|
|Launched||13 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||31 Oct 1943|
|End service||22 Nov 1958|
Decommissioned 22 May 1946.
|Former name||Didrikson Bay|
Commands listed for USS Tripoli (CVE 64)
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|1||T/Capt. Wendell Gray Switzer, USN||31 Oct 1943||20 Jul 1944|
|2||T/Capt. Thayer Talbot Tucker, USN||20 Jul 1944||6 May 1945|
|3||Louis Henry Hunte, USN||6 May 1945||30 Apr 1946|
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Notable events involving Tripoli include:
6 Nov 1943
Originally named DIDRICKSON BAY, the ship was renamed TRIPOLI on November 6, 1943 (1)
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