Allied Warships

USS White Plains (CVE 66)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class


USS White Plains as completed.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 66 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down11 Feb 1943 
Launched27 Sep 1943 
Commissioned15 Nov 1943 
End service10 Jul 1946 
History

Decommissioned 10 July 1946.
Stricken 1 July 1958.
Sold 29 July 1958 and scrapped at Baltimore in August 1959.

 

Commands listed for USS White Plains (CVE 66)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Capt. Oscar Arthur Weller, USN15 Nov 194316 Jul 1944
2T/Capt. Dennis Joseph Sullivan, USN16 Jul 194420 May 1945
3T/Capt. Frederick Funke, Jr., USN20 May 1945Apr 1946

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