Allied Warships

USS Fanshaw Bay (CVE 70)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
PennantCVE 70 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down18 May 1943 
Launched1 Nov 1943 
Commissioned9 Dec 1943 
End service14 Aug 1946 

Decommissioned 14 August 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 26 September 1959 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Fanshaw Bay (CVE 70)

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1T/Capt. Douglas Pollock Johnson, USN9 Dec 194310 Jan 1945
2T/Capt. Murr Edward Arnold, USN10 Jan 19459 Sep 1945

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