Allied Warships

USS Nehenta Bay (CVE 74)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 74 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down20 Jul 1943 
Launched20 Nov 1943 
Commissioned3 Jan 1944 
End service15 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 15 April 1946.
Stricken 1 August 1959.
Sold 29 June 1960 and scrapped at Hong Kong.

 

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1Capt. Horace Bushnell Butterfield, USN3 Jan 1944???

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