Allied Warships

USS Hoggatt Bay (CVE 75)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 75 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down17 Aug 1943 
Launched4 Dec 1943 
Commissioned11 Jan 1944 
End service20 Jul 1946 
History

Decommissioned 20 July 1946.
Stricken 1 September 1959.
Sold 31 March 1960 and scrapped at Bilbao, Spain in May 1960.

 

Commands listed for USS Hoggatt Bay (CVE 75)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Capt. William Vincent Saunders, USN11 Jan 194422 Dec 1944
2T/Capt. Josephus Asa Briggs, USN22 Dec 194414 Sep 1945

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