Allied Warships

USS Marcus Island (CVE 77)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 77 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down15 Sep 1943 
Launched16 Dec 1943 
Commissioned26 Jan 1944 
End service12 Dec 1946 
History

Decommissioned 12 December 1946.
Stricken 1 September 1959.
Sold 29 February 1960 and scrapped in Japan in June 1960.

 

Commands listed for USS Marcus Island (CVE 77)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Capt. Charles Frederick Greber, USN26 Jan 19441 Feb 1945
2T/Capt. Howard Vaniman Hopkins, USN1 Feb 1945late 1945

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