Allied Warships

USS Petrof Bay (CVE 80)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 80 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down15 Oct 1943 
Launched5 Jan 1944 
Commissioned18 Feb 1944 
End service31 Jul 1946 
History

Decommissioned 31 July 1946.
Stricken 27 June 1958.
Sold 30 July 1959 and scrapped at Antwerp, Belgium in September 1959.

 

Commands listed for USS Petrof Bay (CVE 80)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Capt. Joseph Lester Kane, USN18 Feb 19445 Dec 1944
2T/Capt. Ralph Sperry Clarke, USN5 Dec 194410 Aug 1945
3R R Waller, USN10 Aug 1945

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