Allied Warships

USS Saginaw Bay (CVE 82)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 82 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down1 Nov 1943 
Launched19 Jan 1944 
Commissioned2 Mar 1944 
End service19 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 19 June 1946.
Stricken 1 August 1959.
Sold 27 November 1959 and scrapped at Rotterdam, the Netherlands in April 1960.

 

Commands listed for USS Saginaw Bay (CVE 82)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Capt. Frank Carlin Sutton, Jr., USN2 Mar 194415 Mar 1945 (1)
2T/Capt. Robert Goldthwaite, USN15 Mar 19451 Mar 1946 (1)

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