Allied Warships

USS Shipley Bay (CVE 85)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 85 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down22 Nov 1943 
Launched12 Feb 1944 
Commissioned21 Mar 1944 
End service28 Jun 1946 
History

Decommissioned 28 June 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 2 October 1959 and scrapped in Japan in January 1961.

 

Commands listed for USS Shipley Bay (CVE 85)

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1T/Capt. Edgar Tilghman Neale, USN21 Mar 19441 Feb 1945
2T/Capt. Austin Wadsworth Wheelock, USN1 Feb 194518 Oct 1945

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