Allied Warships

USS Sitkoh Bay (CVE 86)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 86 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down23 Nov 1943 
Launched19 Feb 1944 
Commissioned28 Mar 1944 
End service27 Jul 1954 
History

Decommissioned 30 November 1946.
Reactivated as aircraft transport 29 July 1950 and operated with civilian crew under MSTS control as T-CVE 86.
Placed out of service 27 July 1954.
Stricken 1 April 1960.
Sold 30 August 1960 and scrapped in Japan in January 1961.

 

Commands listed for USS Sitkoh Bay (CVE 86)

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1T/Capt. Robert Green Lockhart, USN28 Mar 19441 Feb 1945
2Lt.Cdr. James Paul Walker, USN1 Feb 1945

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