Allied Warships

USS Steamer Bay (CVE 87)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 87 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down4 Dec 1943 
Launched26 Feb 1944 
Commissioned4 Apr 1944 
End service1 Jul 1946 
History

Decommissioned 1 July 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 29 August 1959 and scrapped at Portland, Oregon.

 

Commands listed for USS Steamer Bay (CVE 87)

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1T/Capt. Steadman Teller, USN4 Apr 194421 Jan 1945
2T/Capt. Joe Bennett Paschal, USN21 Jan 1945

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