Allied Warships

USS Makin Island (CVE 93)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 93 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down12 Jan 1944 
Launched5 Apr 1944 
Commissioned9 May 1944 
End service19 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 19 April 1946.
Stricken 1 July 1947.
Sold 1 January 1947 to be broken up for scrap.

 

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1Capt. William Baynard Whaley, Jr., USN9 May 1944???

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