Allied Warships

USS Kwajalein (CVE 98)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 98 
Built by Kaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down19 Feb 1944 
Launched4 May 1944 
Commissioned7 Jun 1944 
End service16 Aug 1946 
History

Decommissioned 16 August 1946.
Stricken 1 April 1960.
Sold and scrapped in Japan in 1961.

 

Commands listed for USS Kwajalein (CVE 98)

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1T/Capt. Robert Crawford Warrack, USN7 Jun 194415 Jul 1945
2C M Heberton, USN15 Jul 1945

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