Allied Warships

USS Admiralty Islands (CVE 99)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 99 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down26 Feb 1944 
Launched10 May 1944 
Commissioned13 Jun 1944 
End service26 Apr 1946 
History

Decommissioned 26 April 1946.
Stricken 8 May 1946.
Sold and scrapped in 1947.

 

Commands listed for USS Admiralty Islands (CVE 99)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Capt. Marcel Emile Alcan Gouin, USN13 Jun 194429 May 1945
2T/Capt. Edward Hastings Eldredge, USN29 May 1945

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