Allied Warships

USS Bougainville (CVE 100)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 100 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down26 Feb 1944 
Launched16 May 1944 
Commissioned18 Jun 1944 
End service3 Nov 1946 
History

Decommissioned 3 November 1946.
Stricken 1 June 1960.
Sold and scrapped in 1960.

 

Commands listed for USS Bougainville (CVE 100)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Capt. Charles Alonzo Bond, USN18 Jun 194428 May 1945
2T B Clark, USN28 May 1945

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