Allied Warships

USS Mantanikau (CVE 101)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassCasablanca 
PennantCVE 101 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down10 Mar 1944 
Launched22 May 1944 
Commissioned24 Jun 1944 
End service11 Oct 1946 
History

Decommissioned 11 October 1946.
Stricken 1 April 1960.
Sold 27 July 1960 and scrapped in Japan in 1960.

 

Commands listed for USS Mantanikau (CVE 101)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Capt. William Lawrence Erdmann, USN24 Jun 194427 Mar 1945
2F B Johnson, USN27 Mar 1945

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