Allied Warships

USS Nassau (CVE 16)

Escort carrier of the Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
PennantCVE 16 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down27 Nov 1941 
Launched4 Apr 1942 
Commissioned20 Aug 1942 
End service28 Oct 1946 

Decommissioned to reserve 28 October 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold and scrapped in 1961.


Commands listed for USS Nassau (CVE 16)

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1Capt. Austin Kelvin Doyle, USN20 Aug 194216 Sep 1943
2Stanley John Michael, USN16 Sep 194315 Apr 1944 (1)
3Capt. Norman Wyatt Ellis, USN15 Apr 194423 Mar 1945 (1)
4Capt. Frank Turner, USN23 Mar 1945??? (1)

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