Allied Warships

USS Nassau (CVE 16)

Escort carrier of the Bogue class

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

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

 

Commands listed for USS Nassau (CVE 16)

Please note that we're still working on this section.

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

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Media links


The Little Giants

Y\'Blood, William T.


amazon.com
($ 30.14)

amazon.de
(EUR 29.79)

Return to the Allied Warships section