USS Barnes (ii) (CVE 20)
Escort carrier of the Bogue class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||19 Jan 1942|
|Launched||2 May 1942|
|Commissioned||20 Feb 1943|
|End service||29 Aug 1946|
Decommissioned 29 August 1946.
Commands listed for USS Barnes (ii) (CVE 20)
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|1||T/Capt. Cato Douglass Glover, Jr., USN||20 Feb 1943||1 Jul 1943|
|2||George Adrian Dussalt, USN||1 Jul 1943||1 Jun 1944|
|3||T/Capt. Daniel Nicol Logan, USN||1 Jun 1944||10 Jul 1945|
|4||T/Capt. William Kennedy Rhodes, USN||10 Jul 1945||29 Aug 1946|
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Notable events involving Barnes (ii) include:
18 Jul 1943
Around 0930K/18, the destroyer HMAS Stuart (Lt.Cdr. N.A. Mackinnon, RAN) departed Brisbane to make rendezvous with the escort carrier USS Barnes (T/Capt. G.A. Dussalt, USN) approaching from the east.
Rendezvous was effected around 0925K/19 and course was set for Brisbane.
They arrived at Brisbane around 1420K/20. (1)
- Report of proceedings of HMAS Stuart for July 1943
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