USS Croatan (ii) (CVE 25)
Escort carrier of the Bogue class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 Apr 1942|
|Launched||23 Aug 1942|
|Commissioned||9 Apr 1943|
|End service||20 May 1946|
Decommissioned 20 May 1946.
Commands listed for USS Croatan (ii) (CVE 25)
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|1||T/Capt. John Ballachey Lyon, USN||28 Apr 1943||23 Nov 1943|
|2||T/Capt. John Pinckney Wheeler Vest, USN||23 Nov 1943||16 Nov 1944|
|3||T/Capt. Kenneth Craig, USN||16 Nov 1944||15 Sep 1945|
|4||T/Capt. Paul David Stroop, USN||15 Sep 1945||13 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Croatan (ii) include:
12 Jun 1944
German U-boat U-490 was sunk north-west of the Azores in position 42°47'N, 40°08'W by depth charges from the US escort carrier USS Croatan, and depth charges from the destroyer escorts USS Frost, USS Huse and USS Inch.
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