Allied Warships

USS Princeton(ii) (CV 37)

Aircraft carrier of the Essex class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft carrier
PennantCV 37 
ModLong hull group 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down14 Sep 1943 
Launched8 Jul 1945 
Commissioned18 Nov 1945 
End service30 Jan 1970 

Renamed Princeton on 21 November 1944.
Decommissioned 21 June 1949.
Recommissioned 28 August 1950.
Decommissioned and stricken 30 January 1970.
Sold and broken up for scrap.

Former nameValley Forge

Commands listed for USS Princeton(ii) (CV 37)

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1T/Capt. John Madison Hoskins, USN18 Nov 1945Dec 1946

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