Allied Warships

USS Hamlin (CVE 15)

Escort carrier of the Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassBogue 
PennantCVE 15 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down6 Oct 1941 
Launched5 Mar 1942 
Commissioned 
End service 
History

Never commissioned in the United States Navy.

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 29 December 1945.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 20 March 1946.
Sold into merchantile service being renamed Riouw.
Renamed Lobito in 1968.
Scrapped in Taiwan in September 1975.

 
Career notesTo the Royal Navy as HMS Stalker

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