Allied Warships

USS Jamaica (CVE 43)

Escort carrier of the Repeat Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassRepeat Bogue 
PennantCVE 43 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down13 Nov 1942 
Launched21 Apr 1943 
End service 

Never commissioned in the United States Navy.

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 6 December 1945.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 7 February 1946.
Sold into merchantile service on 20 June 1947 being renamed Salta.
Salta was scrapped at Buenos Aires in June 1966.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as HMS Shah

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