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CVE-30 Charger

Ships
Hull No. Ship Name Laid Down Launched Commission Status
BAVG 2 (NO NAME) 11/28/1939 11/27/1940   Loaned to RN, 2 Mar 1942; named HMS AVENGER (D-14). Torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-155 off Gibraltar, 15 Nov 1942 during Operation Torch.
BAVG 3 (NO NAME) 12/28/1939 12/18/1940   Loaned to RN, 1 May 1942; named HMS BITER (D-97) . Returned to USN, 9 Apr 1945. Transferred to France, 10 Apr 1945; renamed DIXMUDE. Returned to USN for disposal, 10 June 1966. Subsequently sold and scrapped.
BAVG 5 DASHER 3/14/1940 4/12/1941 3/14/1940 Loaned to RN, 1 July 1942; named HMS DASHER (D-37). Sunk by explosion during aircraft refueling in the Firth of Clyde, 27 Mar 1943.
CVE 30 CHARGER 1/19/1940 3/1/1941 3/3/1942 Sold for mercantile service, Jan 1947. Named FAIRSEA in 1949. Scrapped at La Spezia in 1969.



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