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CVE-55 Casablanca

Ships
Hull No. Ship Name Laid Down Launched Commission Status
LPH 6 THETIS BAY       See notes for THETIS BAY (CVE-90), converted to amphibious assault ship in May 1959.
CVE 55 CASABLANCA 11/3/1942 4/5/1943 7/8/1943 Sold for scrap, Apr 1947.
CVE 56 LISCOME BAY 12/9/1942 4/19/1943 8/7/1943 Sunk by Japanese submarine I-175, 24 Nov 1943 with the loss of 645 men including Admiral Mullinix. 272 were rescued.
CVE 57 ANZIO 12/12/1942 5/1/1943 8/27/1943 Sold for scrap, Nov 1959.
CVE 58 CORREGIDOR 11/17/1942 5/12/1943 8/31/1943 Sold for scrap, Apr 1959.
CVE 59 MISSION BAY 12/28/1942 5/26/1943 9/13/1943 Sold for scrap, Apr 1959.
CVE 60 GUADALCANAL 1/5/1943 6/5/1943 9/25/1943 Awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for capturing German submarine U-505 intact and returning her to the US. Sold for scrap, Apr 1959.
CVE 61 MANILA BAY 1/15/1943 7/10/1943 10/5/1943 Sold for scrap, Sep 1959.
CVE 62 NATOMA BAY 1/17/1943 7/20/1943 10/14/1943 Sold for scrap, July 1959.
CVE 63 ST LO 1/23/1943 8/17/1943 10/23/1943 Sunk by Japanese kamikaze aircraft during Battle of Samar, 25 Oct 1944. Torpedo/bomb magazines exploded.
CVE 64 TRIPOLI 2/1/1943 7/13/1943 10/31/1943 Scrapped, Jan 1960.
CVE 65 WAKE ISLAND 2/6/1943 9/15/1943 11/7/1943 Sold for scrap, Apr 1946.
CVE 66 WHITE PLAINS 2/11/1943 9/27/1943 11/15/1943 Sold for scrap, July 1958.
CVE 67 SOLOMONS 3/19/1943 10/6/1943 11/21/1943 Sold for scrap, Dec 1946.
CVE 68 KALININ BAY 4/26/1943 10/16/1943 11/27/1943 Heavily damaged during Battle of Samar, 15 Oct 1944; earned the Presidential Unit Citation for this action. Returned to service shortly thereafter. Sold for scrap, Dec 1946.
CVE 69 KASAAN BAY 5/11/1943 10/24/1943 12/4/1943 Sold for scrap, Feb 1960.
CVE 70 FANSHAW BAY 5/18/1943 11/1/1943 12/9/1943 Damaged during the Battle of Samar, 15 Oct 1944; earned the Presidential Unit Citation for this action. Sold for scrap, Aug 1946.
CVE 71 KITKUN BAY 5/3/1943 11/8/1943 12/15/1943 Sold for scrap, Nov 1946.
CVE 72 TULAGI 6/7/1943 11/15/1943 12/21/1943 Sold for scrap, June 1946.
CVE 73 GAMBIER BAY 7/10/1943 11/22/1943 12/18/1943 Sunk by Japanese surface forces during the Battle of Samar, 25 Oct 1944. Awarded the Presidential Unit Citation.
CVE 74 NEHENTA BAY 7/20/1943 11/28/1943 1/3/1944 Sold for scrap, June 1960.
CVE 75 HOGGATT BAY 8/17/1943 12/4/1943 1/11/1944 Sold for scrap, Mar 1960.
CVE 76 KADASHAN BAY 9/2/1943 12/11/1943 1/18/1944 Scrapped, Aug 1959.
CVE 77 MARCUS ISLAND 9/15/1943 12/16/1943 1/26/1944 Sold for scrap, Feb 1960.
CVE 78 SAVO ISLAND 9/27/1943 12/22/1943 2/3/1944 Sold for scrap, 29 Feb 1960.
CVE 79 OMMANEY BAY 10/6/1943 12/29/1943 2/11/1944 Sunk by Japanese kamikaze aircraft, 4 Jan 1945.
CVE 80 PETROF BAY 10/15/1943 1/5/1944 2/18/1944 Sold for scrap, July 1959.
CVE 81 RUDYERD BAY 10/24/1943 1/12/1944 2/25/1944 Sold for scrap, Jan 1960.
CVE 82 SAGINAW BAY 11/1/1943 1/19/1944 3/2/1944 Sold for scrap, Nov 1959.
CVE 83 SARGENT BAY 11/8/1943 1/31/1944 3/9/1944 Sold for scrap, July 1959.
CVE 84 SHAMROCK BAY 3/15/1943 2/4/1944 3/15/1944 Sold for scrap, May 1958.
CVE 85 SHIPLEY BAY 11/22/1943 2/12/1944 3/21/1944 Sold for scrap, Oct 1959
CVE 86 SITKOH BAY 11/23/1943 2/19/1944 3/28/1944 Sold for scrap, Aug 1960.
CVE 87 STEAMER BAY 12/4/1943 2/26/1944 4/4/1944 Sold for scrap, Aug 1959.
CVE 88 CAPE ESPERANCE 12/11/1943 3/3/1944 4/9/1944 Sold for scrap, May 1959.
CVE 89 TAKANIS BAY 12/16/1943 3/10/1944 4/15/1944 Sold for scrap, June 1960.
CVE 90 THETIS BAY 12/22/1943 3/16/1944 4/21/1944 Converted to the USN's first assault helicopter carrier, May 1955 - June 1956. Sold for scrap, Dec 1964.
CVE 91 MAKASSAR STRAIT 12/29/1943 3/22/1944 4/27/1944 Authorized for destruction as target, 28 Aug 1958. Final disposition unknown.
CVE 92 WINDHAM BAY 1/5/1944 3/29/1944 5/3/1944 Scrapped, Feb 1961.
CVE 93 MAKIN ISLAND 1/12/1944 4/5/1944 5/9/1944 Sold for scrap, Jan 1947.
CVE 94 LUNGA POINT 1/19/1944 4/11/1944 5/14/1944 Sold for scrap, Aug 1960
CVE 95 BISMARCK SEA 1/31/1944 4/17/1944 5/20/1944 Struck by two Japanese kamikazes and sunk off Iwo Jima, 21 Feb 1945. (318 killed).
CVE 96 SALAMAUA 2/4/1944 4/22/1944 5/26/1944 Sold for scrap, Nov 1946.
CVE 97 HOLLANDIA 2/12/1944 4/28/1944 6/1/1944 Sold for scrap, July 1960.
CVE 98 KWAJALEIN 2/19/1944 5/4/1944 6/7/1944 Stricken Apr 1960 and scrapped in Japan in 1961.
CVE 99 ADMIRALTY ISLANDS 2/26/1944 5/10/1944 6/13/1944 Sold for scrap after stricken, May 1946.
CVE 100 BOUGAINVILLE 2/26/1944 5/16/1944 6/18/1944 Stricken 1 June 1960; scrapped.
CVE 101 MATANIKAU 3/10/1944 5/22/1944 6/24/1944 Sold for scrap, July 1960
CVE 102 ATTU 3/16/1944 5/27/1944 6/30/1944 Sold, Jan 1947.
CVE 103 ROI 3/22/1944 6/2/1944 7/6/1944 Sold, Dec 1946.
CVE 104 MUNDA 3/29/1944 5/27/1944 7/8/1944 Sold for scrap, June 1960.



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