USS Essex (CV 9)
Aircraft Carrier of the Essex class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||3 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||28 Apr 1941|
|Launched||31 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||31 Dec 1942|
|End service||30 Jun 1969|
Decommissioned 9 January 1947.
Commands listed for USS Essex (CV 9)
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|1||Capt. Donald Bradley Duncan, USN||31 Dec 1942||6 Nov 1943|
|2||Ralph Andrew Ofstie, USN||6 Nov 1943||7 Aug 1944|
|3||Capt. Carlos Wilhelm Wieber, USN||7 Aug 1944||30 Jun 1945|
|4||Capt. Roscoe Leroy Bowman, USN||30 Jun 1945||1 Nov 1945|
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