USS Mission Bay (CVE 59)
Escort carrier of the Casablanca class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Kaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||17 Jul 1942|
|Laid down||28 Dec 1942|
|Launched||26 May 1943|
|Commissioned||13 Sep 1943|
|End service||21 Feb 1947|
Decommissioned 21 February 1947.
Commands listed for USS Mission Bay (CVE 59)
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|1||T/Capt. William Lehigh Rees, USN||13 Sep 1943||29 Jun 1944|
|2||Lt.Cdr. William Ellis Gentner, Jr., USN||29 Jun 1944||12 Jul 1944|
|3||T/Capt. John Roger Ruhsenberger, USN||12 Jul 1944||31 May 1945|
|4||T/Capt. John Patrick Fitzsimmons, USN||31 May 1945||10 Mar 1946|
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