Allied Warships

USS Tulagi (CVE 72)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
PennantCVE 72 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down7 Jun 1943 
Launched15 Nov 1943 
Commissioned21 Dec 1943 
End service30 Apr 1946 

Decommissioned 30 April 1946.
Stricken 8 May 1946.
Sold to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Tulagi (CVE 72)

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1T/Capt. Joseph Campbell Cronin, USN21 Dec 19438 May 1945
2T/Cdr. William Virginius Davis, Jr., USN8 May 194518 Mar 1946

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