Allied Warships

USS Takanis Bay (CVE 89)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
PennantCVE 89 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down16 Dec 1943 
Launched10 Mar 1944 
Commissioned15 Apr 1944 
End service1 May 1946 

Decommissioned 1 May 1946.
Stricken for disposal 1 August 1959.
Sold 29 June 1960 and scrapped in Japan in November 1960.


Commands listed for USS Takanis Bay (CVE 89)

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1T/Capt. Anthony Rodgers Brady, USN15 Apr 19443 Jun 1945
2T/Capt. Courtney Shands, USN3 Jun 194521 Sep 1945

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