USS Salamaua (CVE 96)
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||4 Feb 1944|
|Launched||22 Apr 1944|
|Commissioned||26 May 1944|
|End service||9 May 1946|
Decommissioned 9 May 1946.
Commands listed for USS Salamaua (CVE 96)
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|1||T/Capt. Joseph Irwin Taylor, Jr., USN||26 May 1944||5 Aug 1945|
|2||T/Capt. John Hook Griffin, USN||5 Aug 1945|
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