Allied Warships

USS Nassau (CVE 16)

Escort carrier of the Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
PennantCVE 16 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down27 Nov 1941 
Launched4 Apr 1942 
Commissioned20 Aug 1942 
End service28 Oct 1946 

Decommissioned to reserve 28 October 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold and scrapped in 1961.


Commands listed for USS Nassau (CVE 16)

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1T/Capt. Austin Kelvin Doyle, USN20 Aug 194216 Sep 1943
2T/Capt. Stanley John Michael, USN16 Sep 194315 Apr 1944 (1)
3T/Capt. Norman Wyatt Ellis, USN15 Apr 194423 Mar 1945 (1)
4T/Capt. Frank Turner, USN23 Mar 1945 (1)

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