US Casablanca class

Aircraft Carrier
ships



1943    


A class of rapidly built, lightly armoured escort carriers, to allow larger Fleet carriers to focus on offensive operations, rather than convoy protection escort duties.

Specifications

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7800light (tn)
10900full load (tn)
156.10length (m)
19.90beam (m)
6.90draught (m)
10250range (nm)
9000power (shp)
4Naval Engine boilers
20Naval Gun single 20 mm
8Naval Gun twin 40 mm


Shipyards

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US Kaiser Shipbuilding - Ryan Point1


List of Ships

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USUS NavyLPH-6USS Thetis BayNKYT - 619441964





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Events

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1943-dec-22LaunchedUS LPH-6 USS Thetis Bay at Vancouver, WA
1944-apr-21CommissionedUS LPH-6 USS Thetis Bay as CVE-90
1956-jul-20DeploymentUS LPH-6 USS Thetis Bay re-commissioned as CVHA-1
1959-may-28DeploymentUS LPH-6 USS Thetis Bay re-designated as LPH-6
1961-aprDeploymentUS LPH-6 USS Thetis Bay operated with HMS Bulwark and HMAS Melbourne, during an amphibious landing exercise off northern Borneo
1964-mar-1DecommissionedUS LPH-6 USS Thetis Bay






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