Allied Warships

USS Sunset (CVE 48)

Escort carrier of the Repeat Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassRepeat Bogue 
PennantCVE 48 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down23 Feb 1943 
Launched15 Jul 1943 
Commissioned 
End service 
History

Never commissioned in the United States Navy.

HMS Thane was torpedoed by the German submarine U-1172 off the Clyde Light Vessel, but survived and was towed to Greenock by HMS Loring, deemed beyond economical repair, declared a Constructive Total Loss and put on reserve March 1945.

Returned to the United States Navy on 15 December 1945. Stricken for disposal.
Sold to be broken up for scrap.
Scrapped at Faslane in 1946.

 
Career notesTo the Royal Navy as HMS Thane

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