USS Sunset (CVE 48)
Escort carrier of the Repeat Bogue class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||23 Feb 1943|
|Launched||15 Jul 1943|
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.
|Career notes||To the Royal Navy as HMS Thane|
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