USS Hancock (CV 19)
Aircraft Carrier of the Essex class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||Long hull group|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||26 Jan 1943|
|Launched||24 Jan 1944|
|Commissioned||15 Apr 1944|
|End service||30 Jan 1976|
Laid down as Ticonderoga but renamed to USS Hancock on 1 May 1943.
Commands listed for USS Hancock (CV 19)
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|1||T/Capt Frederick Clinton Dickey, USN||15 Apr 1944||30 Nov 1944|
|2||T/Capt. Robert Ferdinand Hickey, USN||30 Nov 1944||7 Sep 1945|
|3||T/Capt. Daniel Vincent Gallery, Jr., USN||7 Sep 1945||10 Dec 1945|
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