Allied Warships

USS Boxer (CV 21)

Aircraft Carrier of the Essex class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft Carrier
PennantCV 21 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Dec 1941 
Laid down13 Sep 1943 
Launched14 Dec 1944 
Commissioned16 Apr 1945 
End service1 Dec 1969 

Decommissioned and stricken 1 December 1969.
Sold in February 1971 to be broken up gor scrap.


Commands listed for USS Boxer (CV 21)

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1T/Capt. Donald Francis Smith, USN16 Apr 19453 Jun 1946

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