Allied Warships

USS Coral Sea (i) (CVE 57)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
PennantCVE 57 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down12 Dec 1942 
Launched1 May 1943 
Commissioned27 Aug 1943 
End service5 Aug 1946 

Renamed USS Anzio on 15 September 1944.

Decommissioned 5 August 1946.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 24 November 1959 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Coral Sea (i) (CVE 57)

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1T/Capt. Herbert Watson Taylor, Jr., USN27 Aug 194314 May 1944
2T/Capt. Paul Wesley Watson, USN14 May 19444 Dec 1944
3T/Capt. George Cannon Montgomery, USN4 Dec 1944Apr 1946

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