Allied Warships

USS Corregidor (CVE 58)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
PennantCVE 58 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down17 Dec 1942 
Launched12 May 1943 
Commissioned31 Aug 1943 
End service4 Sep 1958 

Decommissioned 20 July 1946.
Reactivated as an aircraft transport on 19 May 1951 and operated with civilian crew under MSTS control as T-CVE 58.
Placed out of service 4 September 1958.
Stricken 1 October 1958.
Sold 28 April 1959 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Corregidor (CVE 58)

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1T/Capt. Roscoe Leroy Bowman, USN31 Aug 194321 Sep 1944
2T/Capt. Clarence Wade McClusky, Jr., USN21 Sep 194415 Apr 1946

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