USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)
Escort carrier of the Casablanca class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Kaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||17 Jul 1942|
|Laid down||6 Oct 1943|
|Launched||29 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||11 Feb 1944|
|Lost||4 Jan 1945|
|Loss position||11° 25'N, 121° 19'E|
Heavily damaged by a Japanese kamikaze attack south of Mindoro, Phillippine Islands and scuttled by US forces in position 11º25'N, 121º19'E.
Commands listed for USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)
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|1||T/Capt. Howard Leyland Young, USN||11 Feb 1944||4 Jan 1945|
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