Allied Warships

USS Hollandia (CVE 97)

Escort carrier of the Casablanca class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
PennantCVE 97 
Built byKaiser Shipbuilding Co. (Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered17 Jul 1942 
Laid down12 Feb 1944 
Launched28 Apr 1944 
Commissioned1 Jun 1944 
End service17 Jan 1947 

Served as a transport and training carrier.
Decommissioned 17 January 1947.
Stricken 1 April 1960.
Sold in July 1960 and scrapped in Japan in November 1960.


Commands listed for USS Hollandia (CVE 97)

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1T/Capt. Charles Loomis Lee, USN1 Jun 19445 May 1945
2T/Capt. John Thompson Brown, Jr., USN5 May 19453 Sep 1945
3T/Capt. Calvin Edson Wakeman, USN3 Sep 194520 Jun 1946

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