Allied Warships

USS Antietam (CV 36)

Aircraft carrier of the Essex class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft carrier
PennantCV 36 
ModLong hull group 
Built byPhiladelphia Navy Yard (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down15 Mar 1943 
Launched20 Aug 1944 
Commissioned28 Jan 1945 
End service8 May 1963 

Decommissioned 21 June 1949.
Recommissioned 17 January 1951.
Decommissioned 8 May 1963.
Stricken 1 May 1973.
Sold 28 February 1974 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Antietam (CV 36)

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1T/Capt. James Robert Tague, USN28 Jan 19455 Nov 1945
2T/Capt. Joseph Brantley Dunn, USN5 Nov 194531 Oct 1946
3T/Capt. William Henry Hamilton, USN31 Oct 194613 Oct 1947

4T/Capt. John Valdemar Peterson, USN1 Sep 1948May 1949
5T/Cdr. Everett Olin Rigsbee, Jr., USN2 May 194912 May 1949 (+)
6T/Cdr. Carter Brooks Jennings, USN12 May 194924 May 1949
7T/Cdr. Edmond George Konrad, USN24 May 194921 Jun 1949

8T/Capt. George John Dufek, USN17 Jan 19516 May 1952

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