USS Phillipine Sea (CV 47)
Aircraft carrier of the Essex class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||Long hull group|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||19 Aug 1944|
|Launched||5 Sep 1945|
|Commissioned||11 May 1946|
|End service||28 Dec 1958|
Wright was on renamed Phillipine Sea on 12 February 1945.
Commands listed for USS Phillipine Sea (CV 47)
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|1||T/Capt. Delbert Strother Cornwell, USN||11 May 1946||7 Jul 1947 (1)|
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