Allied Warships

USS Block Island (i) (CVE 8)

Escort carrier of the Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassBogue 
PennantCVE 8 
Built byIngalls Shipbuilding Corp. (Pascagoula, Mississippi, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 May 1941 
Launched22 May 1942 
Commissioned 
End service 
History

Never commissioned in the United states Navy.

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 29 December 1945.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 26 February 1946.
Sold into merchantile service on 17 January 1947 being renamed Almdijk.
Sold to be broken up for scrap in October 1965.
Scrapped in Spain.

 
Career notesTo the Royal Navy as HMS Hunter

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