Allied Warships

USS Croatan (i) (CVE 14)

Escort carrier of the Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassBogue 
PennantCVE 14 
Built byWestern Pipe & Steel Co. (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down5 Sep 1941 
Launched4 Apr 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 11 December 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 28 January 1947.
Sold into merchantile service being renamed Sydney.
In 1968 Sydney was renamed Roma, and later that year resold to become the Galaxy Queen.
Sometime after this date she changed owners twice, becoming Lady Dina in 1972 and then Cariba II in 1973.
In September 1975 she was sold to be broken up for scrap at La Spezia, Italy.

 
Career notesTo the Royal Navy as HMS Fencer

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