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1 Oct 1941

United States
  • Maritime Commission Type C-3-class Hull #170 was laid down at the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation’s Tacoma shipyard with th prospective nam of Steel Advocate. The hull would later be repurposed as the Bogue, lead ship in a class of auxiliary aircraft carriers for the United States Navy. ww2dbase [Bogue | Tacoma, Washington | DS]
27 Oct 1941

United States
  • Maritime Commission Type C-3-class Hull #178 was laid down at the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation’s Tacoma shipyard. The hull would later be repurposed as the Card, an auxiliary aircraft carrier for the United States Navy. ww2dbase [Card | Tacoma, Washington | DS]
15 Jan 1942

United States
  • Maritime Commission Type C-3-class Hull #170 was launched at the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation’s Tacoma shipyard with Mrs. William Miller acting as sponsor. The hull would later be repurposed as the Bogue, an auxiliary aircraft carrier for the United States Navy. ww2dbase [Bogue | Tacoma, Washington | DS]
Photo(s) dated 15 Jan 1942
The hull of what would become the escort carrier USS Bogue sliding down Way #1 at the Todd Shipyard, Tacoma, Washington, United States, 15 Jan 1942.
21 Feb 1942

United States
  • Maritime Commission Type C-3-class Hull #178 was launched at the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation’s Tacoma shipyard with Mrs. J. Perry acting as sponsor. The hull would later be repurposed as the Card, an auxiliary aircraft carrier for the United States Navy. ww2dbase [Card | Tacoma, Washington | DS]
1 May 1942

United States
  • As Maritime Commission Type C-3-class Hull #178 was being fitted out at the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation’s Tacoma shipyard, it was acquired by the United States Navy for the purpose of making it into the auxiliary aircraft carrier Card. Her final fitting out as a Bogue-class escort carrier was completed at the Puget Sound Navy Yard. ww2dbase [Card | Tacoma, Washington | DS]
  • As she was being fitted out at the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation’s Tacoma shipyard, Maritime Commission Type C-3-class Hull #170 was acquired by the United States Navy for the purpose of making it into the auxiliary aircraft carrier Bogue. Her final fitting out as a Bogue-class escort carrier was completed at the Puget Sound Navy Yard. ww2dbase [Bogue | Tacoma, Washington | DS]
27 Oct 1945

Photo(s) dated 27 Oct 1945
USS Ticonderoga arriving at Tacoma, Washington, United States as part of Operation Magic Carpet, Oct 27, 1945. Note the deck numbers already repainted in peace-time white & balloons supporting the Homeward Bound Pennant
16 Jan 1946

United States
15 Feb 1946

United States
  • While at Tacoma undergoing her deactivation overhaul, Commander Paul Griggs relieved Captain McClure as commanding officer of USS Bogue. ww2dbase [Bogue | Tacoma, Washington | DS]
30 Nov 1946

United States
  • Escort carrier USS Bogue was place out of commission at Tacoma, Washington and placed in the Reserve Fleet. ww2dbase [Bogue | Tacoma, Washington | DS]
25 Jun 1960

United States
  • While part of the Reserve Fleet, the former escort carrier Bogue was sold for scrap and broken up a short time later. ww2dbase [Bogue | Tacoma, Washington | DS]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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