USS Bogue (CVE 9)


Navy:.................... The US Navy

Type:.................... Escort carrier

Class:................... Bogue

Penant:................. CVE 9

Built by:.................Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp, (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

Laid down:........... 1st October, 1941

Launched:............ 15th January, 1942

Commissioned:... 26th September, 1942

Displacement:..... 16620 BRT

Length:................. 496 feet

Complement:....... 908 men

Armament:........... 2 5" DP guns (2x1)

............................. 10 20mm AA (10x1)

............................. 24 aircraft

Maximum speed:.. 18 knots

Engines:.............. Steam turbines 1 shaft

Power:..................8500 hp

End of service:....30th November, 1946

 

Decommissioned 30th November 1946.  Stricken 1st March 1959.  Sold as scrap in Japan December 1960.  These ships were known as the Bogue class in the USN and the Attacker class in the Royal Navy.

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