USS Nehenta Bay

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassCasablanca-class Escort Carrier
Displacement7800 tons standard
Length512 feet
Beam65 feet
Draft22 feet
Machinery2 Skinner uniflow engines with two screws
Power Output9000 SHP
Speed19 knots
Crew860
Armament1x5-in Anti-aircraft, 8x40mm, 12x20mm
Aircraft27

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USS Nehenta Bay Operational Timeline

20 Jul 1943 The keel of US escort carrier Nehenta Bay was laid down.




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