27 Aug 1943

United States
  • Casablanca-class escort carrier Coral Sea was placed in commission at Astoria, Oregon. ww2dbase [Anzio | Astoria, Oregon | CPC]
26 Jan 1944

United States
  • USS Marcus Island was commissioned into service at Astoria, Oregon, United States with Captain Charles F. Greber in command. ww2dbase [Marcus Island | Astoria, Oregon | CPC]
18 Feb 1944

United States
  • Escort carrier USS Petrof Bay (CVE-80) was commissioned with Captain Joseph L. "Paddy" Kane in command. ww2dbase [Petrof Bay | Astoria, Oregon | AC]

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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