Saginaw Bay

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassCasablanca-class Escort Carrier
Displacement7,800 tons standard
Length512 feet
Beam65 feet
Draft22 feet
Machinery2 Skinner uniflow engines with two screws
Power Output9,000 SHP
Speed19 knots
Crew860
Armament1x5-in Anti-aircraft, 8x40mm, 12x20mm
Aircraft27

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Saginaw Bay Operational Timeline

2 Mar 1944 Escort carrier USS Saginaw Bay (CVE-82) was commissioned with Captain Frank C. Sutton in command.




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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Shelly lewis says:
9 Nov 2017 09:50:57 AM

USS Saginaw Bay 2div was the ship my Grandfather was on. His name is Arnold E Lewis S2/c. In San Francisco California. How cool is this?
My grandfather passed away at the age of 69. Feb of 1991 what a little pistle he was. Just thought I would share.
2. Randy Williamson says:
8 May 2020 10:30:17 AM

My Dad, Burton R Drum was a TBM pilot on the ship. He passed away in 2014 at the age of 91. Bless all the men of the Greatest Generation.
3. Anonymous says:
4 Jun 2020 07:26:54 PM

My father Gene Maurice was on the Saginaw Bay. He was the youngest on the ship at 17 years old in '44. He plaid the trumpet and was in engineering. I have collected much data, and have all my fathers navy materials and books.

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