Nehenta 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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Nehenta Bay Operational Timeline

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




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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Beverly Harris says:
6 Jan 2019 07:55:52 PM

My dad was an ensign on the Nehenta Bay. I would like to visit that ship if anyone knows its current location
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
7 Jan 2019 04:57:51 PM

Beverly Harris (above):
The Nehetna Bay was decommissioned in 1946 and sold for scrap in 1960. So far as I am aware, no ship of this class has been preserved as a museum ship.

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