USS Natoma Bay

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassCasablanca-class Escort Carrier
BuilderKaiser Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Vancouver, WA
Laid Down17 Jan 1943
Launched20 Jul 1943
Commissioned14 Oct 1943
Decommissioned20 May 1946
Displacement7800 tons standard; 10400 tons full
Length512 feet
Beam65 feet
Draft22 feet
MachineryTwo Skinner, Uniflow engines with two screws
Power Output9000 SHP
Speed19 knots
Crew860
Armament1x5-in Anti-aircraft, 8x40mm, 12x20mm
Aircraft27

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20 Jul 1943 US escort carrier Natoma Bay was launched.
14 Oct 1943 Natoma Bay was commissioned into service.
20 May 1946 Natoma Bay was decommissioned from service.

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USS Natoma Bay and USS Anzio at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 29 Aug 1947




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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
30 Jun 2012 08:06:39 PM

yes my name is randy lester my father sever the uss natoma bay in 1943 he was a fire frigther on the boat and i would like a pic of the boat we lost a pic of the boat in a house fire early 60s.
2. Richard Gilleland says:
4 Oct 2013 08:50:03 PM

Where can I obtain a list of crewmen who served aboard the U.S.S. Natoma Bay my father served on her and it would be great to see his name on the list. His name was Orval Gilleland. I do not know his rank at the time.
3. Ron Walker says:
9 Jan 2015 09:48:53 AM

My father was on the ship Delmar Walker
4. Gary Slatcher says:
17 Apr 2015 03:17:06 PM

My father, E.G. Gary Slatcher served aboard the Natoma Bay. He was a cook.
5. Mike Yancey says:
20 Mar 2017 05:40:19 PM

My dad Doyle Yancey served on the Natoma Bay. He was a machinist mate.

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