USS Anzio file photo [24528]

Anzio

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassCasablanca-class Escort Carrier
Hull NumberCVE-57
Builder NameKaiser Shipbuilding Co., Inc., Vancouver, WA
Laid Down12 Dec 1942
Launched1 May 1943
Commissioned27 Aug 1943
Decommissioned5 Aug 1946
Displacement7,800 tons standard
Length512 feet
Beam65 feet
Draft22 feet
Speed19 knots
Crew860
Armament1x5-in Anti-aircraft, 16x40mm, 20x20mm
Aircraft28

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27 Aug 1943 Anzio was commissioned into service.
5 Aug 1946 Anzio was decommissioned from service.

Photographs

Bow view of USS Coral Sea, Sep 1943Stern view of USS Coral Sea, Sep 1943USS Coral Sea underway, Sep 1943USS Coral Sea underway, Sep 1943
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1. Dennis McFann says:
24 Feb 2006 05:19:47 PM

Thanks for passing on the info on this carrier :-)
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Im happy to know there are people out there that are interested in our Ship. I will be happy to have your site as a link to my site

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