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USS BOUGAINVILLE   (CVE-100)
(later CVU-100 and AKV-35)

(Ex- DIDRICKSON BAY)


Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - Kilo - Zulu - X-ray

CLASS - CASABLANCA
Displacement 7,800 Tons, Dimensions, 512' 3" (oa) x 65' 2" x 22' 4" (Max)
Armament 1 x 5"/38AA 8 x 40mm, 12 x 20mm, 27 Aircraft.
Machinery, 9,000 IHP; 2 Skinner, Uniflow engines, 2 screws
Speed, 19 Knots, Crew 860.

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CVE-100 Bougainville
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63k This picture was taken from the USS Hemminger (DE-746) at Pearl Harbor sometime during World War II. Robert Taylor
CVE-100 Bougainville
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USS Bougainville (CVE-100) underway, circa 1945.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph (#NH 89182). Courtesy of William H. Davis, 1979.

Naval History & Heritage Command, via Robert Hurst

USS BOUGAINVILLE CVE-100 History
View This Vessels DANFS History Entry
(Located On The Hazegray & Underway Web Site, This Is The Main Archive For The DANFS Online Project.)

Crew Contact And Reunion Information

Contact Name: Mr. Robert J Barrett
Address:410 Grove St Braintree, MA, 02184-7340
Phone: 781-843-0703
E-mail: None

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Hazegray & Underway World Aircraft Carrier Pages By Andrew Toppan.
Official U.S. Navy Carrier Website
Escort Carrier Sailors & Airmen Association

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