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NavSource Online: Escort Carrier Photo Archive

Courtesy of CAPT Gene Oleson, CHC, USN (Ret)

(later CVU-92)

Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - Kilo - Yankee - Zulu

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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World War II
CVE-92 Windham Bay
45k USS Windham Bay (CVE-92) underway in 1945, with what appear to be three Martin PBM Mariners on deck. Andrew Toppan
The 1950s
CVE-92 Windham Bay

Three-quarter aerial view of USNS Windham Bay (T-CVU 92), circa 1958 with a deckload of what appears to be Republic F-84 Thunderjets on the flight deck, forward. Note that the ship retains the 5"/38 mount on the centreline at the fantail, and what appears to be a few 20-mm mounts; also note the protective "igloos" covering the four twin 40-mm Bofors mounts aft. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Still Pictures Branch, College Park, Md. Photo #80-G-1046213.

Photo and text courtesy of DANFS, "Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships."

Robert Hurst
CVE-92 Windham Bay
135k USS Windham Bay at Saigon, delivering aircraft to the French, January 1951. Robert Hurst
CVE-92 Windham Bay
187k A photo of USNS Windham Bay (T-CVU 92), taken as she enters the Golden Gate into San Francisco Bay, sometime in 1958. The photo was taken by Allied Photographers of San Francisco, CA. Robert M. Cieri

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
Date: September 27–30, 2009
Place: San Antonio, TX
Contact: M W STEWARD
Address: 20550 Huebner Road # 106,
San Antonio, TX  78258-3966
Phone: (210) 495-4845
Web site: USS Windham Bay CVE-92 Association

Related Links
Hazegray & Underway World Aircraft Carrier Pages By Andrew Toppan.
Official U.S. Navy Carrier Website
Escort Carrier Sailors & Airmen Association
USS Windham Bay CVE-92 Association

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