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USS Kadashan Bay was a Casablanca-class escort carrier launched on December 11, 1943. It was commissioned on January 18, the following year with the hull number CVE-76 under Capt. R. N. Hunter’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on 14 June, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 916 men on board had the main missions in Manus, San Diego, Palaus, Pearl Harbor, Leyte, Tulagi or Espiritu Santo. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Kadashan Bay received 2 battle stars.