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USS Kasaan Bay was a Casablanca-class escort carrier launched on August 20, 1942. It was commissioned on December 4, the following year with the hull number CVE-69 under Capt. B. E. Grow’s command and served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on July 6, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 856 men on board had the main missions in Saipan, San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Guam, Ulithi or Norfolk. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping on February 2, 1960. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Kasaan Bay received 1 battle star.