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CVE-108 Kula Gulf
United States Navy escort carrier
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Commencement 1943/12/16
Todd Pacific Shipyards Inc., Tacoma, Wash.
1944/08/15 1945/05/12 1971
Namesake: night battle at Kula Gulf 43/07/06 betw RAdm Ainsworth´s TF 39 and Japanese destroyer force
TTD differences from class:
Camouflage: 45: Ms 22

WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
45/05 45/08     night carrier training off West coast   66 
45/08/05 45/08/1?     sail from San Diego to P.H.   66 
45/08/31 45/09     sail from P.H. to Ulithi > Marshalls > Leyte Gulf   66 

Ship status, hull number changes...: ex Vermillion Bay 43/11/06 renamed Kula Gulf
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...):