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Opening Passage of "History of the Takanis Bay":
The tale of the U.S.S. Takanis Bay (CVE 89) begins long before the keel of Hull 89 was laid by the Kaiser Shipbuilding Company. Like so many of the Casablanca Class carriers, the "T.B." was named for a peaceful little bay in Southeastern Alaska.
Author: E.G. Hines, USNR
United States Navy, World War 1939-1945, Regimental Histories, U.S.S. Takanis Bay, CVE 89, Casablanca Class carrier, Astoria Oregon
United States Navy, "U.S.S. Takanis Bay" (1946). World War Regimental Histories. 205.
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