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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

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United States Navy, World War 1939-1945, Regimental Histories, U.S.S. Takanis Bay, CVE 89, Casablanca Class carrier, Astoria Oregon


Military History


The book is chiefly photos, though there is a modest history of the ship reported.

There is not a roster of men who served on the U.S.S. Takanis included.

U.S.S. Takanis Bay

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