Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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Carnegie

A bay on the coast of New Jersey.

Carnegie (AVG-38) was built in 1942-43 for transfer to the United Kingdom. She was reclassified ACV-38 on 20 August 1942, and CVE-38 on 15 July 1943. She was commissioned on 9 August 1943 for a period of three days prior to being turned over to the United Kingdom under whom she served as HMS Empress. On 28 January 1946 she was restored to United States custody, and on 28 March 1946 was stricken from the Navy List.