Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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Delgada

A point of land on the California coast.

Delgada (ACV-40) was launched 20 February 1943 by the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp., Seattle, Wash.; sponsored by Mrs. James B. Sykes, and re-classified CVE-40 on 15 July 1943. She was transferred to the United Kingdom under Lend-Lease on 20 November 1943, and served as HMS Speaker. She was returned to the United States on 27 July 1946 and sold on 22 April 1947.

Published:Tue Jul 07 10:29:15 EDT 2015