Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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  • Boats-Ships--Aircraft Carriers
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  • Ship History
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Woodcliff Bay

Woodcliff Bay (CVE-93), a Casablanca-class escort aircraft carrier, was renamed Makin Island (q.v.) on 17 December 1943 to commemorate the recent capture of that island in the Gilbert group by American amphibious forces.

Published: Tue Nov 03 14:53:33 EST 2015