Allied Warships

USS Edisto (CVE 41)

Escort carrier of the Repeat Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassRepeat Bogue 
PennantCVE 41 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Oct 1942 
Launched9 Mar 1943 
End service 

Never commissioned in the United States Navy.

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Altough she was Canadian manned she was not commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy.
HMS Nabob (Capt. H.N. Lay) was torpedoed and damaged in the Arctic off the North Cape in position 71.42N, 19.11E by the German submarine U-354. After the badly damaged ship managed to limp to Britain she was judged not worth repairing.
She was towed to Rosyth, beached and abandoned.
Decommissioned on 30 Sepember 1944 she was retained in nominal reserve, but was cannibalized for spare parts for sisterships.
On 16 March 1946, the vessel was returned to the US Navy and stricken.
Sold for scrap in March 1947 in the Netherlands.
However, she was resold to the Norddeutscher Lloyd, converted to the German motor merchant Nabob until 1952 and used as a civilian training vessel for the post war German merchant service.
Renamed Glory in 1968 and registered in Panama.
In December 1977 she was sold for scrap in Taiwan.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as HMS Nabob

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