Allied Warships

USS Vermillion (CVE 52)

Escort carrier of the Repeat Bogue class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeEscort carrier
ClassRepeat Bogue 
PennantCVE 52 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered28 Apr 1942 
Laid down10 May 1943 
Launched27 Sep 1943 
End service 

Never commissioned into the United States Navy.

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
Returned to the United States Navy on 6 April 1946.
Stricken by the United States Navy on 21 May 1946.
Sold into merchantile service being renamed Artillero.
Renamed President Garcia in 1965.
Wrecked off the island of Guernsey in July 1967.
Scrapped at Hamburg in November 1967.

Career notesTo the Royal Navy as HMS Smiter

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