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USS Long Island(CVE-1) was a Long Island Class Escort Carrier in the US Navy


Arrived at Balboa (5/14/1942)

Ordered to Wake Island with USS Wasp (7/4/1942)

Escorted by USS Salt Lake City, USS New Orleans, and USS Atlanta.

Ordered with USS Enterprise, USS Yorktown, and USS Wasp from Pearl Harbor to Chase IJN Kaga and IJN Hiyo after sinking of USS Copahee (8/14/1942)

Took Part in the First Battle of Solomon Islands (10/15/1942-10/18/1942)

Took Part in a sweep of the Solomon Sea USS Enterprise, HMS Illustrious, escorted by USS Chester, USS  Chicago, USS Salt Lake City, USS Trenton, USS Concord, USS Atlanta, and USS San Diego (11/2/1942-11/7/1942)

4 Japanese Ships Sunk

Attacked by Japanese raiders near French Frigate Shoal with USS Nassau, USS Altamaha, and USS Prince William, escorted by USS North Carolina, USS Astoria, HMS Exeter, USS San Diego, USS Trenton, and USS Columbia (12/23/1942)

Took 1 Shell hit

Provided cover for Second Invasion of Marshalls with USS Altamaha, USS Nassau, and USS Prince William, escorted by HMS Exeter and USS Trenton

Attacked by Japanese land based aircraft near Ailuk (1/3/1943)

Took 4 bomb hits causing Heavy Fires

22 Days of Repair at Pearl Harbor (1/19/1943)

Repairs completed at Pearl Harbor (2/17/1943)

Begins Refit at Pearl Harbor (4/1/1943)

Repairs Completed at Pearl Harbor (4/21/1943)

Defended Pearl Harbor with USS Nassau and USS Prince William from air raid launched by IJN Kaga (5/7/1943)

Dispatched to Invade Wake Island with USS Prince William, USS Colorado, USS South Dakota, USS Portland, USS Chicago, USS Atlanta, USS San Juan, USS Oakland, and USS Reno (5/16/1943)

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