USS Cowpens

USS Cowpens (CVL-25) Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

Submitted by Jason McDonald on Thu, 11/24/2016 - 08:55

Cowpens (CV-25) was launched 17 January 1943 by New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J., sponsored by Mrs. M. H. Spruance; daughter of Vice Admiral W.F. Halsey; and commissioned 28 May 1943, Captain R.P. McConnell in command. She was reclassified CVL-25 on 15 July 1943.