Jan 17, 1943
USS Cowpens (CV-25) was launched. Redesignated (CVL 25) that July, she served in the Pacific during WW II. Decommissioned in Jan 1947, she spent the rest of her Navy service in the Reserve Fleet. In May 1959, Cowpens was reclassified as an aircraft support (AVT-1) but was sold for scrapping a year later.
Theater: North America
Source: Naval History & Heritage Command