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CV-7 USS Wasp

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CV-7 USS Wasp

Builder

Bethlehem Shipbuilding Co.

Quincy Massachusetts

Laid down

1. April 1936

Launched

4. April 1939

Commissioned

25. April 1940

Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign

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Camouflage

Apr. 1940 - Sep. 1942 Measures 12

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  NS South Boston MA
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VF-7-01.png (109812 Byte)   .
  USN SB2U 14.png (76539 Byte) .
Wasp Air Group
28. June 1940 - 25. July 1940
Shakedown (Caribbean)
VF-7 F2F-1, F3F-1, SU-2 7-F-0
VB-7 BG-1 7-B-0
VS-71 SBU-1, J2F-1, NY-3 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
21. August 1940 - 28. August 1940
Shakedown (Atlantic)
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VF-72 F4F-3 72-F-0
VS-71 SBU-1, J2F-1, NY-3 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
12. October 1940 - 26. November 1940
Caribbean
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VF-72 F4F-3 72-F-0
VS-71 SBU-1 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
January 1941 - 8 March 1941
Caribbean
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VF-72 F4F-3 72-F-0
VS-71 SB2U-1 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
26. April 1941 - 6. June 1941
Caribbean
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VF-72 F4F-3 72-F-0
VS-71 SB2U-1 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
20. June 1941 - 13. July 1941
Caribbean
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VF-72 F4F-3 72-F-0
VS-71 SB2U-1 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
28. July 1941 - 14. August 1941
North Atlantic (Iceland)
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VF-72 F4F-3 72-F-0
VS-71 SB2U-1 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
33 PS P-40C, PT-17A ..
The 33 PS was until the 6. August 1941 on bord of the USS Wasp.
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
22. August 1941 - 20. October 1941
North Atlantic (Neutrality Patrol)
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VF-72 F4F-3 72-F-0
VS-71 SB2U-1 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
October 1941 - 23. December 1941
North Atlantic (Neutrality Patrol)
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VS-71 SB2U-1, SB2U-2, TBD-1 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
14. January 1942 - 21. March 1942
North Atlantic
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VT-7 TBD-1 7-T-0
VS-71 SB2U-2 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
26. March 1942 - 3. April 1942
North Atlantic
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VT-7 TBD-1 7-T-0
VS-71 SB2U-2 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
14. April 1942 - April 1942
North Atlantic / Mediterranean (Ferry to Malta)
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
RAF Spitfire Mk. V -..
The RAF Spitfires where until the 20. April 1942 on bord of the USS Wasp.
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
3. May 1942 - May 1942
North Atlantic / Mediterranean (Ferry to Malta)
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
RAF Spitfire Mk. V -..
The RAF Spitfires where until the 9. May 1942 on bord of the USS Wasp.
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
May 1942 - May 1942
North Atlantic
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VT-7 TBD-1 7-T-0
VS-71 SB2U-2 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 7. March 2007
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Wasp Air Group
6. June 1942 - 19. June 1942
Transit to San Diego
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VT-7 TBF-1 7-T-0
VS-71 SB2U-2 71-S-0
VS-72 SB2U-2 72-S-0
last update 10. June 2012
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Wasp Air Group
1. July 1942 - 15. September 1942
West Pacific (Guadalcanal , Solomons)
VF-71 F4F-3 71-F-0
VT-7 TBF-1 7-T-0
VS-71 SBD-3 71-S-0
VS-72 SBD-3 72-S-0
last update 10. June 2012
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Decommissioned (sunk)

15. September 1942


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