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CVS-12 USS Hornet

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CV-12 USS Hornet

Builder

Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co

Newport News, Virgina

Laid down

3. August 1942

Launched

30. August 1943

Commissioned

29. November 1943

Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign

NBGC

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NS Norfolk VA
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  VT-2-1.png (97618 Byte)  
 Curtiss VB-02 01.png (95051 Byte)   .
CVG-2
14. February 1944 - 20. March 1944
Transit to Pearl Harbor
VF-2 F6F-3 1-F-0
VB-2 SB2C- 1-B-0
VT-2 TBM- 1-T-0
last update 3. January 2007
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CVG-2
30. March 1944 - 1. May 1944
West Pacific (Palau, Hollandia, Truk)
VF-2 F6F-3 1-F-0
VF(N)-76 Det. B F6F-3N ...
VB-2 SB2C- 1-B-0
VT-2 TBM- 1-T-0
last update 3. January 2008
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CVG-2
11. June 1944 - 5. August 1944
West Pacific (Marianas, Bonis, Yap)
VF-2 F6F-3 1-F-0
VF(N)-76 Det. B F6F-3N ...
VB-2 SB2C- 1-B-0
VT-2 TBM- 1-T-0
last update 3. January 2008
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CVG-2
6. September 1944 - 24. September 1944
West Pacific (Philippines, Palau)
VF-2 F6F-3 1-F-0
VF(N)-76 Det. B F6F-3N ...
VB-2 SB2C- 1-B-0
VT-2 TBM- 1-T-0
last update 3. January 2008
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CVG-11
10. October 1944 - 22. November 1944
West Pacific (Ryukyus, Formosa, Philippines Luzon)
VF-11 F6F-5, F6F-5N, F6F-5P  
VB-11 SB2C-1C  
VT-11 TBM-1C  

last update 8. March 2007

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CVG-11
14. December 1944 - 16. Dece,ber 1944
West Pacific (Philippines Luzon)
VF-11 F6F-5, F6F-5N, F6F-5P  
VB-11 SB2C-1C  
VT-11 TBM-1C  

last update 8. March 2007

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CVG-11
3. January 1945 - 22. January 1945
West Pacific (Philippines, Formosa, China Sea Ryukyus)
VF-11 F6F-5, F6F-5N, F6F-5P  
VB-11 SB2C-1C   
VT-11 TBM-3  

last update 8. March 2007

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CVG-17
2. February 1945 - 8. July 1945
West Pacific (Japan, Bonis, Ryukyus)
VF-17 F6F-5, F6F-3P 18-F-0
VBF-17 F6F-5 18-F-0
VB-17 SB2C-4 18-F-0
VT-17 TBM-3 18-F-0
last update 20. November 2007
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CVG-19

11. October 1945 - 3. November 1945

West Pacific

VF-19

F8F-1

18-F-0

VFB-19

F4U4

18-F-0

VB-19

SB2C-5

18-F-0

VT-19

TBM-3E

17-B-0
last update 3. January 2007
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CVG-19

24. January 1946 - 28. January 1946

Off the Coast

VF-19

F8F-1

18-F-0

VFB-19

F4U4

18-F-0

VB-19

SB2C-5

18-F-0

VT-19

TBM-3E

17-B-0

last update 3. January 2007

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CVG-19

18. March 1946 - 3. April 1946

Off the Coast

VF-19

F8F-1

A 100

VFB-19

F4U4

A 200

VB-19

SB2C-5

A 300

VT-19

TBM-3E

A 400
last update 1. August 2008
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Decommissioned

15. January 1947

Recommissioned

20. March 1951

  NS San Francisco CA
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10. April 1951 - 30. April 1951
Transit from San Francisco to New York
        
last update 3. January 2008
  NS New York
   

14. Juni 1951 - 10. January 1953
Naval Shipyard, New York, Brooklyn
SCB-27A modernization

   
  NS New York
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Redesignation from CV-12 to CVA-12

1. October 1952

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ATG-181
18. November 1953 - December 1953
Carribbean Shakedown
VF-41 F2H-3 B 300
VA-42 AD-6 C 400
VF-34 F2H-2 K 400
VAW-12 Det. 57 AD-4W NE 700
VC-33 Det. 57 AD-4N SS 800
VC-62 Det. 57 F2H-2P PL 900
HU-2 Det.57 HUP-2 UR 00
last update 22. June 2009
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ATG-181
6. January 1954 - 1. March 1954
Carribbean Shakedown
VF-21 F9F-7 C 100
VF-41 F2H-3 B 300
VA-42 AD-6 C 400
VAW-12 Det. 57 AD-4W NE 700
VC-33 Det. 57 AD-4N SS 800
VC-62 Det. 57 F2H-2P PL 900
HU-2 Det.57 HUP-2 UR 00
Source: The Hook Magazine Spring 1983 issue
last update 3. January 2008
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CVG-9
11. May 1954 - 12. December 1954
West Pacific
VF-91 F9F-6 N 100
VA-93 F9F-5 N 300
VF-94 F9F-5 N 400
VA-95

AD-6

N 500
VC-3 Det. M F2H-3 / 4 NP 00
VC-11 Det. M

AD-4W

ND 90
VC-35 Det. M

AD-4N

NR 00
VC-61 Det. M F9F-2P PP 20
HU-1 Det. M HUP-2 UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
CVG-7
4. May 1955 - 10. December 1955
West Pacific
VF-71 F2H-3 L 100
VF-72 F9F-5 L 200
VF-73 F9F-6 L 300
VA-75 AD-6 L 500
VC-6 Det. A AJ-2 NF 00
VC-12 Det. 32 AD-5W NE 00
VC-33 Det. 32 AD-5N SS 00
VC-62 Det. 32 F9F-6P PL 900
HU-2 Det. 17 HUP-2 UR 00
last update 20. November 2007
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28. January 1956 - 3. August 1956
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington
SCB-125 modernization

   
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CVG-14

21. January 1957 - 25. July 1957

West Pacific

VF-142

FJ-3M

A 200

VA-144

F9F-8B

A 400

VA-145

AD-6

A 500

VA-146

F9F-8B

A 600

VAH-6 Det. F

AJ-2

ZC 00

VC-11 Det. F

AD-5W

ND 00

VA(AW)-35 Det. F

AD-5N

NR 00

VFP-61 Det. F

F9F-8P

PP 30

HU-1 Det. F

HUP-2

UP 00

last update 3. January 2007
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ATG-4

6. January 1958 - 30. June 1958

West Pacific

VF-94

FJ-3M

ND 100

VF-152

F2H-3

ND 200

VA-214

FJ-4B

ND 300

VA-216

AD-6

ND 400

VAH-16 Det. K

AJ-2

ZH 00

VAW-11 Det. K

AD-5W

RR 720

VA(AW)-35 Det. K

AD-5N

VV 830

VFP-61 Det. K

F9F-8P

PP 960

HU-1 Det. K

HUP-2

UP 30

Source: The Hook Magazine Spring 1983 issue
last update 3. January 2008
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Redesiganation from CVA-12 to CVS-12

27. June 1958

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13. August 1958 - 18. December 1958
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington
Overhaul and modifications to ASW carrier

   
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3. April 1959 - 10. October 1959
West Pacific
VS-38 S2F-1 / S2F-2 ST 00
HS-8 HSS-1 VB 00
VAW-11 Det. P AD-5W, F2H-4 RR 700
last update 5. August 2008
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17. May 1960 - 18. December 1960
West Pacific
VS-37 S2F-1 / S2F-2 SU 00
HS-2 HSS-1 SK 00
VAW-13 Det. N AD-5W VR 700
HMR(L)-162 * HUS-1 YS 00
* HMR(L)-162 deployed abord CVS-12 from Aug. 1960 to Dec. 1960
last update 5. August 2008
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February 1961 - October 1961
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington
Overhaul

   
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CVSG-57
October 1961 - 1961
West Pacific
VS-35 S2F-1F NV 10
VS-37 S2F-1F NV 30
HS-2 HSS-1 NV 50
VAW-11 Det. N AD-5W RR 700
last update 22. January 2008
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CVSG-57
6. July 1962 - 21. December 1962
West Pacific
VS-35 S2F-3 NV 10
VS-37 S2F-3 NV 30
HS-2 HSS-2 NV 50
VMA-212 Det. N A4D-2 WD 00
VAW-11 Det. N AD-5W RR 700
last update 22. January 2008
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CVSG-57
9. October 1963 - 15. April 1964
West Pacific
VS-35 S-2D NV 10
VS-37 S-2D NV 30
HS-2 SH-3A NV 50
VMA-214 Det. N A-4B WE 00
VAW-11 Det. N EA-1E RR 700
HU-1 Det. B UH-2A UP 00
last update 22. January 2008
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July 1964 - 19. February 1965
San Francisco Naval Shipyard
Overhaul and FRAM II conversion

   
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CVSG-57
12. August 1965 - 23. March 1968
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VS-35 S-2D NV 10
VS-37 S-2D NV 30
HS-2 SH-3A NV 50
H&MS-15 Det. N A-4B YV 00
VAW-11 Det. N E-1B RR 700
last update 22. January 2008
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CVSG-57
5. August 1966 - 2 September 1966
Coast of California / Recovery Apollo 3 (25. August 1966)
VS-35 S-2D NV 10
VS-37 S-2D NV 30
HS-2 SH-3A NV 50
VAW-11 Det. N E-1B RR 700
last update 3. March 2009
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CVSG-57
27. March 1967 - 28. October 1967
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VS-35 S-2D NV 10
VS-37 S-2D NV 30
HS-2 SH-3A NV 50
VAW-11 Det. N E-1B RR 700
last update 22. January 2008
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November 1967 - May 1968
Long Beach Naval Ship Yard
Overhaul

   
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CVSG-57
30. September 1968 - 12. Mai 1969
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VS-35 S-2E NV 100
VS-37 S-2E NV 200
HS-2 SH-3A NV 300
VAW-111 Det. 12 E-1B RR 010
last update 22. January 2008
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CVSG-59
26. June 1969 - 1. August 1969
Coast of California / Recovery Apollo 11 (24.  July 1969)
HS-4 SH-3D NT 400
VAW-11 Det. 12 E-1B RR 720
VRC-30 Det. C-1A RW 00
last update 22. January 2008
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CVSG-59
27. October 1969 - 5. December 1969
Coast of California / Recovery Apollo 12 (24.  November 1969)
HS-4 SH-3D NT 400
VAW-11 Det. 12 E-1B RR 720
VRC-30 Det. C-1A RW 00
last update 22. January 2008
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CVSG-59
January 1970 - February 1970
Coast of California
VS-33 S-2E NT 100
VS-38 S-2E NT 200
HS-4 SH-3D NT 400
VAW-11 Det. 12 E-1B RR 720
last update 20. January 2010
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CVSG-59
April 1970 - April 1970
Coast of California / Recovery Apollo 13 (17. April 1970)
HS-4 SH-3D NT 400
VAW-11 Det. 12 E-1B RR 720
VRC-30 Det.  C-1A RW 00
last update 22. January 2008
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Decommissioned

26. Janaury 1970


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