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CVS-33 USS Kearsage

CV-33 USS Kearsage

Builder

New York Navy Yard

New York

Laid down

1. March 1944

Launched

5. May 1945

Commissioned

72. March 1946

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NS Norfolk VA
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VF-31-02.png (71498 Byte)   .

CVAG-3

7. June 1947 - 11. August 1947
North Atlantic / Caribbean

VF-3A

F8F-1

K 100

VF-4A

F8F-1

K 200

VA-3A

SB2C-5

K 300

VA-4A

TBM-3E / 3Q / 3J

K 400

last update 7. March 2007
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VF-31-03.png (72471 Byte)   .

CVAG-3

1. June 1948 - 2. October 1948
Mediterranean

VF-3A

F8F-1

K 100

VF-4A

F8F-1

K 200

VA-3A

SB2C-5

K 300

VA-4A

TBM-3E / 3Q / 3J

K 400

HU-2 Det.

HO3S-1

UR 00
last update 7. March 2007
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Decommissioned

16. May 1950

Recommissioned

15. February 1952

Redesiganation from CV-33to CVA-33

1. October 1952

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VF-141-02.png (64954 Byte)   .

CVG-101

11. August 1952 - 17. March 1953

West Pacific (Korea)

VF-11

F2H-2

T 100

VF-721

F9F-2B

A 100

VF-884

F4U-4

A 400

VA-702

AD-4 / 4L

A 500

VC-3 Det. F

F4U-5NL

NP 01

VC-11 Det. F

AD-4W

ND 50

VC-35 Det. F

AD-4N

NR 00

VC-61 Det. F

F9F-2P

PP 30

HU-1 Det. 15

HO3S-1

UP 00

last update 3. January 2007
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VF-113-01.png (65753 Byte)   .
CVG-11
1. July 1953 - 18. January 1954
West Pacific 
VF-112 F9F-5 V 200
VF-113 F9F-5 V 300
VF-114 F9F-5 V 400
VA-115 AD-4NA V 500
VC-3 Det. C F2H-3 NP 00
VC-11 Det. C AD-4W ND 00
VC-35 Det. C AD-4N NR 00
VC-61 Det. C F9F-5P PP 00
HU-1 Det. 3 HO3S-1 UP 00
last update 8. January 2008
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VF-113-02.png (67362 Byte) VF-114-01.png (69319 Byte) .
CVG-11
7. October 1954 - 12. May 1955
West Pacific 
VF-112 F9F-6 V 200
VF-113 F9F-5 V 300
VF-114 F9F-5 V 400
VA-115 AD-6 V 500
VC-11 Det. C AD-4W ND 00
VC-35 Det. C AD-5N NR 00
VC-61 Det. C F9F-6P PP 00
HU-1 Det. 3 HUP-2 UP 00
last update 8. January 2008
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VF-51-4.png (104495 Byte) USN F9F-8 91 01.png (65169 Byte)
  VA-54-03.png (90069 Byte) .
CVG-5
29. October 1955 - 17. May 1956
West Pacific 
VF-51 FJ-3 S 100
VF-91 F9F-6 N 100
VF-141 F2H-3 S 200
VF-54 AD-6 S 400
VC-11 Det. B AD-5W ND 80
VC-35 Det. B AD-5N NR 00
VC-61 Det. B F9F-8P PP 00
HU-1 Det.  HUP-2 UP 30
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-53-2.png (112656 Byte)  
USN F9F-8 26 01.png (78341 Byte) VA-96-01.png (97607 Byte)
  VAH-16-02.png (72273 Byte)
ATG-3
9. August 1957 - 2. April 1958
West Pacific
VF-53 FJ-3M NC 100
VF-194 F2H-3 NC 200
VA-26 F9F-8B NC 300
VA-96 AD-6 NC 400
VAH-16 Det. J AJ-2 ZH 00
VAW-11 Det. J AD-5W RR 720
VA(AW)-35 Det. J AD-5N VV 850
VFP-61 Det. J F9F-8P PP 960
HU-1 Det. HUP-2 UP 00
Source: The Hook Magazine Sprinf 1983 issue
last update 3. January 2008
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Redesiganation from CVA-33 to CVS-33

1. October 1958

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4. September 1959 - 18. March 1960
West Pacific
VS-21 S2F-1 YA 00
HS-6 HSS-1 UB 00
VAW-13 Det. A  AD-5Q VR 700
last update 8. August 2008
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CVSG-53
3. March 1961 - 18. September 1961
West Pacific
VS-21 S2F-1 NS 10
VS-29 S2F-1 NS 30
VAW-11 Det. R AD-5W RR 700
HS-6 HSS-1 NS 50
last update 7. March 2007
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USN VS-21 5 S-2F.png (72054 Byte) USN VS-29 1 S-2B.png (62304 Byte) .
CVSG-53
1. August 1962 - October 1962
Coast of California / Recovery Mercury 8 (3. Oktober 1962)
VS-21 S2F-1 NS 10
VS-29 S2F-1 NS 30
VAW-11 Det. R AD-5W RR 700
HS-6 HSS-1 NS 50
last update 7. March 2007
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CVSG-53
Jan 1963 - Feb 1963
Coast of California 
VS-21 S2F-1 NS 10
VS-29 S2F-1 NS 30
VAW-11 Det. R AD-5W RR 700
HS-6 HSS-2 NS 50
last update 7. March 2007
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CVSG-53
April 1963 - May 1963
Coast of California / Recovery Mercury 9 (16. May 1963)
VS-21 S-2F NS 10
VS-29 S-2F NS 30
VAW-11 Det. R EA-1E RR 700
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
last update 3. March 2009
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CVSG-53
4. June 1963 - 3 December 1963
West Pacific
VS-21 S-2F NS 10
VS-29 S-2F NS 30
VAW-11 Det. R EA-1E RR 700
VA-22 Det. R A-4B        10
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
HU-1 Det. R UH-2A UP 00
last update 22. June 2009
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CVSG-53
April 1964 - May 1964
East Pacific (of coast of California)
VS-21 S-2F NS 10
VS-29 S-2F NS 30
VAW-11 Det. R EA-1E RR 700
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
HU-1 Det. R UH-2A UP 00
last update 22. June 2009
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CVSG-53
19. June 1964 - 16 December 1964
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VS-21 S-2F NS 10
VS-29 S-2F NS 30
VAW-11 Det. R EA-1E RR 700
VA-153 Det. R A-4B NS 00
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
HU-1 Det. R UH-2A UP 00
last update 7. March 2007
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USN VS-21 6 S-2E.png (70626 Byte) USN VS-29 2 S-2E.png (62204 Byte) .
CVSG-53
11. July 1966 - 11. December 1966
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VS-21 S-2E NS 10
VS-29 S-2E NS 30
VAW-11 Det. R E-1B RR 700
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
last update 7. March 2007
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CVSG-53
June 1967 - July 1967
East Pacific (Hawaii)
VS-21 S-2E NS 10
VS-29 S-2E NS 30
VAW-11 Det. R E-1B RR 700
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
last update 22. June 2009
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CVSG-53
17. August 1967 - 6. April 1968
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VS-21 S-2E NS 10
VS-29 S-2E NS 30
VAW-111 Det. 33 E-1B RR 760
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
last update 7. March 2007
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CVSG-53
November 1968 - December 1968
East Pacific (Off the California Coast)
VS-21 S-2E NS 10
VS-29 S-2E NS 30
VAW-111 Det. 33 E-1B RR 760
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
last update 22. June 2009
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CVSG-53
12. January 1969 - 10. March 1969
East Pacific 
VS-21 S-2E NS 10
VS-29 S-2E NS 30
VAW-111 Det. 33 E-1B RR 760
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
last update 7. March 2007
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CVSG-53
29. March 1969 - 4. September 1969
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VS-21 S-2E NS 10
VS-29 S-2E NS 30
VAW-111 Det. 33 E-1B RR 760
HS-6 SH-3A NS 50
last update 7. March 2007
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Decommissioned

13. February 1970


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