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CV-37 USS Princeton

CV-37 USS Princeton

Builder

Philadelphia Navy Yard

Philadelphia

Laid down

14. September 1943

Launched

8. July 1945

Commissioned

18. November 1945

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NS Norfolk Va
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CVG-81
15. June 1946 - 29. June 1946
Transit via Panama-Canal
VF-81 F4U-4 P 100
VBF-81 F8F-2 P 200
VT-81 TBM-3 / -3E P 400
last update 20. November 2007
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CVG-81
3. July 1946 - 15. April 1947
West Pacific
VF-81 F4U-4 P 100
VBF-81 F8F-2 P 200
VB-81 SB2C-5 P 300
VT-81 TBM-3E / -3Q P 400
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-131-02.png (68804 Byte) VF-132-02.png (70002 Byte)
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CVG-13
1. October 1948 - 23. December 1948
West Pacific
VF-131 F8F-2 P 100
VF-132 F8F-2 P 200
VA-15 TBM-3E T 500
VA-135 TBM-3E / -3Q P 500
HU-2 Det. HO3S-1 UR 00
last update 20. November 2007
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Decommissioned

21. June 1949

Recommissioned

28. August 1950

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CVG-19

9. November 1950 - 29. May 1951

West Pacific (Korea)

VF-191

F9F-2

B 100

VF-192

F4U-4

B 200

VF-193

F4U-4

B 300

VA-195

AD-4

B 500

VC-3 Det. E

F4U-5N

NP 10

VC-11 Det. E

AD-4W

ND 30

VC-35 Det. 3

AD-4N

NR 00

VC-61 Det. E

F9F-2P

PP 30

HU-1 Det. E

HO3S-1

UP 00

last update 1. August 2008
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CVG-19X
16. May 1951 - 29.August 1951
West Pacific (Korea)
VF-23 F9F-2 B 100
VF-871 F4U-4 B 300
VF-821 F4U-4 A 300
VA-55 AD-4 / -4B B 500
VC-3 Det. F4U-5N NP 00
VC-11 Det. AD-4W ND 00
VC-35 Det. 7 AD-4N NR 00
VC-61 Det. F9F-2P PP 00
HU-1 Det. HO3S-1 UP 00
Source: The Hook Magazine Spring 1983 issue
last update 3. January 2008
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VF-191-02.png (62919 Byte) VA-195-02.png (84158 Byte) .
     

CVG-19

21. March 1952 - 3. November 1952

West Pacific (Korea)

VF-191

F9F-2

B 100

VF-192

F4U-4

B 200

VF-193

F4U-4

B 300

VA-195

AD-4 / -4L

B 500

VC-3 Det. E

F4U-5N

NP 10

VC-11 Det. E

AD-4W

ND 50

VC-35 Det. E

AD-4NL

NR 00

VC-61 Det. E

F9F-2P

PP 40

HU-1 Det. E

HO3S-1

UP 30

last update 3. January 2007
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Redesiganation from CV-37 to CVA-37

1. October 1952

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VF-153-03.png (64668 Byte) VF-154-02.png (64480 Byte) .
  VC-61-05.png (63940 Byte)

CVG-15

24. January 1953 - 21. September 1953

West Pacific (Korea)

VF-152

F4U-4

H 200

VF-153

F9F-5

H 300

VF-154

F9F-5

H 400

VA-155

AD-4NA

H 500

VC-3 Det. D

F4U-5N

NP 00

VC-11 Det. D

AD-4W

ND 30

VC-35 Det. D

AD-4N

NR 90

VC-61 Det. D

F9F-2P

PP 80

HU-1 Det. D

HO3S-1

UP 40

last update 1. January 2007

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Redesiganation from CVA-37 to CVS-37

1. January 1954

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July 1954 - 1954
West Pacific
VS-23 S2F-1 MI 00
VS-37 AF-2S, AF-2W SU 00
HS-4 Det. N HO4S-3S VO 00
last update 8. August 2008
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VS-23-01.png (91395 Byte) HS-4-01.png (91918 Byte) .
1. November 1954 - 31. May 1955
West Pacific
VS-23 S2F-1 MI 00
VS-37 AF-2S, AF-2W SU 00
VC-3 Det. N F4U-5N NP 00
HS-4 Det. N HO4S-3S VO 00
last update 8. August 2008
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VS-20-01.png (97463 Byte) VS-21-01.png (97588 Byte) .
March 1956 - 1956
West Pacific
VS-20 S2F-1 SV 00
VS-21 S2F-1 BS 00
HS-6 HRS-3 PF 00
VC-11 Det.  AD-5W ND 00
last update 8. August 2008
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USN VS-38 01 S-2A.png (66751 Byte)   .
8. July 1957 - 12. February 1958
West Pacific
VS-38 S2F-1, S2F-2 ST 00
HS-8 HSS-1 PJ 00
VC-11 Det.  AD-5W RR 700
last update 8. August 2008
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USN VS-23 02 S-2A.png (69471 Byte) USN HS-4 02.png (78173 Byte) .
19. June 1958 - 2. December 1958
West Pacific
VS-23 S2F-1, S2F-2 PF 00
HS-4 HSS-1 TA 00
VC-11 Det.  AD-5W RR 700
last update 8. August 2008
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Redesiganation from CVS-37 to LPH-5

2. March 1959

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1959 - 1959
West Pacific
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last update20. September 2011
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1959 - 1959
West Pacific
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last update20. September 2011
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January 1961 - May 1961
West Pacific
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last update20. September 2011
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May 1962 - August 1962
West Pacific
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Operation Dominic Spring and Summer
last update20. September 2011
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September 1962 - November 1962
West Pacific
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last update20. September 2011
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February 1963 - November 1963
West Pacific (Vietnam)
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last update20. September 2011
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May 1964 - August 1964
West Pacific (Vietnam)
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last update20. September 2011
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October 1964 - May 1965
West Pacific (Vietnam)
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last update20. September 2011
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August 1965 - 1965
West Pacific (Vietnam)
MAG 36 --- ---
last update20. September 2011
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February 1966 - 2. September 1966
West Pacific (Vietnam)
MAG 36 --- ---
Operation Jackstay, 26 March - 6 April, Operation Osage”, 27 April - 4 May, Operation Deckhouse I, 18 - 27 June, Operation Deckhouse II and Hastings.
last update20. September 2011
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30. January 1967 - 19. June 1967
West Pacific (Vietnam)
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Operation Beacon Star, Oparation Shawnee
last update20. September 2011
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May 1968 - December 1968
West Pacific (Vietnam)
--- --- ---
Operation Fortress Attack III and IV, Operation Proud Hunter, Operation Swift Pursuit, and Operation Eager Hunter.”
last update20. September 2011
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April 1969 - May 1969
West Pacific (Apollo 10)
HS-4 Det. SH-3D NT 300
Recovery of the Apollo 10 Capsule
last update20. September 2011
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May 1969 - September 1969
West Pacific (Vietnam)
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Operation Shellback
last update20. September 2011
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October 1969 - December 1969
Alaska
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last update20. September 2011
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Decommissioned

30. January 1970

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USS Princeton Commanding Officers 
? ? May 1959
CAPT. Frank Kidder Upham II, May 1959 May 1960
CAPT. Charles M. Brower May 1960 May 1961
CAPT. Theodore Henry Davie May 1961 1961
CAPT. Lavell Meldrum Bigelow 1961 10. February 1962
CAPT. Parker C. Cooper 10. February 1962 May 1962
CAPT. Robert Hayes Smith May 1962 July 1962
CAPT. John Hoag,Boyum, July 1962 1964
CAPT. Paul Joseph Knapp 1964 1966
CAPT. Tazewell Taylor Shepard Jr. 1966 1967
CAPT. Richard Lull Cochrane 1967 1968
CAPT. Bishop 1968 1969
CAPT. Carl Mann Cruse 1969 27. August 1969
CAPT. Franklin Taylor Stephens 27. August 1969 30. January 1970
                   

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