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CVA-38 USS Shangri La

CV-38 USS Shangri La

Builder

Norfolk Navy Yard

Norfolk Virginia

Laid down

15. January 1943

Launched

24. February 1944

Commissioned

15. September 1944

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NS Norfolk Va
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VT-85-1.png (88498 Byte) Curtiss VB-85 01.png (92956 Byte) .
CVG-85
10. April 1945 - 27. September 1945
West Pacific 
VF-85 F6F-5, F6F-5N, F6F-5P 0
VBF-85 F4U-1D 0
VB-85 SB2C-4 1-T-0
VT-85 TBM-3 0
last update 1. August 2008
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NS Norfolk VA
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VF-51-01.png (68782 Byte) VF-52-01.png (71262 Byte)
VA-6A-1.png (92242 Byte)   Curtiss VA-54.png (94534 Byte) .
CVAG-5
31. March 1947 - 16. June 1947
West Pacific
VF-5A F8F-1 S 100
VF-6A F8F-1 S 200
VA-5A SB2C-5 S 300
VA-6A TBM-3E / -Q S 400
last update 3. January 2008
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Decommissioned

7. November 1947

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Recommissioned

30. July 1951

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Redesiganation from CV-38 to CVA-38

1. October 1952

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USN F9F-8 122 01.png (66155 Byte) USN F9F-8 53 01.png (67290 Byte)
VF-92-01.png (87990 Byte) VC-6-05.png (67653 Byte)
ATG-3
5. January 1956 - 23. June 1956
West Pacific
VF-122 F9F-8 D 200
VF-92 AD-4B N 200
VF-53 F9F-8 S 300
VC-3 Det. J F2H-3 NP 00
VC-6 Det. J AJ-2 NF 00
VC-11 Det. J AD-5W ND 70
VC-35 Det. J AD-5N NR 40
VC-61 Det. J F2H-2P PP 50
HU-1 Det. HUP-2 UP 20
Source: The Hook Magazine Sprinf 1983 issue
last update 3. January 2008
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  VF-24-4.png (100845 Byte)    
 USN F9F-8 64 02.png (69712 Byte)  USN Cutlass106.png (72286 Byte) .
CVG-2
13. November 1956 - 20. May 1957
West Pacific 
VF-24 FJ-3M M 100
VA-63 F9F-8 M 300
VF-64 F2H-3 M 400
VA-65 AD-6 M 500
VF(AW)-3 Det. A F2H-4 NP 00
VA(AW-35) Det. A AD-5N NR 00
VAW-11 Det. A AD-5W ND 00
VFP-61 Det. A F9F-8P PP 00
VX-4 Det. A F7U-3M XF 00
GMGRU-1 Det. A FJ-3D -- 00
HU-1 Det. A HUP-2 UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
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USN Tiger 08.png (67740 Byte) VF-114-01.png (71868 Byte)
  GMGRU-4.png (105970 Byte) .
CVG-11
8. March 1958 - 21. November 1958
West Pacific (Formosa)
VA-156 F11F-1 NH 100
VA-113 A4D-1 NH 300
VF-114 F3H-2N NH 400
VA-115 AD-6 NH 500
VAH-4 Det. C A3D-2 ZB 00
VAW-11 Det. C AD-5W RR 700
VA(AW)-35 Det. C AD-5N VV 840
VFP-61 Det. C F9F-8P PP 900
GMGRU-1 Det. C FJ-3D ZZ 00
HU-1 Det. C HUP-2 UP 00
last update 8. January 2008
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USN Tiger 09.png (67516 Byte) VF-114-02.png (80189 Byte) .
CVG-11
9. March 1959 - 3. October 1959
West Pacific 
VF-111 F11F-1 NH 100
VA-113 A4D-2 NH 300
VF-114 F3H-2N NH 400
VA-115 AD-6, AD-7 NH 500
VAH-4 Det. C A3D-2 ZB 00
VAW-11 Det. C AD-5W RR 700
VA(AW)-35 Det. C AD-5N VV 840
VFP-61 Det. C F9F-8P PP 900
HU-1 Det. C HUP-2 UP 10
last update 8. January 2008
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CVG-10
1. June 1960 - 18. July 1960
Carribbean Shakedown
VF-13 F4D-1 AK 100
VF-62 F8U-1 AK 200
VA-106 A4D-2 AK 300
VA-176 AD-6 AK 400
VAW-12 Det. 44 AD-5W AK 700
VA(AW)-33 Det. 44 AD-5Q AK 800
VFP-62 Det. 44 F8U-1P GA 900
HU-2 Det. 44 HUP-2 HU 00
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-13-02.png (69364 Byte) VF-062-01.png (75155 Byte)
VA-012-04.png (89399 Byte)  
CVG-10
6. September 1960 - 20. October 1960
North Atlantic
VF-13 F4D-1 AK 100
VF-62 F8U-1 AK 200
VA-106 A4D-2 AK 300
VA-176 AD-6 AK 400
VA-12 A4D-2 AK 500
VAW-12 Det. 44 AD-5W GE 700
VFP-62 Det. 44 F8U-1P GA 900
HU-2 Det. 44 HUP-2 HU 00
last update 20. November 2007
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VA-012-05.png (93310 Byte)  
CVG-10
14. November 1960 - 27. November 1960
Carribbean
VF-13 F4D-1 AK 100
VF-62 F8U-1 AK 200
VA-106 A4D-2 AK 300
VA-176 AD-6 AK 400
VA-12 A4D-2 AK 500
VA-15 AD-6 AB 500
VAW-12 Det. 44 AD-5W GE 700
VFP-62 Det. 44 F8U-1P GA 900
HU-2 Det. 44 HUP-2 HU 00
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-13-02.png (69364 Byte) VF-062-02.png (70471 Byte)
CVG-10
2. February 1961 - 15. May 1961
Mediterranean
VF-13 F4D-1 AK 100
VF-62 F8U-1 AK 200
VA-106 A4D-2 AK 300
VA-176 AD-6 AK 400
VA-46 A4D-2 AK 500
VMA-225 A4D-2N AK 600
VAW-12 Det. 44 WF-2 GE 700
VFP-62 Det. 44 F8U-1P GA 900
HU-2 Det. 44 HUP-2 HU 00
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-13-02.png (69364 Byte) VFP-62-10.png (76064 Byte)
CVG-10
7. February 1962 - 28. August 1962
Mediterranean
VF-13 F4D-1 AK 100
VMF-251 F8U-2 AK 200
VA-106 A4D-2 AK 300
VA-176 AD-6 AK 400
VA-46 A4D-2N AK 500
VAW-12 Det. 38 WF-2 GE 700
VFP-62 Det. 38 F8U-1P GA 900
HU-2 Det. 38 HUP-2 HU 00
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-062-04.png (69588 Byte)  
CVG-10
24. October 1962 - 20. November 1962
Carribbean (Kuba)
VF-62 F8U-2 AK 200
VA-176 AD-6 AK 400
VA-46 A4D-2N AK 500
VAW-12 Det. 38 WF-2 GE 700
VFP-62 Det. 38 F8U-1P GA 900
HU-2 Det. 38 HUP-2 HU 00
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-013-03.png (80562 Byte) VF-062-05.png (77641 Byte)
CVW-10
1. Oktober 1963 - 23. May 1964
Mediterranen
VF-13 F-3B AK 100
VF-62 F-8E AK 200
VA-106 A-4C AK 300
VA-176 A-1H AK 400
VA-46 A-4C AK 500
VAW-12 Det. 38 E-1B  GE 700
VFP-62 Det. 38 RF-8A GA 00
HU-2 Det. 38 UH-2B HU 00
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-013-02.png (74427 Byte) VF-062-06.png (73945 Byte) .
CVW-10
10. February 1965 - 20. September 1965
Mediterranean / Carribbean
VF-13 F-8E AK 100
VF-62 F-8E AK 200
VA-106 A-4C AK 300
VA-176 A-1H AK 400
VA-46 A-4C AK 500
VAW-12 Det. 38 E-1B GE 700
VFP-62 Det. 38 RF-8A AK 900
HU-2 Det. 38 UH-2B HU 00
last update 24. December 2008
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VF-013-04.png (75029 Byte) VF-062-07.png (74501 Byte)
VSF-1-03.png (88553 Byte) VFP-62-17.png (77308 Byte)
CVW-8
29. September 1966 - 20. May 1967
Mediterranean
VF-13 F-8D AJ 100
VF-62 F-8D AJ 200
VA-83 A-4E AJ 300
VA-81 A-4E AJ 400
VSF-1 A-4B AJ 570
VAW-12 Det. 38 E-1B GE 700
VFP-62 Det. 38 RF-8G AJ 900
HC-2 Det. 38 UH-2A HU 00
last update 20. September 2011
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VF-013-05.png (72476 Byte) VF-062-07.png (74501 Byte)
  VFP-62-15.png (79141 Byte)
CVW-8
15. November 1967 - 4. August 1968
Mediterranean
VF-13 F-8D AJ 100
VF-62 F-8D AJ 200
VA-83 A-4C AJ 300
VA-81 A-4C AJ 400
VA-95 A-4B AJ 500
VAW-121 Det. 38 E-1B AJ 700

VFP-62 Det. 38 *

RF-8G

AJ 910

HC-2 Det. 38 UH-2A HU 00

* VFP-62 became VFP-63 Det. 38 on 1. January 1968

last update 20. September 2011
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VF-013-06.png (76288 Byte) VF-062-08.png (76372 Byte)
VA-072-05.png (88436 Byte)  
CVW-8
7. January 1969 - 29. July 1969
Mediterranean
VF-13 F-8H AJ 100
VF-62 F-8D AJ 200
VA-172 A-4C AJ 300
VA-12 A-4C AJ 400
VA-72 A-4B AJ 500

VFP-63 Det. 38

RF-8G

PP 600

VAH-10 Det. 38 KA-3B ZR 00
VAQ-33 Det. 38 EA-1F GD 700
VAW-121 Det. 38 E-1B AJ 700
HC-2 Det. 38 UH-2A HU 00
last update 20. September 2011
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Redesiganation from CVA-38 to CVS-38

1. June 1969

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VF-111-10.png (81066 Byte) VA-152-51.png (97032 Byte)
CVW-8
5. March 1970 - 17. December 1970
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-111 F-8H AJ 100
VF-162 F-8H AJ 200
VA-172 A-4C AJ 300
VA-12 A-4C AJ 400
VA-152 A-4E AJ 500

VFP-63 Det. 38

RF-8G

AJ 600

VAH-10 Det. 38 *

KA-3B

AJ 610

VAW-121 Det. 38 E-1B AJ 010
HC-2 Det. 38 UH-2A HU 00

* VAH-10 Det. 38 became VAQ-129 Det. 38 on 1. September 1970

last update 20. September 2011
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Decommissioned

30. July 1971


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