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CV-43 USS Coral Sea

CVB-43 USS Coral Sea

Builder

Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Compamy

Newport News Virginia

Laid down

10. July 1944 

Launched

2. April 1946

Commissioned

1. October 1947

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NS Norfolk VA
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CVBG-5
19. January 1948 - 5. April 1948
Caribbean Shakedown
VF-5B F8F-2 / F6F-5P C 100
VF-6B F8F-2 / F6F-5P C 200
VA-5B AD-1 C 300
VA-6B AD-1 C 400
last update 20. November 2007
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CVAG-17

7. June 1948 - 6. August 1948

Mediterranean

VF-17A

F8F-1

R 100

VF-18A

F4U-4

R 200

VA-2E TBM-3E SL 200
VA-17A

SB2C-5

R 300

VA-18A

TBM-3E, TBM-3Q

R 400

last update 21. February 2010

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CVG-2
3. May 1949 - 26. September 1949
Mediterranean
VF-21 F4U-5 M 100
VF-22 F4U-5 M 200
VF-23 F4U-4 M 300
VA-24 F4U-4 M 400
VA-25 AD-1 M 500

VC-4 Det.

F4U-5 / AD-1Q (8) NA 00
VC-12 Det. TBM-3W M 00
VC-33 Det. AD-1Q M 00
VC-62 Det. F4U-5P TL 00
HU-2 Det. HO3S-1 UR 00
last update 25. January 2015
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CVG-17

9.  September 1950 - 1. February 1951

Mediterranean

VF-171

F2H-2

R 100

VF-172

F2H-2

R 200

VF-173

F4U-5

R 300

VF-174

F4U-5

R 400

VA-175

AD-4, AD4Q

R 500

VC-4 Det.

F2H-2B / F4U-5N

NA 00

VC-12 Det.

AD-3W

NE 00

VC-33 Det.

AD-4N, AD-4Q

SS 800

HedRon-2

F4U-5P

LL 400

HU-2 Det.

HO3S-1

UR 00

last update 5. March 2007

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CVG-1
11. January 1951 - 24. February 1951
Caribbean Shakedown
VF-11 F2H-2 T 100
VF-12 F2H-2 T 200
VF-13 F4U-5 T 300
VA-15 AD-4 / 4L T 500
VC-4 Det.  F4U-5N / 5NL NA 00
HU-2 Det. 6 HO3S-1 UR 00
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 22. June 2009
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CVG-1
20. March 1951 - 6. October 1951
Mediterranean
VF-11 F2H-2 T 100
VF-12 F2H-2 T 200
VF-13 F4U-5 T 300
VF-44 F4U-5 T 400
VA-15 AD-4 / 4L T 500
VC-4 Det. 6 F4U-5N / 5NL NA 00
VC-12 Det. 6 AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det. 6 AD-4N / 4Q SS 800
VC-62 Det. 6 F8F-2P TL 00
HU-2 Det. 6 HO3S-1 UR 00
last update 20. November 2007
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CVG-4
19. April 1952 - 12. October 1952
Mediterranean
VMF-211 F4U-4 AF 100
VF-62 F2H-2 F 200
VF-43 F4U-4 F 300
VF-44 F4U-4 F 400
VA-45 AD-4, AD-4NL F 500
VC-4 Det. 6 F4U-5N, F4U-5NL NA 00
VC-12 Det. 31 AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det. 6 AD-4N SS 800
VC-62 Det. 31 F2H-2P PL 00
HU-2 Det. 31 HO3S-1 UR 00
last update 20. November 2007
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Redesignation from CVB-43 to CVA-43

1. October 1952

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CVG-8
26. April 1953 - 21. October 1953
Mediterranean
VF-81 F9F-5 E 100
VMF-122 F9F-5 LC 200
VF-83 F9F-5 E 300
HedRon-2 Det. F2H-2B LL 400
VA-85 AD-4 / 4L E 500
VC-8 Det. 6 AJ-1 NC 00
VC-4 Det. 6 F2H-3 NA 600
VC-12 Det. 6 AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det. 6 AD-4N / 3Q SS 800
VC-62 Det. 6 F2H-2P E 910
HU-2 Det. 6 HUP-1 UR 00
last update 24. November 2007
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CVG-10
7. July 1954 - 20. December 1954
Mediterranean
VF-11 F2H-4 P 100
VF-62 F2H-2 P 200
VF-103 F9F-6 P 300
VA-104 AD-6 P 400
VC-5 Det. 31 AJ-2 NB 00
VC-9 Det. 31 AJ-2 FG 00
VC-12 Det. 31 AD-4W NE 700
VC-33 Det. 31 AD-4N SS 800
VC-62 Det. 31 / 54. F2H-2P PL 900
HU-2 Det. 31 HUP-2 UR 00
VC-9 replaced VC-5 on Board of the CVA-43
last update 20. November 2007
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CVG-17

5. April 1955 - 29. September 1955

Mediterranean

VF-171

F2H-2

R 100

VF-172

F2H-2

R 200

VMF-122

FJ-2

LC 300

VA-175

AD-6

R 500

VC-8 Det. 31

AJ-2

NC 00

VC-12 Det. 31

AD-4W

NE 700

VC-33 Det. 31

AD-5N / AD-3Q

SS 800

VC-62 Det. 31

F2H-2P

PL 900

HU-2 Det. 31

HUP-2

UR 00

last update 5. March 2007

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CVG-10
13. August 1956 - 11. February 1957
Mediterranean
VF-11 F2H-4 P 100
VF-103 F9F-8B P 200
VA-106 F9F-8B P 300
VA-104 AD-6 P 400
VAH-11 Det. 31  AJ-2 NC 00
VAW-12 Det. 31  AD-5W NE 700
VA(AW)-33 Det. 31 AD-5N SS 800
VFP-62 Det. 31 F2H-2P PL 900
HU-2 Det. 31 HUP-2 UR 00
last update 20. November 2007
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Decommissioned

24. May 1957

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Recommissioned

25. January 1960

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CVG-15

19. September 1960 - 27. May 1961

West Pacific 

VF-151

F3H-2

NL 100

VA-152

AD-6

NL 200

VA-153

A4D-2

NL 300

VF-154

F8U-1E

NL 400

VA-155

A4D-2

NL 500

VMA-324

A4D-2

DX 600

VAW-13 Det. D

WF-2

VR 700

VMA-121

A4D-2

VK 800

VAH-2

A3D-2

NL 900

VCP-61 Det. D

F8U-1P

SS 900

HU-1 Det. D

HUP-2

UP 40

last update 1. January 2007

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CVG-15

12. December 1961 - 17. July 1962

West Pacific 

VF-151

F3H-2

NL 100

VA-152

AD-6

NL 200

VA-153

A4D-2N

NL 300

VF-154

F8U-2N

NL 400

VA-155

A4D-2

NL 500

VAH-2 

A3D-2

NL 600

VAW-11 Det. D

WF-2

RR 700

VAW-13 Det. D

AD-5Q

VR 710

VFP-63 Det. D

F8U-1P

PP 900

HU-1 Det. D

HUP-3

UP 40

last update 1. January 2007

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CVG-15

3. April 1963 - 25. November 1963

West Pacific 

VF-151

F-3B

NL 100

VA-152

A-1H / J

NL 200

VA-153

A-4C

NL 300

VF-154

F-8D

NL 400

VA-155

A-4B

NL 500

VAH-2 

A-3B

NL 600

VAW-11 Det. D

E-1B

RR 700

VFP-63 Det. D

RF-8A

PP 900

HU-1 Det. D

UH-2A

UP 40

last update 25. May 2008

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CVW-15

7. December 1964 - 11. January 1965

West Pacific (Vietnam)

VF-151

F-4B

NL 100

VA-165

A-1H / J

NL 200

VA-153

A-4C

NL 300

VF-154

F-8D

NL 400

VA-155

A-4E

NL 500

VAH-2 

A-3B

NL 600

VAW-11 Det. D

E-1B

RR 700

VFP-63 Det. D

RF-8A

PP 900

HU-1 Det. D

UH-2A / B

UP 40

last update 14. March 2015

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CVW-2
29. July 1966 - 23. February 1967
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-21 F-4B NE 100
VA-22 A-4C NE 200
VA-23 A-4E NE 300
VF-154 F-4B NE 400
VA-25 A-1H, A-1J NE 500
VAH-2 Det. A A-3B ZA 690
VAW-11 Det. A E-2A RR 740
VAW-13 Det. A EA-1F VR 700
VFP-63 Det. A RF-8G PP 900
HC-1 Det. A UH-2A UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
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CVW-15

26. July 1967 - 6. April 1968

West Pacific (Vietnam)

VF-151

F-4B

NL 100

VF-161

F-4B

NL 200

VA-153

A-4E

NL 300

VA-25

A-1H/J

NL 400

VA-155

A-4E

NL 500

VAH-2 Det. 43 

A-3B

NL 600

VAW-13 Det. 43

EA-1F

VR 700

VFP-63 Det. 43

RF-8G

NL 710

VAW-116

E-2A

NL 730

HC-1 Det. 43

UH-2A / B

UP 30

last update 25. May 2008

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CVW-15

7. September 1968 - 18. April 1969

West Pacific (Vietnam)

VF-151

F-4B

NL 100

VF-161

F-4B

NL 200

VA-153

A-4E

NL 300

VA-52

A-6A

NL 400

VFP-63 Det. 43

RF-8G

NL 500

VA-216

A-4C

NL 600

VAH-10 Det. 43 

KA-3B

NL 605

VAW-116

E-2A

NL 700

HC-1 Det. 43

UH-2C

UP 30

last update 25. May 2008

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CVW-15

23. September 1969 - 1. July 1970

West Pacific (Vietnam)

VF-151

F-4B

NL 100

VF-161

F-4B

NL 200

VA-82

A-7A

NL 300

VA-86

A-7A

NL 400

VA-35

A-6A

NL 500

VFP-63 Det. 43

RF-8G

NL 600

VAQ-130 Det. 43

EKA-3B

NL 610

VAW-116

E-2A

NL 010

HC-1 Det. 9

UH-2C

UP 30

last update 25. May 2008

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CVW-15

12. November 1971 - 17. July 1972

West Pacific (Vietnam)

VF-51

F-4B

NL 100

VF-111

F-4B

NL 200

VA-22

A-7E

NL 300

VA-94

A-7E

NL 400

VMA(AW)-224

A-6A, KA-6D

NL 500

VFP-63 Det. 5

RF-8G

NL 600

VAQ-135 Det. 3

EKA-3B

NL 610

VAW-111 Det. 4

E-1B

NL 010

HC-1 Det. 6

SH-3G

NL 000

last update 25. May 2008

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CVW-15

9. March 1973 - 8. November 1973

West Pacific

VF-51

F-4B

NL 100

VF-111

F-4B

NL 200

VA-22

A-7E

NL 300

VA-94

A-7E

NL 400

VA-95

A-6A, KA-6D

NL 500

VFP-63 Det. 5

RF-8G

NL 600

VAQ-135 Det. 3

EKA-3B

NL 610

VAW-111 Det. 4

E-1B

NL 010

HC-1 Det. 6

SH-3G

NL 000

last update 25. May 2008

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CVW-15

5. December 1974 - 2. July 1975

West Pacific

VF-51

F-4N

NL 100

VF-111

F-4N

NL 200

VA-22

A-7E

NL 300

VA-94

A-7E

NL 400

VA-95

A-6A, KA-6D

NL 500

VFP-63 Det. 5

RF-8G

NL 610

HC-1 Det. 3

SH-3G

NL 720

RVAW-110 Det. 2

E-1B

NL 010

last update 1. April 2012

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Redesiganation from CVA-43 to CV-43

30. June 1975

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CVW-15

15. February 1977 - 5. October 1977

West Pacific

VF-191

F-4J

NL 100

VF-194

F-4J

NL 200

VA-22

A-7E

NL 300

VA-94

A-7E

NL 400

VA-95

A-6E, KA-6D

NL 500

VAW-114

E-2B

NL 600

VFP-63 Det. 3

RF-8G

NL 610

VMAQ-2 Det. A & B EA-6A NL 620

HC-1 Det. 4

SH-3G

NL 720

VQ-1 Det. 13

EA-3B

PR 00
last update 3. January 2007
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CVW-14

13. November 1979 - 11. June 1980

West Pacific / Indian Ocean 

VMFA-323

F-4N

NK 100

VMFA-531

F-4N

NK 200

VA-97

A-7E

NK 300

VA-27

A-7E

NK 400

VA-196

A-6E , KA-6D

NK 500

VAW-113

E-2B

NK 600

VFP-63 Det. 2 RF-8G NK 620

HC-1 Det. 3

SH-3G

NK 720

last update 3. January 2007
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CVW-14

20. August 1981 - 23. March 1982

West Pacific / Indian Ocean 

VF-154

F-4N

NK 100

VFP-63 Det. 2 RF-8G NK 110

VF-21

F-4N

NK 200

VA-97

A-7E

NK 300

VA-27

A-7E

NK 400

VA-196

A-6E , KA-6D

NK 500

VAW-113

E-2B

NK 600

HC-1 Det. 3

SH-3G

NK 610

last update 3. January 2007
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CVW-14

21. March 1983 - 12. September 1983

Around the World

VF-154

F-4N

NK 100

VFP-63 Det. 2 RF-8G NK 110

VF-21

F-4N

NK 200

VA-97

A-7E

NK 300

VA-27

A-7E

NK 400

VA-196

A-6E , KA-6D

NK 500

VAW-113

E-2B

NK 600

HS-12

SH-3H

NK 610

last update 3. January 2007
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CVW-13
1. Oktober 1985 - 19. May 1986
Mediterranean (Lybia)
VFA-131 F/A-18A AK 100
VFA-132 F/A-18A AK 200
VMFA-314 F/A-18A AK 300
VMFA-323 F/A-18A AK 400
VA-55 A-6E / KA-6D AK 500
VAW-127 E-2C AK 600
VAQ-135 * EA-6B AK 605
HS-17 SH-3D / H AK 610
VQ-2 Det. RA-3B JQ 10
* VAQ-135 was deployed aboard the Coral Sea from 2. January 1986 on.
last update 20. November 2007
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CVW-13
29. September 1987 - 28. March 1988
Mediterranean 
VFA-131 F/A-18A AK 100
VFA-136 F/A-18A AK 300
VFA-137 F/A-18A AK 400
VA-55 A-6E  AK 500
VA-65 A-6E / KA-6D AK 510
VAW-127 E-2C AK 600
VAQ-133 EA-6B AK 605
HS-17 SH-3D / H AK 610
last update 2. August 2009
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CVW-13
31. May 1989 - 30. September 1989
Mediterranean 
VMFA-451 F/A-18A AK 100
VFA-132 F/A-18A AK 300
VFA-137 F/A-18A AK 400
VA-55 A-6E AK 500
VA-65 A-6E AK 510
VAW-127 E-2C AK 600
VAQ-133 EA-6B AK 605
HS-17 SH-3D / H AK 610
last update 2. August 2009
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Decommissioned

26. April 1990


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