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CVL-48 USS Saipan

CVL-48 USS Saipan

Builder

New York Ship Building Corp.

Camden New Jersey

Laid down

10. July 1944 

Launched

18. July 1945

Commissioned

14. July 1946

Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign

NILB

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NS Norfolk VA
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VF-1L-01.png (70785 Byte)  
CVLG-1
3. April 1947 - 25. May 1947
Shakedown Carribbean
VF-1L F6F-5 / F8F-1 SA 100
VA-1L TBM-3E SA 200
last update 5. February 2010
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CVLG-1
7. February 1948 - 24. February 1948
Carribbean (Venezuela)
VF-1L F6F-5 / F8F-1 SA 100
VA-1L TBM-3E SA 200
last update 7. March 2007
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6. March 1951 - 8. June 1951
Mediterranean
VF-42 F4U-4 C 300
VS- ? ?? 00
HU-2 Det.  HO3S-1 UR 00
last update 8. August 2008
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21. October 1951 - 17. November 1951
Mediterranean
VS-24 AF-2S, AF-2W SI 00
HU-2 Det.  HO3S-1 UR 00
last update 8. August 2008
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23. February 1952 - 21. March 1952
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VS-31 Det. 2 AF-2S, AF-2W SP 00
VC-4 Det. 14 F4U-5N NA 00
HU-2 Det.  HO3S-1 UR 00
last update 8. August 2008
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January 1953 - 1953
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VS-36 AF-2S, AF-2W SD 00
HS-  HO3S-3S ?? 00
last update 8. August 2008
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June 1953 - July 1953
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VS-36 AF-2S, AF-2W SD 00
HS-  HO3S-3S ?? 00
last update 8. August 2008
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13. October 1953 - 18. July 1954
West Pacific
VMA-324 AD-4B LX 00
Armée de l'Air AU-7 00
HU-1 Det.   HO3S-1 UP 00
last update 8. August 2008
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Decommissioned

3. October 1957

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Redesiganation from CVL-48 to AVT-48

15. Mai 1959

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Redesiganation from AVT-48 to CC-3

1. January 1964

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Redesiganation from CC-3 to AGMR-2 USS Arlington

21. August 1964

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Recommissioned

27. August 1966

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Decommissioned

14. January 1970


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