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CV-61 USS Ranger

CV-61 USS Ranger

Builder

Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Compamy

Newport News, Virgina

Laid down

2. August 1954 

Launched

29. September 1956

Commissioned

10. August 1957

Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign

NHKG   

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NS Norfolk VA
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VF-082-02.png (74439 Byte) USN Tiger 11.png (72221 Byte) .
VA-012-01.png (87006 Byte) VA-85-03.png (100234 Byte) .
CVG-8
4. October 1957 - 6. December 1957
Shakedown North Atlantic
VF-82 F3H-2N AJ 100
VF-21 F11F-1 AM 200
VA-12 A4D-1 AB 300
VA-85 AD-6 AJ 400
VMF-533 F2H-4 ED 00
VAH-9 A3D-1 AC 00
VC-12 Det.  AD-5W NE 00
VC-33 Det.  AD-5N SS 800
VC-62 Det.  F2H-2P PL 00
HU-2 Det. HUP-2 UR 00
last update 24. November 2007
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USN Tiger 15.png (72420 Byte)   .
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CVG-14

20. June 1958 - 20. August 1958

Around the Horn

VF-51

F11F-1

NF 100

VA-144

F9F-8

NK 200

VA-146

FJ-4B

NK 300

VA-116

FJ-4B

NB 400

VA-145

AD-6

NK 400

VAH-6 Det. F

A3D-2

ZC 00

VAW-11 Det. F

AD-5W

RR 700

VFP-61 Det. F

F9F-8P

PP 800

HU-1 Det. F

HUP-2

UP 00

last update 24. December 2008
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VF-142-02.png (71823 Byte) VF-141-04.png (66848 Byte)
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CVG-14

3. January 1959 - 27. July 1959

West Pacific

VF-142

F8U-1

NK 100

VF-141

F4D-1

NK 200

VA-146

FJ-4B

NK 300

VA-116

FJ-4B

NK 400

VA-145

AD-6

NK 500

VAH-6 Det. F

A3D-2

ZC 00

VAW-11 Det. F

WF-2

RR 700

VA(AW)-35 Det. F AD-5N VV 800

VFP-61 Det. F

F9F-8P

PP 900

HU-1 Det. F

HUP-2

UP 00

last update 3. January 2007
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VF-091-01.png (68455 Byte) VF-092-01.png (74313 Byte)
CVG-9
6. February  1960 - 30. August 1960
West Pacific 
VF-91 F8U-2 NG 100
VF-92 F3H-2N NG 200
VA-93 A4D-2 NG 300
VA-94 A4D-2 NG 400
VA-95

AD-6 / -7

NG 500
VAH-6 A3D-2 NG 00
VAW-11 Det. M WF-2 RR 00
VAW-13 Det. M

AD-5Q

VR 700
VCP-63 Det. M F8U-1P PP 20
HU-1 Det. M HUP-2 UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-091-02.png (73083 Byte) VF-092-02.png (75260 Byte)
CVG-9
11. August 1961 - 8. March 1962
West Pacific 
VF-91 F8U-2 NG 100
VF-92 F3H-2N NG 200
VA-93 A4D-2N NG 300
VA-94 A4D-2N NG 400
VA-95

AD-6 / -7

NG 500
VAH-6 A3D-2 NG 00
VAW-11 Det. M WF-2 RR 00
VAW-13 Det. M

AD-5Q

VR 700
VFP-63 Det. M F8U-1P PP 900
HU-1 Det. M HUP-2 UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
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VF-091-03.png (73068 Byte)  
CVG-9
9. November 1962 - 14. June 1963
West Pacific 
VF-91 F-8C NG 100
VA-93 A-4C NG 300
VA-94 A-4C NG 400
VA-95

A-1H / J

NG 500
VF-96 F-4B NG 600
VAH-6 A-3B NG 00
VAW-11 Det. M E-1B RR 00
VFP-63 Det. M RF-8A PP 20
HU-1 Det. M UH-2A UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
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CVW-9
5. August 1964 - 6 May 1965
West Pacific (Vietnam)
RVAH-5 RA-5C NG 100
VF-92 F-4B NG 200
VA-93 A-4C NG 300
VA-94 A-4C NG 400
VA-95

A-1H / J

NG 500
VF-96 F-4B NG 600
VAW-11 Det. M E-1B RR 00
VAH-2 Det. M A-3B NG 810
VFP-63 Det. M RF-8A PP 900
HU-1 Det. M UH-2A UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
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CVW-14

10. December 1965 - 25. August 1966

West Pacific (Vietnam)

VF-142

F-4B

NK 200

VF-143

F-4B

NK 300

VA-55

A-4E

NK 400

VA-145

A-1H

NK 500

VA-146

A-4C

NK 600

VAW-11 Det. F

E-2A

RR 780

VAH-4 Det. F

A-3B

ZA 810

RVAH-9

RA-5C

AC 900

HC-1 Det. F

UH-2A / B

UP 30

last update 3. January 2007
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CVW-2
4. November 1967 - 25. May 1968
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-21 F-4B NE 100
VA-22 A-4C NE 200
VA-147 A-7A NE 300
VF-154 F-4B NE 400
VA-165 A-6A NE 500
VAH-2 Det. 61 A-3B ZA 600
RVAH-6 RA-5C NE 700
VAW-13 Det. 61 EKA-3B VR 720
VAW-115 E-2A NE 750
HC-1 Det. 61 UH-2A / B UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
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  VA-155-56.png (97432 Byte)
  RVAH-9-04.png (57525 Byte)
CVW-2
26. October 1968 - 17. May 1969
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-21 F-4J NE 100
VF-154 F-4J NE 200
VA-147 A-7A NE 300
VA-155 A-4F NE 400
VA-165 A-6A NE 500
RVAH-9 RA-5C NE 600
VAH-10 Det. 61 KA-3B NE 610
VAQ-130 Det. 61 EKA-3B NE 610
VAW-115 E-2A NE 010
HC-1 Det. 61 UH-2C UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
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  RVAH-5-05.png (56666 Byte)
CVW-2
14. October 1969 - 1. June 1970
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-21 F-4J NE 100
VF-154 F-4J NE 200
VA-93 A-7B NE 300
VA-56 A-7B NE 400
VA-165 A-6A NE 500
RVAH-5 RA-5C NE 600
VAQ-134 EKA-3B NE 610
VAW-115 E-2B NE 010
HC-1 Det. 8 SH-3D UP 00
last update 20. November 2007
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  RVAH-1-06.png (57914 Byte)
CVW-2
27. October 1970 - 17. June 1971
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-21 F-4J NE 100
VF-154 F-4J NE 200
VA-113 A-7E NE 300
VA-25 A-7E NE 400
VA-145 A-6A, A-6C NE 500
RVAH-1 RA-5C NE 600
VAQ-134 EKA-3B NE 610
VAW-111 Det. 6 E-1B NE 010
HC-1 Det. 1 SH-3G NE 000
last update 20. November 2007
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CVW-2
16. November 1972 - 23. June 1973
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-154 F-4J NE 100
VF-21 F-4J NE 200
VA-113 A-7E NE 300
VA-25 A-7E NE 400
VA-145 A-6A, A-6B, KA-6D NE 500
RVAH-5 RA-5C NE 600
VAQ-130 Det. 4  EKA-3B NE 610
VAW-111 Det. 1 E-1B NE 010
HC-1 Det. 4 SH-3G NE 000
last update 20. November 2007
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CVW-2
7. May 1974 - 18. October 1974
West Pacific
VF-154 F-4J NE 100
VF-21 F-4J NE 200
VA-113 A-7E NE 300
VA-25 A-7E NE 400
VA-145 A-6A, KA-6D NE 500
RVAH-13 RA-5C NE 600
VAQ-130 Det. 4  EKA-3B NE 610
VAW-112 E-2B NE 010
VQ-1 Det. 61 RA-3B PR 700
HS-4 Det. 4 SH-3D / SH-3G NE 000
last update 3. January 2008
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Redesiganation from CVA-61 to CV-61

30. June 1975

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RVAH-5-10.png (55075 Byte) USN S-3A VS-38 01.png (100332 Byte) .
CVW-2
30. January 1976 - 7. September 1976
West Pacific / Indian Ocean
VF-154 F-4J NE 100
VF-21 F-4J NE 200
VA-113 A-7E NE 300
VA-25 A-7E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E, KA-6D NE 500
RVAH-5 RA-5C NE 600
VAW-112 E-2B NE 610
VAQ-135  EA-6B NE 620
VS-38 S-3A NE 700
HS-4  SH-3D / SH-3H NE 000
last update 3. January 2008
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CVWR-30
6. November 1976 - 20. November 1976
Off the California Coast
VF-301 F-4N ND 100
VF-302 F-4N ND 200
VA-303 A-7A ND 300
VA-304 A-7A ND 400
VA-305 A-7A ND 500
VFP-306

RF-8G

ND 600
VAQ-308 KA-3B ND 630
VAW-88 E-1B ND 700
HS- SH-3G NW ??
last update 8. January 2008
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RVAH-7-10.png (58136 Byte) USN S-3A VS-29 07.png (102634 Byte) .
CVW-2
21. February 1979 - 22. September 1979
West Pacific
VF-154 F-4J NE 100
VF-21 F-4J NE 200
VA-113 A-7E NE 300
VA-25 A-7E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E, KA-6D NE 500
VAW-117  E-2B NE 600
RVAH-7 RA-5C NE 610
VAQ-137 EA-6B NE 620
VS-29 S-3A NE 700
HS-4  SH-3H NE 730
last update 3. January 2008
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CVW-2
10. September 1980 - 5. May 1981
West Pacific
VF-1 F-14A NE 100
VF-2 F-14A NE 200
VA-113 A-7E NE 300
VA-25 A-7E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E, KA-6D NE 500
VAW-117  E-2B NE 600
VAQ-137 EA-6B NE 620
VS-37 S-3A NE 700
HS-2  SH-3H NE 730
last update 1. August 2008
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CVW-2
7. April 1982 - 18. October 1982
West Pacific / Indian Ocean
VF-1 F-14A NE 100
VF-2 F-14A NE 200
VA-113 A-7E NE 300
VA-25 A-7E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E, KA-6D NE 500
VAW-116  E-2C NE 600
VAQ-137  EA-6B NE 605
HS-2  SH-3H NE 610
VS-21 S-3A NE 700
VRC-50 Det C-2A, US-3A RG 00
VQ-1 Det. RA-3B PR 00
last update 3. January 2008
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CVW-9
15. July 1983 - 29. February 1984
West Pacific / Indian Ocean 
VF-211 F-14A NG 100
VF-24 F-14A NG 200
VA-192 A-7E NG 300
VA-195 A-7E NG 400
VA-165 A-6E / KA-6D NG 500
VAW-112 E-2C NG 600
VAQ-138 EA-6B NG 605
HS-8 SH-3H NG 610
VS-33 S-3A NG 700
last update 20. November 2007
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CVWR-30
26. January 1986 - 5. February 1986
Off the California Coast
VF-301 F-14A ND 100
VF-302 F-14A ND 200
VFA-303 F/A-18A ND 300
VA-304 A-7B ND 400
VA-305 A-7B ND 500
VAK-308 KA-3B ND 630
VAW-88 E-2B ND 700
HS-85 SH-3D, SH-3G NW 500
last update 8. January 2008
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CVW-2
18. August 1986 - 20. October 1986
North Pacific
VF-1 F-14A NE 100
VF-2 F-14A NE 200
VMA(AW)-121 A-6E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E, KA-6D NE 500
VAW-116  E-2C NE 600
VAQ-131  EA-6B NE 605
HS-14  SH-3H NE 610
VS-38 S-3A NE 700
last update 3. January 2008
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CVW-2
2. March 1987 - 29. April 1987
North Pacific
VF-1 F-14A NE 100
VF-2 F-14A NE 200
VMA(AW)-121 A-6E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E, KA-6D NE 500
VAW-116  E-2C NE 600
VAQ-131  EA-6B NE 605
HS-14  SH-3H NE 610
VS-38 S-3A NE 700
last update 3. January 2008
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CVW-2
14. July 1987 - 30. December 1987
West Pacific / Indian Ocean
VF-1 F-14A NE 100
VF-2 F-14A NE 200
VMA(AW)-121 A-6E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E, KA-6D NE 500
VAW-116  E-2C NE 600
VAQ-131  EA-6B NE 605
HS-14  SH-3H NE 610
VS-38 S-3A NE 700
VQ-1 Det. C EA-3B NE 000
last update 3. January 2008
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CVW-2
24. February 1989 - 24. August 1989
West Pacific / Indian Ocean
VF-1 F-14A NE 100
VF-2 F-14A NE 200
VMA(AW)-121 A-6E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E NE 500
VAW-116  E-2C NE 600
VAQ-131  EA-6B NE 605
HS-14  SH-3H NE 610
VS-38 S-3A NE 700
VRC-50 Det. US-3A RG 700
last update 3. January 2008
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CVW-2
8. December 1990 - 8. June 1991
West Pacific / Persian Gulf (Irak)
VF-1 F-14A NE 100
VF-2 F-14A NE 200
VA-155 A-6E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E NE 500
VAW-116  E-2C NE 600
VAQ-131  EA-6B NE 605
HS-14  SH-3H NE 610
VS-38 S-3A NE 700
VRC-50 Det. US-3A RG 700
last update 3. January 2008
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CVW-2
1. August 1992 - 31. January 1993
West Pacific / Persian Gulf (Irak)
VF-1 F-14A NE 100
VF-2 F-14A NE 200
VMA(AW)-121 A-6E NE 400
VA-145 A-6E NE 500
VAW-116  E-2C NE 600
VAQ-131  EA-6B NE 605
HS-14  SH-3H NE 610
VS-38 S-3A NE 700
last update 3. January 2008
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Decommissioned

10. July 1993


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