Fighter Squadron 74

 "Be Devilers"

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History 

16. April 1945 VBF-20 Established at NAS Edenton NC
15. November 1946 VBF-20 was redesignated VF-10A
1. September 1948 VF-10A was redesignated VF-92
15. February 1950 VF-92 was redesignated VF-74
30. April 1994 VF-74 Disestablished at NAS Oceana VA

Planes:
 

 

1945 - 1945
F4U-4
     
  1945 - 1949
F8F-1
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1949 - 1954
F4U-4
     
  1954 - 1954
F
2H-2
   
1954 - 1956
F9F-8
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1956 - 1961
F4D-1
 
  1961 - 1972
F4H-1 (F-4B)
 
  1972 - 1982
F-4J
 
  1982 - 1983
F-4S
   
 

 

1983 - 1988
F-14A
     
 

 

1988 - 1994
F-14B
     
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VBF-20, VF-10A, VF-92, VF-74 Deployments 
VBF-20
15. October 1946 - 20. November 1946 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-20 F8F-1 20-FB-00
VF-10A
27. March 1947 - 5. May 1947 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVAG-9 F8F-1 PS 200
9. February 1948 - 26. June 1948 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVAG-9 F8F-1 / F6F-5P PS 200
VF-74
10. Janaury 1951 - 17. May 1951 CVB-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVG-6 F4U-4 L 400
20. May 1952 - 8. January 1953 CVA-31 USS Bon Homme Richard CVG-7 F4U-4 L 400
19. February 1953 - 5. May 1953 CVA-20 USS Bennington CVG-7 F4U-4 L 400
16. September 1953 - 21. February 1954 CVA-20 USS Bennington CVG-7 F4U-4 L 400
9. October 1955 - 30. April 1956 CVA-39 USS Lake Champlain CVG-6 F9F-8 C 400
12. July 1957 - 5. March 1958 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-17 F4D-1 AL 200
13. February 1959 - 30. August 1959 CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-6 F4D-1 AF 100
4. August 1960 - 17. February 1961 CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-6 F4D-1 AF 100
3. August 1962 - 2. March 1963 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-8 F4H-1 AJ 100
10. July 1964 - 13. March 1965 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-8 F-4B AJ 100
24. August 1965 - 7. April 1966 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-8 F-4B AJ 100
6. June 1967 - 15. September 1967 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4B AA 200
22. July 1968 - 29. April 1969 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4B AA 200
2. December 1969 - 8. July 1970 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4B AA 200
5. January 1971 - 2. July 1971 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4B AA 200
5. June 1972 - 24. March 1973 CVA-66 USS America CVW-8 F-4J AJ 100
11. March 1974 - 11. September 1974 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4J AA 200
5. March 1975 - 22. September 1975 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4J AA 200
7. July 1976 - 7. February 1977 CVAN-68 USS Nimitz CVW-8 F-4J AJ 200
4. April 1978 - 26. October 1978 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4J AA 200
27. November 1979 - 7. May 1980 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4J AA 200
2. March 1981 - 15. September 1981 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4J AA 200
8. June 1982 - 16. November 1982 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4S AA 100
2. April 1984 - 20. October 1984 CV-60 USS Saratoga CVW-17 F-14A AA 100
25. August 1985 - 16. April 1986 CV-60 USS Saratoga CVW-17 F-14A AA 100
5. June 1987 - 17. November 1987 CV-60 USS Saratoga CVW-17 F-14A AA 100
7. August 1990 - 28. March 1991 CV-60 USS Saratoga CVW-17 F-14B AA 100
6. May 1992 - 6. November 1992 CV-60 USS Saratoga CVW-17 F-14B AA 100
4. March 1993 - 8. April 1993 CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-17 F-14B AA 100
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VBF-20, VF-10A, VF-92, VF-74 Commanding Officers 
? 18. November 1995 ?
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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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