All-Weather Fighter Squadrons 4

 " Night Cappers"

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History 

2. May 1949 VC-4 Established at NAS
1. July 1956 VC-4 redesignated VF(AW)-4
1. July 1959 VF(AW)-4 Disestablished at NAS Atlantic City NJ.

Tailcodes 

1949 - 1956 NA
1956 - 1959 GC
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Planes:
  F4U-5
1949 - 1954
   
  AD-1Q, AD-2Q
1949 - 1950
 
  F9F-8
1954 - 1956
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  F2H-2B
1951 - 1957
 
  F3D-2
1952 - 1957
 
  F2H-2N
1954 - 1957
 
  F2H-3 / 4
1954 - 1959
 
  F9F-5
1956 - 1956
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  AD-5
1956 - 1958
 
VC-4 Deployments 
4. January 1949 - 5. March 1949 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-17 Det. F6F-5N
AD-1Q
NA 00
4. January 1949 - 22. May 1949 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-7 Det. F6F-5N NA 00
3. May 1949 - 26. September 1949 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-2 Det. 3 F4U-5N
AD-1Q
NA 600
6. September 1949 - 26. January 1950 CV-32 USS Leyte CVG-7 Det. ? NA 50
12. September 1949 - 22. November 1949 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-1 Det. F6F-5N NA 50
27. October 1949 - 23. November 1949 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-6 Det. AD-1Q NA 00
6. January 1950 - 23. May 1950 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-4 Det. 5 F4U-5N
AD-1Q
NA 50
10. July 1950 - 10. November 1950 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-4 Det. 5 AD-1Q NA 50
6. September 1950 - 3. February 1951 CV-32 USS Leyte CVG-3 Det. 3 F4U-5N NA 600
9.  September 1950 - 1. February 1951 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-17 Det. F2H-2B / F4U-5N NA 00
11. January 1951 - 24. February 1951 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-1 Det. F4U-5N NA 00
20. March 1951 - 6. October 1951 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-1 Det. 6 F4U-5N NA 00
28. November 1951 - 11. June 1952 CV-40 USS Tarawa CVG-8 Det. F4U-5N NA 00
9. Janaury 1952 - 5. May 1952 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-6 Det. 4 F2H-4 NA 00
23. February 1952 - 21. March 1952 CVL-48 USS Saipan _ Det. 14 F4U-5N NA 00
24. May 1952 - 11. October 1952 CV-18 USS Wasp CVG-1 Det. 38 F4U-5N NA 00
19. April 1952 - 12. October 1952 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-4 Det. 6 F4U-5N NA 00
20. May 1952 - 8. January 1953 CVA-31 USS Bon Homme Richard CVG-7 Det. 41 F4U-5N NA 00
1. December 1952 - 19. May 1953 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-6 Det. 5 F2H-2 NA 00
7. January 1953 - 3. July 1953 CVA-40 USS Tarawa CVG-10 Det. 32 F4U-5NL NA 00
11. June 1953 - 3. December 1953 CVA-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt. CVG-1 Det. 7 F2H-2B NA 00
26. April 1953 - 4. December 1953 CVA-39 USS Lake Champlain CVG-4 Det. 44 F2H-2
F3D-2
F4U-5N
NA 600
26. April 1953 - 21. October 1953 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-8 Det. 6 F2H-3 NA 600
11. June 1953 - 21. July 1953 CV-36 USS Antietam - Det. 39 F3D-2 NA 600
16. September 1953 - 1. May 1954 CVA-18 USS Wasp CVG-17 Det. 48 F2H-3 NA 00
12. November 1953 - 19. August 1954 CVA-40 USS Tarawa CVG-3 Det. 32 F2H-3 NA 00
4. January 1954 - 4. August 1954 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-6 Det. 4 F2H-4 NA 00
January 1954 -  February 1954 CVS-32 USS Leyte - Det. 3 F4U-5N NA 00
13. February 1954 - 29. March 1954 CVS-36 USS Antietam - Det. 39 F4U-5N NA 600
1. March 1954 - 21. April 1954 CVS-45 USS Valley Forge - Det. 52 F4U-5N NA 00
March 1954 -  April 1954 CVS-32 USS Leyte - Det. 51 F4U-5N NA 00
12. April 1954 - August 1954 CVS-36 USS Antietam - Det. 50 F4U-5N NA 00
June 1954 - 1954 CVS-45 USS Valley Forge - Det. 52 F4U-5N NA 00
August 1954 -  1954 CVS-36 USS Antietam - Det. 52 F4U-5N NA 00
7. September 1954 - 11. November 1954 CVS-45 USS Valley Forge - Det. 52 F4U-5N NA 00
28. September 1954 - 22. April 1955 CVA-39 USS Lake Champlain CVG-8 Det. 34 F2H-4 NA 600
27. December 1954 - 14. July 1955 CVA-41 USS Midway CVG-1 Det. 35 F2H-4 NA 00
5. January 1955 - 15. March 1955 CVS-36 USS Antietam - Det.  F4U-5N NA 00
28. May 1955 - 22. November 1955 CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-4 Det. 33 F2H-2N NA 600
May 1955 - 1955 CVS-32 USS Leyte - Det. 51 F4U-5N NA 00
1. September 1955 - 25 September 1955 CVS-32 USS Leyte - Det. 51 F4U-5N NA 00
9. October 1955 - 30. April 1955 CVA-39 USS Lake Champlain CVG-6 Det. 34 F2H-4 NA 00
31. Oktober 1955 - 16. April 1956 CVA-20 USS Bennington ATG-201 Det. 30 F2H-4 NA 00
January 1956 - June 1956 CVS-45 USS Valley Forge - Det. 52 AD-5 NA 00
June 1956 - 1956 CVS-40 USS Tarawa - Det. 38 AD-5N NA 00
June 1958 - September 1958 CVS-45 USS Valley Forge - Det. 52 AD-5 NA 00
11. October 1956 - 22. December 1956 CVS-36 USS Antietam - Det. 50 F9F-5 
AD-5N
NA 00
January 1957 - 1957 CVS-32 USS Leyte - Det. 51 F4U-5N
AD-5N
NA 00
19. August 1957 - 22. October 1957 CVS-40 USS Tarawa - Det. 38 AD-5 NA 00
VF(AW)-4
3. September 1957 - 22. October 1957 CVS-9 USS Essex - Det. 45 AD-5N NA 00
3. September 1957 - 29. November 1957 CVS-32 USS Leyte - Det. 51 AD-5 GC 00
19. August 1957 - 22. October 1957 CVS-40 USS Tarawa - Det. 38 AD-5 GC 00
February 1958 - April 1958 CVS-32 USS Leyte - Det. 51 AD-5 GC 00
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VC-4 Commanding Officers 
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Mc Donnell F2H-2B Banshee Det. 44 USS Lake Champlain 1953 Mc Donnell F2H-4 Banshee Det. 38 USS Tarawa 1957      
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