Strike Fighting Squadron 113

 "Stingers"

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History 

15. July 1948 VF-113 Established at NAS San Diego CA
March 1956 VF-113 was redesignated VA-113
25. March 1983 VA-113 was redesignated VFA-113
 
Planes:
  1948 - 1949
F8F-1
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1949 - 1950
F8F-
2
     
  1950 - 1952
F4U-4
   
  1952- 1955
F9F-5
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1955 - 1957
F9F-8
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1957 - 1958
A4D-1
 
  1958 - 1961
A4D-2
   
 

 

1961 - 1967
A4D-2N (A-4C)
     
 

 

1967 - 1968
A-4F
     
 

 

1968 - 1970
A-7
B
     
 

 

1970  1983
A-7E
     
 

 

1983 - 1989
F/A-18A
     
 

 

1989 - today
F/A-18C
   
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VF-113, VA-113, VFA-113 Deployments 
VF-113
5. July 1950 - 26. March 1951 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-11 F4U-4B V 300
31. December 1951 - 8. August 1952 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-11 F4U-4B V 300
28. March 1951 - 7. April 1951 CV-45 USS Valley Forge CVG-11 F4U-4B V 300
31. December 1951 - 8. August 1952 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-11 F4U-4B V 300
1. July 1953 - 18. January 1954 CVA-33 USS Kearsage CVG-11 F9F-5 V 300
7. October 1954 - 12. May 1955 CVA-33 USS Kearsage CVG-11 F9F-6 V 300
VA-113
16. July 1956 - 26. January 1957 CVA-9 USS Essex CVG-11 F9F-8B V 300
8. March 1958 - 21. November 1958 CVA-38 USS Shangri La CVG-11 A4D-2 NH 300
9. March 1959 - 3. October 1959 CVA-38 USS Shangri La CVG-11 A4D-2 NH 300
16. July 1960 - 18. March 1961 CVA-19 USS Hancock CVG-11 A4D-2N NH 300
11. August 1961 - 1. November 1961 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVG-11 A4D-2N NH 300
13. September 1962 - 2. April 1963 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVG-11 A4D-2N NH 300
17. October 1963 - 20. July 1964 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-11 A-4C NH 300
22. March 1965 - 7. October 1965 CVS-20 USS Bennington CVSG-59 Det. Q A4D-2 NT 00
19. October 1965 - 13. June 1966 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-11 A-4C NH 300
19. November 1966 - 6 July 1967 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-9 A-4C NG 300
3. January 1968 - 18. July 1968 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-9 A-4C NG 300
30. December 1968 - 4. September 1969 CVA-63 USS Kitty Hawk CVW-11 A-7A NH 400
9. July 1969 - 22. January 1970 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVW-3 A-7B AC 400
27. October 1970 - 17. June 1971 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 A-7E NE 300
16. November 1972 - 23. June 1973 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 A-7E NE 300
7. May 1974 - 18. October 1974 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 A-7E NE 300
30. January 1976 - 7. September 1976 CV-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 A-7E NE 300
21. February 1979 - 22. September 1979 CV-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 A-7E NE 300
10. September 1980 - 5. May 1981 CV-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 A-7E NE 300
7. April 1982 - 18. October 1982 CV-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 A-7E NE 300
VFA-113
21. February 1985 - 24. August 1985 CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-14 F/A-18A NK 400
4. September 1986 - 20. October 1986 CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-14 F/A-18A NK 400
11. April 1987 - 13. October 1987  CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-14 F/A-18A NK 400
1. December 1988 - 1. June 1989  CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-14 F/A-18A NK 400
16. September 1989 - 19. October 1989  CV-64 USS Constellation CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
23. June 1990 - 20. December 1990  CV-62 USS Independence CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
6. August 1991 - 22. August 1991 CV-62 USS Independence CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
22. August 1991 - 27. October 1991 CV-41 USS Midway CVW-14 F/A-18A NK 400
18. February 1994 - 17. August 1994 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
14. May 1996 - 14. November 1996 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
11. June 1998 - 7. December 1998 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
17. August 2000 - 12. February 2001 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
20. July 2002 - 6. May 2003 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
24. May 2004 - 1. November 2004 CVN-74 USS John C. Stennis CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
4. January 2006 - 12. July 2006 CVN-76 USS Roland Reagan CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
27. January 2007 - 20. April 2007 CVN-76 USS Roland Reagan CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
19. May 2008 - 25. November 2008 CVN-76 USS Roland Reagan CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
28. May 2009 - 21. October 2009 CVN-76 USS Roland Reagan CVW-14 F/A-18C NK 400
         
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VF-113, VA-113, VFA-113  Commanding Officers 
LCDR Robert S. Merritt 15. Jul. 1948 9. Jun. 1949
LCDR Roy M. Voris 9. Jun. 1949  20. Jan. 1950
LCDR John T. O’Neill  20. Jan. 1950 30. Jun. 1951
CDR Harold P. Ady, Jr. 30. Jun. 1951  24. Oct. 1951
LCDR John R. Strane  24. Oct. 1951 29. Sep. 1952
LCDR J. H. Tripp 29. Sep. 1952 Aug. 1954
CDR Charles C. Sanders Aug. 1954 Apr. 1955
CDR Harold W. Davis Apr. 1955 Dec. 1956
CDR Richard L. Cormier Dec. 1956  26. Nov. 1958
CDR H. S. Matthews, Jr.  26. Nov. 1958 16. Oct. 1959
CDR Robert E. Gallatin 16. Oct. 1959 17. Feb. 1961
CDR L. A. Tomkins 17. Feb. 1961  30. Mar. 1962
CDR G. A. White, Jr.  30. Mar. 1962 1. Mar. 1963
CDR H. A. Borgerding 1. Mar. 1963 21. Feb. 1964
CDR G. G. Zimmerman 21. Feb. 1964 2. Apr. 1965
CDR Henry M. Dibble 2. Apr. 1965  11. Apr. 1966
CDR J. Abbott (acting)  11. Apr. 1966 4. May 1966
CDR J. A. Burnett (acting) 4. May 1966 30. May 1966
CDR R. E. Bennett 30. May 1966 16. Jul. 1967
CDR R. J. Thomas 16. Jul. 1967 23. Jul. 1968
CDR E. J. Jacobs 23. Jul. 1968 3. Sep. 1969
CDR J. E. Newton 3. Sep. 1969 17. Jul. 1970
CDR J. Brent Streit 17. Jul. 1970  26. Mar. 1971
CDR Weston H. Byng  26. Mar. 1971 28. Apr. 1972
CDR Richard L. Grant 28. Apr. 1972 16. Apr. 1973
CDR D. Bruce Cargill 16. Apr. 1973 10. Dec. 1973
CDR Judson H. Springer 10. Dec. 1973 28. Mar. 1975
CDR M. D. Munsinger 28. Mar. 1975 17. May 1976
CDR H. D. Lesesne 17. May 1976 26. Aug. 1977
CDR Michael J. Webber 26. Aug. 1977  22. Nov. 1978
CDR John P. Park  22. Nov. 1978  21. Feb. 1980
CDR T. D. Hill, Jr.  21. Feb. 1980 10. Jun. 1981
CDR W. C. Trafton 10. Jun. 1981 1. Aug. 1982
CDR William W. Pickavance, Jr. 1. Aug. 1982 29. Feb. 1984
CDR C. A. Langbehn 29. Feb. 1984 5. Sep. 1985
CDR Robert G. Sprigg 5. Sep. 1985 24. Jan. 1987
CDR David V. Park 24. Jan. 1987 28. Feb. 1988
CDR John V. Chenevey 28. Feb. 1988 7. Jul. 1989
CDR Gary L. Koger 7. Jul. 1989  24. Jan. 1991
CDR Danny L. Clarkson  24. Jan. 1991 ?
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last update 1. October 2015

written 24. April 2005

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