CVG-4, CVAG-1  

For the History of the Ranger Air Group before 1943

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3. August 1943 Ranger Air Group redesignated CVG-4
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CV-4 USS Ranger
5. August 1943 - 3. December 1943
North Atlantic 
VF-4 F4F-4 4-F-0
VB-4 SBD-5 4-B-0
VT-4  TBF-1 4-T-0
 

 

 

VF-4 VB-4
last update 1. June 2007
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CVE-20 USS Barnes
13. July 1944 - 21. July 1944
Transfer San Diego to Hawaii
VF-4 F6F-3 4-F-0
VB-4 SB2C-3 4-B-0
VT-4  TBM-1C 4-T-0
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 22. June 2009
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CVE-1 USS Long Island
13. July 1944 - 21. July 1944
Transfer Hawaii to Saipan
VF-4 F6F-3 4-F-0
VB-4 SB2C-3 4-B-0
VT-4  TBM-1C 4-T-0
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 22. June 2009
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CV-17 USS Bunker Hill
5. November 1944 - 19. November 1944
West Pacific / Philippinen
VF-4 F6F-3, F6F-5 4-F-0
VB-4 SB2C-3 4-B-0
VT-4  TBM-1C 4-T-0
Strikes against Philippines
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 22. June 2009
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CV-9 USS Essex
22. November 1944 - 2 December 1944
West Pacific / Philippinen
VF-4 F6F-3, F6F-5 4-F-0
VB-4 SB2C-3 4-B-0
VT-4  TBM-1C 4-T-0
 

 

 

VF-4 VB-4
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 1. June 2007
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CV-9 USS Essex
11. December 1944 - 24 December 1944
West Pacific / Philippinen
VF-4 F6F-3, F6F-5 4-F-0
VB-4 SB2C-3 4-B-0
VT-4  TBM-1C 4-T-0
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 1. June 2007
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CV-9 USS Essex
30. December 1944 - 26 January 1945
West Pacific / South China Sea / Philippinen
VF-4 F6F-3, F6F-5 4-F-0
VMF-124 F4U-1D --
VMF-213 F4U-1D --
VB-4 SB2C-3 4-B-0
VT-4  TBM-1C 4-T-0
 

 

 

VB-4 VT-4
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 1. June 2007
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CV-9 USS Essex
10. February 1945 - 4. March 1945
West Pacific / Japan / Iwo Jima
VF-4 F6F-3, F6F-5 4-F-0
VMF-124 F4U-1D --
VMF-213 F4U-1D --
VB-4 SB2C-4 4-B-0
VT-4  TBM-3 4-T-0
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 1. June 2007
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CVE-1 USS Long Island
15. March 1945 - 1. June 1945
Transit from Saipan to San Diego
VF-4 F6F-3, F6F-5 4-F-0
VB-4 SB2C-4 4-B-0
VT-4  TBM-3 4-T-0
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 1. June 2007
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CV-40 USS Tarawa
15. February 1946 - 16. April 1946
Carribbean Shakedown
VF-4 F4U-4, F6F-5P J 00
VBF-4 F4U-4 J 00
VB-4 SB2C-5 J 00
VT-4  TBM-3E, TBM-3Q J 00
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 25. June 2008
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CV-40 USS Tarawa
28. June 1946 - 15. July 1946
Transit to San Diego via Panama Canal
VF-4 F4U-4 T 00
VBF-4 F4U-4 T 20
VB-4 SB2C-5 T 50
VT-4  TBM-3E, TBM-3Q T 70
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 25. June 2008
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CV-40 USS Tarawa
1. August 1946 - 24. Januray 1947
West Pacific
VF-4 F4U-4 T 00
VBF-4 F4U-4 T 20
VB-4 SB2C-5 T 50
VT-4  TBM-3E, TBM-3Q T 70
Port visits in: Pearl Harbor HI, Yokosuky Japan, Sasebo Japan, Tsingtao China, Okinawa Japan, Guam, Pearl Harbor HI
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 25. June 2008
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15. November 1946 CVG-4 redesignated CVAG-1
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CV-40 USS Tarawa
18. February 1947 - 29. April 1947
West Pacific
VF-1A F4U-4 T 100
VF-2A F4U-4 T 200
VA-1A SB2C-5 T 300
VA-2A  TBM-3E, TBM-3Q T 400
 Pearl Harbor HI, Kwajalein , Pearl Harbor HI.
Source: History of Carrier Air Wing One 
last update 25. June 2008
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1. September 1948 CVAG-1 redesignated CVG-1
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For the History of the Carrier Air Group 1 after 1948 click here

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last update 27. February 2013

written  1. January 2007

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