CVG-5  
1. January 1943 CVG-5 established
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CV-10 USS Yorktown
21. May 1943 - 17. June 1943
Caribbean Shakedown
VF-5 F6F-3 5-F-0
VB-5 SBD-5 5-B-0
VT-5 TBF-1 5-T-0
last update 3. January 2008
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CV-10 USS Yorktown
6. July 1943 - 24. July 1943
Trip to Hawaii
VF-5 F6F-3 5-F-0
VB-5 SBD-5 5-B-0
VT-5 TBF-1 5-T-0
 

 

 

VB-5 VT-5
last update 3. January 2008
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CV-10 USS Yorktown
22. August 1943 - 7. September 1943
West Pacific
VF-5 F6F-3 5-F-0
VF(N)-76 Det. F6F-3N ...
VB-5 SBD-5 5-B-0
VT-5 TBF-1 5-T-0
last update 3. January 2008
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CV-10 USS Yorktown
29. September 1943 - 11. October 1943
West Pacific (Wake)
VF-5 F6F-3 5-F-0
VF(N)-76 Det. F6F-3N ...
VB-5 SBD-5 5-B-0
VT-5 TBF-1 5-T-0
 

 

 

VF(N)-76 VB-5
 

 

 

VT-5    
last update 3. January 2008
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CV-10 USS Yorktown
10. November 1943 - 9. December 1943
West Pacific (Gilberts)
VF-5 F6F-3 5-F-0
VF(N)-76 Det. F6F-3N ...
VB-5 SBD-5 5-B-0
VT-5 TBF-1C 5-T-0
last update 3. January 2008
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CV-10 USS Yorktown
16. January 1944 - 11. May 1944
West Pacific (Marshall, Majuro)
VF-5 F6F-3 5-F-0
VF(N)-76 Det. F6F-3N ...
VB-5 SBD-5 5-B-0
VT-5 TBF-1C 5-T-0
 

 

 

VF(N)-76 VB-5
 

 

 

VT-5    
last update 3. January 2008
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CV-13 USS Franklin
3. March 1945 - 19. March 1945
West Pacific
VF-5 F4U-1D, F6F-5N, F6F-5P 5-F-0
VMF-214 F4U-1D ..
VMF-452 F4U-1D ...
VB-5 SB2C-4E 5-B-0
VT-5 TBM-3 5-T-0
 

 

 

VF-5-01.png (69620 Byte) VMF-214 VMF-452
 

 

 

VB-5 VT-5  
last update 3. January 2008
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15. November 1946 CVG-17 redesignated CVAG-5
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CV-38 USS Shangria La
31. March 1947 - 16. June 1947
West Pacific
VF-5A F8F-1 S 100
VF-6A F8F-1 S 200
VA-5A SB2C-5 S 300
VA-6A TBM-3E / -Q S 400
 

 

 

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last update 3. January 2008
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1. September 1948 CVAG-5 redesignated CVG-5
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For the History of the Carrier Air Group 5 after 1948 click here

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last update 27. February 2013

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