CVG-2, CVW-2  
1948 - 1963

For the History of the Carrier Air Group 2 before 1948 click here

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1. September 1948 CVBG-1 redesignated CVG-2
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CVB-43 USS Coral Sea
3. May 1949 - 26. September 1949
Mediterranean
VF-21 F4U-5 M 100
VF-22 F4U-5 M 200
VF-23 F4U-4 M 300
VA-24 F4U-4 M 400
VA-25 AD-1 M 500
VC-4 Det. AD-1Q (8) NA 00
VC-12 Det. TBM-3W M 00
VC-20 Det. F4U-5 / AD-1Q M 00
VC-62 Det. F4U-5P TL 00
HU-2 Det. HO3S-1 UR 00
 

 

 

VF-22
 

 

 

VA-24
 

 

 

VC-12 VC-62 HU-2
last update 20. November 2007
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CV-21 USS Boxer
24. August 1950 - 11. November 1950
West Pacific (Korea)
VF-23 F4U-4 M 100
VF-63 F4U-4 M 200
VF-64 F4U-4 M 300
VA-24 F4U-4 M 400
VA-65 AD-2 M 500
VC-3 Det. A F4U-5N NP 00
VC-11 Det. A AD-3W ND 00
VC-33 Det. A AD-4N SS 00
VC-61 Det. A F4U-4P PP 00
HU-1 Det. 1 HO3S-1 UP 00
 

 

 

VF-23 VF-63 VF-64
 

 

 

VA-24 VC-3
 

 

 

VC-11 VC-35 VC-61
 

 

 

HU-1    
last update 20. November 2007
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CV-45 USS Valley Forge
6. December 1950 - 28. March 1951
West Pacific (Korea)
VF-64 F4U-4 M 100
VF-63 F4U-4 M 200
VA-24 F4U-4 M 400
VA-65 AD-2 / AD-2Q M 500
VC-3 Det. A F4U-5N NP 00
VC-11 Det. A AD-4W ND 00
VC-35 Det. 4 AD-4N NR 00
VC-61 Det. A F4U-4P PP 00
HU-1 Det. 1 HO3S-1 UP 00
 

 

 

VF-64 VF-63 VA-24
 

 

 

VC-3 VC-11
 

 

 

VC-35 VC-61 HU-1
last update 20. November 2007
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CV-47 USS Philippine Sea
28. March 1951 - 9, July 1951
West Pacific (Korea)
VF-64 F4U-4 M 100
VF-63 F4U-4 M 200
VA-24 F4U-4 M 400
VA-65 AD-2 / AD-2Q M 500
VC-3 Det. A F4U-5N NP 10
VC-11 Det. A AD-4W ND 00
VC-35 Det. 4 AD-4N NR 80
VC-61 Det. A F4U-4P PP 00
HU-1 Det. 1 HO3S-1 UP 00
 

 

 

VF-63 VA-24
 

 

 

VC-3 VC-11
 

 

 

VC-35 VC-61 HU-1
last update 20. November 2007
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CV-21 USS Boxer
8. February 1952 - 26. September 1952
West Pacific (Korea)
VF-64 F4U-4 M 100
VF-63 F4U-4 M 200
VF-24 F9F-2 M 400
VA-65 AD-4 M 500
VC-3 Det. A F4U-5N NP 10
VC-11 Det. A AD-4W ND 50
VC-35 Det. A AD-3N NR 10
VC-61 Det. A F9F-2P PP 50
GMU-90  * AD-2Q / F6F-5K --
HU-1 Det. A HO3S-1 UP 00
*  From  21. August 1952 on Board of the CV-21 USS Boxer
 

 

 

VF-64 VF-63
 

 

 

VC-3 VC-11
 

 

 

VC-35 VC-61 GMU-90
 

 

 

HU-1    
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-10 USS Yorktown
3. August 1953 - 3. March 1954
West Pacific 
VF-24 F9F-6 M 100
VF-63 F9F-5 M 200
VF-64 F9F-5 M 400
VA-65 AD-4, AD-4B M 500
VC-3 Det. A F2H-3 NP 00
VC-11 Det. A AD-4W ND 00
VC-35 Det. A AD-4N NR 10
VC-61 Det. A F2H-2P PP 50
HU-1 Det. A HO3S-1 UP 00
 

 

 

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VC-11
 

 

 

VC-35 VC-61 HU-1
last update 1. August 2008
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CVA-9 USS Essex
3. November 1954 - 21. June 1955
West Pacific (Formosa)
VF-24 F9F-6 M 100
VF-63 F9F-6 M 200
VF-64 F9F-5 M 400
VA-65 AD-4, AD-4B M 500
VC-3 Det. A AD-4N NP 00
VC-11 Det. A AD-4W ND 00
VC-35 Det. A AD-4N NR 00
VC-61 Det. A F2H-2P PP 00
HU-1 Det. A HUP-2 UP 00
 

 

 

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VC-3 VC-11
 

 

 

VC-35 VC-61 HU-1
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-38 USS Shangri La
13. November 1956 - 20. May 1957
West Pacific 
VF-24 FJ-3M M 100
VA-63 F9F-8 M 300
VF-64 F2H-3 M 400
VA-65 AD-6 M 500
VF(AW)-3 Det. A F2H-4 NP 00
VA(AW-35) Det. A AD-5N NR 00
VAW-11 Det. A AD-5W ND 00
VFP-61 Det. A F9F-8P PP 00
VX-4 Det. A F7U-3M XF 00
GMGRU-1 Det. A FJ-3D DA 00
HU-1 Det. A HUP-2 UP 00
 

 

 

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VF(AW)-3 VA(AW)-35
 

 

 

VAW-11
 

 

 

GMGRU-1 HU-1  
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-41 USS Midway
16. August 1958 - 12. March 1959
West Pacific (Formosa)
VF-211 F8U-1 NE 100
VF-64 F3H-2 NE 200
VA-63 FJ-4B NE 300
VA-65 AD-6 NE 500
VAH-8 A3D-2 ZD 400
VAW-11 Det. A AD-5W RR 00
VA(AW)-35 Det. A AD-5N VV 800
VFP-61 Det. A F8U-1P PP 900
HU-1 Det. A HUP-2 UP 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAH-8 VAW-11
 

 

 

VA(AW)-35 HU-1
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-41 USS Midway
15. August 1959 - 25. March 1960
West Pacific (Laos)
VF-24 F8U-1 NE 100
VF-21 F3H-2 NE 200
VF-22 FJ-4B NE 300
VA-23 FJ-4B NE 400
VA-25 AD-6, AD-7 NE 500
VAH-8 A3D-2 ZD 00
VAW-11 Det. A AD-5W RR 00
VCP-63 Det. A F8U-1P PP 00
HU-1 Det. A HUP-2 UP 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAH-8
 

 

 

VAW-11 VCP-63 HU-1
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-41 USS Midway
15. February 1961 - 28. September 1961
West Pacific
VF-24 F8U-2 NE 100
VF-21 F3H-2N NE 200
VA-22 A4D-2 NE 300
VA-23 A4D-2 NE 400
VA-25 AD-6, AD-7 NE 500
VAH-8 A3D-2 NE 600
VAW-11 Det. A WF-2 RR 00
VFP-63 Det. A F8U-1P PP 00
HU-1 Det. A HU2K-1 UP 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAH-8
 

 

 

VAW-11 VFP-63 HU-1
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-41 USS Midway
6. April 1962 - 20. October 1962
West Pacific
VF-24 F8U-2 NE 100
VF-21 F3H-2N NE 200
VA-22 A4D-2N NE 300
VA-23 A4D-2 NE 400
VA-25 AD-6, AD-7 NE 500
VAH-8 A3D-2 NE 600
VAW-11 Det. A WF-2 RR 00
VFP-63 Det. A F8U-1P PP 00
HU-1 Det. A HU2K-1 UP 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAH-8
 

 

 

VAW-11 VFP-63 HU-1
last update 20. November 2007
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20. December 1963 CVG-2 redesignated CVW-2
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For the History of the Carrier Air Wing 2 after 1963 click here

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last update 27. February 2013

written  1. January 2007

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