CVG-3, CVW-3  
1946 - 1963
15. November 1946 CVG-3 redesignated CVAG-3
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CV-33 USS Kearsage

7. June 1947 - 11. August 1947
North Atlantic / Caribbean

VF-3A

F8F-1

K 100

VF-4A

F8F-1

K 200

VA-3A

SB2C-5

K 300

VA-4A

TBM-3E / 3Q / 3J

K 400

 

 

 

VA-3A
 

 

 

VA-4A    
last update 7. March 2007
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CV-33 USS Kearsage

1. June 1948 - 2. October 1948
Mediterranean

VF-3A

F8F-1

K 100

VF-4A

F8F-1

K 200

VA-3A

SB2C-5

K 300

VA-4A

TBM-3E / 3Q / 3J

K 400

HU-2 Det.

HO3S-1

UR 00
 

 

 

VA-3A
 

 

 

HU-2  
last update 7. March 2007
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1. September 1948 CVAG-3 redesignated CVG-3
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CV-32 USS Leyte

2. May 1950 - 25. August 1950
Mediterranean
VF-31

F8F-1

K 100
VF-32

F4U-4

K 200
VF-33 F4U-4 K 300
VA-35 AD-3 K 500
VC-12 Det. ? NE 00
VC-33 Det. ? SS 00
VC-62 Det. F4U-4P TL 00
HU-2 Det.

HO3S-1

UR 00
 

 

 

VF-33
 

 

 

VC-12 VC-33
 

 

 

HU-2  
last update 7. March 2007
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CV-32 USS Leyte

6. September 1950 - 3. February 1951
West Pacific (Korea)
VF-31 F9F-2 K 100
VF-32 F4U-4 K 200
VF-33 F4U-4 K 300
VA-35 AD-3, AD-4 K 500
VC-4 Det. 3 F4U-5N NA 600
VC-12 Det. 3 AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det. 3 AD-3N SS 00
VC-62 Det. 3 F4U-5P TL 20
HU-2 Det. 3

HO3S-1

UR 30
 

 

 

VF-32 VF-33
 

 

 

VC-4 VC-12
 

 

 

VC-33 VC-62 HU-2
last update 7. March 2007
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CVB-41 USS Midway

22. May 1951 - 10. July 1951
Caribbean Shakedown
VF-31 F9F-2 K 100
VF-32 F4U-4 K 200
VF-34 F9F-2 K 400
VA-35 AD-4 / -4L K 500
VC-5  AJ-1 NB 00
VC-12 Det.  AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det.  AD-3N SS 00
VC-62 Det. 5

F8F-2P

PL 00
HU-2 Det. 

HO3S-1

UR 30
 

 

 

VF-32 VF-34
 

 

 

VC-5 VC-12
 

 

 

VC-33 HU-2
last update 7. March 2007
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CV-32 USS Leyte

3. September 1951 - 21. December 1951
Mediterranean
VF-31 F9F-2 K 100
VF-33 F4U-4 K 300
VF-34 F9F-2 K 400
VA-35 AD-4, AD-4L K 500
VC-12 Det. AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det AD-4N SS 00
VC-62 Det. 3

F8F-2P

PL 00
HU-2 Det.

HO3S-1

UR 00
 

 

 

VF-33
 

 

 

VC-12 VC-33
 

 

 

HU-2  
last update 7. March 2007
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CV-32 USS Leyte

29. August 1952 - 4. February 1953
Mediterranean
VF-31 F9F-2 K 100
VF-33 F4U-4 K 300
VF-34 F2H-2 K 400
VA-35 AD-4 K 500
VC-4 F4U-4N NA 600
VC-12 Det. AD-4W NE 700
VC-33 Det. 3 AD-4N SS 800
VC-62 Det. 3 F2H-2P K 900
HU-2 Det.

HO3S-1

UR 00
 

 

 

VF-33
 

 

 

VC-12 VC-33
 

 

 

HU-2  
last update 7. March 2007
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CVA-40 USS Tarawa

12. November 1953 - 19. August 1954
Around the World
VF-32 F9F-6 K 200
VF-102 F9F-5 P 200
VF-43 F9F-5 F 300
VA-35 AD-6 K 500
VC-4 Det. 32 F2H-3 NA 00
VC-12 Det. 32 AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det. 32 AD-4N SS 00
VC-62 Det. 32 F2H-2P PL 900
HU-2 Det. 32 HO3S-1 UR 00
 

 

 

USN F9F-6 32 01.png (66749 Byte)
 

 

 

VC-4 VC-12
 

 

 

VC-33 HU-2
last update 25. June 2008
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CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga

4. November 1955 - 1. August 1956
Mediterranean
VF-31 F2H-3 K 100
VF-32 F9F-8 K 200
VA-66 F7U-3 K 300
VA-35 AD-6 K 500
VC-9 Det. 39 AJ-2 FG 00
VC-12 Det. 39 AD-5W NE 10
VC-33 Det. 39 AD-5N (4) AD-5Q (1) SS 30
VC-62 Det. 39 F2H-2P PL 900
HU-2 Det. 39 HUP-2 UR 00
 

 

 

USN F9F-8 32 01.png (73929 Byte)
 

 

 

VC-12
 

 

 

HU-2
last update 7. March 2007
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CVA-60 USS Saratoga

1. February 1958 - 1. October 1958
Mediterranean (Jordanien)
VF-31 F3H-2N AC 100
VF-32 F8U-1 AC 200
VA-34 A4D-1 AC 300
VA-35 AD-6 AC 400
VAH-9  A3D-1 AC 00
VAW-12 Det. 43 AD-5W AC 700
VA(AW)-33 Det. 43 AD-5N AC 800
VFP-62 Det. 43 F9F-8P AC 960
HU-2 Det. 43 HUP-2 HU 50
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-12
 

 

 

USN F9F-8P 15.png (65737 Byte) HU-2
last update 7. March 2007
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CVA-60 USS Saratoga

14. August 1959 - 26. February 1960
Mediterranean 
VF-31 F3H-2N AC 100
VF-32 F8U-1E AC 200
VA-34 A4D-2 AC 300
VA-35 AD-6 AC 400
VAH-9  A3D-2 AC 500
VA-36 A4D-2 AC 600
VAW-12 Det. 43 AD-5W AC 700
VAW-33 Det. 43 AD-5N AC 800
VFP-62 Det. 43 F8U-1P AC 900
HU-2 Det. 43 HUP-2 HU 50
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-12
 

 

 

HU-2    
last update 7. March 2007
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CVA-60 USS Saratoga

22. August 1960 - 26. February 1961
Mediterranean, North Atlantic
VF-31 F3H-2N AC 100
VF-32 F8U-1E AC 200
VA-34 A4D-2 AC 300
VA-35 AD-6 AC 400
VAH-9  A3D-2 AC 500
VA-36 A4D-2 AC 600
VAW-12 Det. 43 AD-5W AC 700
VAW-33 Det. 43 AD-5N AC 800
VFP-62 Det. 43 F8U-1P AC 900
HU-2 Det. 43 HUP-2 HU 50
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-12
 

 

 

HU-2    
last update 7. March 2007
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CVA-60 USS Saratoga

5. July 1961 - 22. August 1961 
Carribbean
VF-31 F3H-2N AC 100
VF-32 F8U-1E AC 200
VA-35 AD-6 AC 400
VAH-9  A3D-2 AC 500
VA-36 A4D-2 AC 600
VAW-12 Det. 43 AD-5W AC 700
VAW-33 Det. 43 AD-5N AC 800
VFP-62 Det. 43 F8U-1P AC 900
HU-2 Det. 43 HUP-2 HU 50
last update 7. March 2007
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CVA-60 USS Saratoga

28. November 1961 - 11. May 1962
Mediterranean
VF-31 F3H-2N AC 100
VF-32 F8U-2N AC 200
VA-34 A4D-2 AC 300
VA-35 AD-6 AC 400
VAH-9  A3D-2 AC 500
VA-36 A4D-2N AC 600
VAW-12 Det. 43 WF-2 AC 700
VAW-33 Det. 43 AD-5Q AC 800
VFP-62 Det. 43 F8U-1P AC 900
HU-2 Det. 43 HUP-3 HU 40
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-12
 

 

 

HU-2    
last update 7. March 2007
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CVA-60 USS Saratoga

3. December 1962 - 21. December 1962
Mediterranean
VF-32 F8U-2N AC 200
VA-34 A4D-2N AC 300
VA-35 AD-6 AC 400
VAH-9  A3D-2 AC 500
VA-36 A4D-2N AC 600
VAW-12 Det. 43 WF-2 AC 700
VAW-33 Det. 43 AD-5Q AC 800
VFP-62 Det. 43 F8U-1P AC 900
HU-2 Det. 43 HUP-3 HU 40
last update 7. March 2007
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CVA-60 USS Saratoga

29. March 1963 - 25. October 1963
Mediterranean
VF-31 F-3B AC 100
VF-32 F-8D AC 200
VA-34 A-4C AC 300
VA-35 A-1H / J AC 400
VAH-9  A-3B AC 500
VA-36 A-4C AC 600
VAW-12 Det. 60 E-1B AC 700
VFP-62 Det. 60 RF-8A AC 900
HU-2 Det. 60 UH-25B HU 40
VQ-2 Det. EA-3B JQ 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-12 HU-2
last update 7. March 2007
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20. December 1963 CVG-3 redesignated CVW-3
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