CVG-18, CVAG-7, CVG-7  
1943 - 1963
20. July 1943 CVG-18 established
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CV-11 USS Intrepid
6. September 1944 - 30. November 1944
West Pacific
VF-18 F6F-5, F6F-5P, F6F-5N ..
VB-18 SB2C-3 ...
VT-18 TBM-1C ...
 

 

 

Curtiss VB-18.png (95361 Byte)
last update 20. November 2007
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CV-4 USS Ranger
30. September 1945 - 18. October 1945
Trip from San Diego to New Orleans
VF-18 F8F-1 18-F-0
VBF-18 F8F-1 18-BF-0
VB-18 none ...
VT-18 TBM-3E ...
last update 20. November 2007
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CV-32 USS Leyte
16. September 1946 - 12. December 1946
Carribbean / South America
VF-18 F8F-1, F6F-5P 18-F-0
VBF-18 F8F-1 18-BF-0
VB-18 SB2C-5 ...
VT-18 TBM-3E / -3Q ...
 

 

 

VB-18
 

 

 

VT-18    
last update 20. November 2007
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15. November 1946 CVG-18 redesignated CVAG-7
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CV-32 USS Leyte
3. April 1947 - 9. Juni 1947
Mediterranean
VF-7A F8F-1, F6F-5P L 100
VF-8A F8F-1B L 200
VA-7A SB2C-5 L 300
VA-8A TBM-3E / -3Q L 400
last update 20. November 2007
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CV-32 USS Leyte
30. July 1947 - 19. November 1947
Mediterranean
VF-7A F8F-1, F6F-5P L 100
VF-8A F8F-1B L 200
VA-7A SB2C-5 L 300
VA-8A TBM-3E / -3Q L 400
 

 

 

VA-7A
 

 

 

VA-8A    
last update 20. November 2007
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1. September 1948 CVAG-7 redesignated CVG-7
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CV-47 USS Philippine Sea
4. January 1949 - 22. May 1949
Mediterranean
VF-71 F8F-1, F6F-5P L 100
VF-72 F8F-1 L 200
VF-73 F8F-1 L 300
VA-74 F4U-4 L 400
VA-75 TBM-3E / -3Q L 500
VC-4 Det. F6F-5N NA 50
HU-2 Det. HO3S-1 UR 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VA-74 VA-75 VC-4
 

 

 

HU-2    
last update 20. November 2007
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CV-32 USS Leyte
6. September 1949 - 26. January 1950
Mediterranean
VF-71 F8F-1 L 100
VA-73 F8F-1 L 300
VMF-223 F4U-4 WP 00
VMF-225 F4U-4 WI 00
VMF-461 F4U-4 LP 00
H&MS-11 TBM-3 LM 00
VC-4 Det. AD-2Q NA 50
VC-12 Det. ? NE 00
VC-62 Det. ? TL 00
HU-2 Det. HO3S-1 UR 00
 

 

 

VF-71 VF-72 VMF-223
 

 

 

VMF-225 VMF-461 H&MS-11
 

 

 

VC-12 VC-62
 

 

 

HU-2    
last update 20. November 2007
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CVB-41 USS Midway
10. July 1950 - 10. November 1950
Mediterranean
VF-71 F9F-2 L 100
VF-72 F8F-2 L 200
VA-75 AD-4 L 500
VMF-211 F4U-4 AF 00
VC-4 Det. 5 F4U-5N, AD-1Q (4) NA 50
VC-12 Det. 5 AD-3W NE 00
VC-62 Det. 5 F4U-5P TL 00
HU-2 Det. 5 HO3S-1 UR 00
 

 

 

VF-71 VF-72
 

 

 

VMF-211 VC-4 VC-12
 

 

 

VC-62 HU-2  
last update 15. May 2020
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CVA-31 USS Bon Homme Richard
20. May 1952 - 8. January 1953
West Pacific (Korea)
VF-71 F9F-2 L 100
VF-72 F9F-2 L 200
VF-74 F4U-4 L 400
VA-75 AD-4 L 500
VC-4 Det. 41 F4U-5N NA 50
VC-12 Det. 41 AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det. 41 AD-4NL SS 00
VC-61 Det. N F9F-2P / F2H-2P PP 00
HU-1 Det. N HO3S-1 UP 00
 

 

 

VF-74
 

 

 

VC-4 VC-12
 

 

 

VC-61 HU-1  
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-20 USS Bennington
19. February 1953 - 5. May 1953
Carribbean Shakedown
VF-71 F9F-5 L 100
VF-72 F9F-5 L 200
VF-74 F4U-4 L 400
VA-75 AD-4 L 500
VC-12 Det. AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det.  AD-4Q SS 00
HU-2 Det.  HUP-2 UR 00
 

 

 

VF-74
 

 

 

VA-75 VC-12 VC-33
 

 

 

HU-2    
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-20 USS Bennington
27. July 1953 - 15. August 1953
Carribbean Shakedown (überprüfen)
VF-71 F9F-2 L 100
VF-72 F9F-5 L 200
VF-74 F4U-4 L 400
VA-75 AD-4 L 500
VC-12 Det. AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det.  AD-4Q SS 00
VC-62 Det. 41 F2H-2P PL 900
HU-2 Det.  HUP-2 UR 00
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-20 USS Bennington
16. September 1953 - 21. February 1954
North Atlantic / Mediterranean
VF-71 F2H-3 L 100
VF-72 F9F-5 L 200
VF-74 F4U-4 L 400
VA-75 AD-4 L 500
VC-12 Det. AD-4W NE 00
VC-33 Det.  AD-4Q SS 00
VC-62 Det. 41 F2H-2P PL 900
HU-2 Det.  HUP-2 UR 00
 

 

 

VF-74
 

 

 

VC-12 VC-33
 

 

 

HU-2  
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-12 USS Hornet
4. May 1955 - 10. December 1955
West Pacific
VF-71 F2H-3 L 100
VF-72 F9F-5 L 200
VF-73 F9F-6 L 300
VA-75 AD-6 L 500
VC-6 Det. A AJ-2 NF 00
VC-12 Det. 32 AD-5W NE 00
VC-33 Det. 32 AD-5N SS 00
VC-62 Det. 32 F9F-6P PL 900
HU-2 Det. 17 HUP-2 UR 00
 

 

 

USN F9F-6 73 01.png (66432 Byte)
 

 

 

VC-6 VC-12
 

 

 

VC-33 VC-62 HU-2
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-60 USS Saratoga
3. September 1957 - 22. October 1957
North Atlantic
VF-101 F4D-1 AP 100
VF-61 F3H-2M AJ 200
VA-72 A4D-1 AG 300
VA-75 AD-6 AG 500
VC-12 Det. 43  AD-5W GE 00
VC-33 Det. 43 AD-5N GD 00
VC-62 Det. 43  F2H-2P GA 900
HU-2 Det. 43 HUP-2 HU 00
 

 

 

VA-72
 

 

 

VAW-12 VC-33
 

 

 

HU-2  
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-15 USS Randolph
2. September 1958 - 12. March 1959
Mediterranean
VF-71 F2H-3 AG 100
VF-84 FJ-3M AG 200
VA-72 A4D-2 AG 300
VA-86 A4D-2 AG 400
VA-75 AD-6 AG 500
VAW-12 Det. 36 AD-5W GE 700
VA(AW)-33 Det. 36 AD-5N GD 800
VFP-62 Det. 36 ? GA 900
HU-2 Det. 36 HUP-2 HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-12
 

 

 

VAW-33 VFP-62 HU-2
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
22. April 1959 - 30. June 1959
Caribbean Shakedown
VF-41 F3H-2M AM 100
VF-11 F8U-1 AB 200
VA-86 A4D-2 AG 400
VA-75 AD-6 AG 500
VAH-1 A3D-2 AG 600
VAW-12 Det.  AD-5W GE 700
VA(AW)-33 Det. 41 AD-5N GD 800
VFP-62 Det. 41 F8U-1P GA 900
HU-2 Det. 41 HUP-2 HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-12
 

 

 

VFP-62
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
4. August 1960 - 3. March 1961
Mediterrannean
VF-41 F3H-2M AG 100
VF-84 F8U-2 AG 200
VA-72 A4D-2 AG 300
VA-86 A4D-2 AG 400
VA-75 AD-6 AG 500
VAH-1 A3D-2 AG 600
VMA-224 A4D-2 WK 00
VAW-12 Det. 41 AD-5W GE 700
VAW-33 Det. 41 AD-5Q GD 800
VFP-62 Det. 41 F8U-1P AG 900
HU-2 Det. 41 HUP-3 HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VMA-224-03.png (86274 Byte) VAW-33
 

 

 

VFP-62  
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 20. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
4. August 1961 - 19. December 1961
Mediterrannean
VF-41 F3H-2M AG 100
VF-84 F8U-2 AG 200
VA-72 A4D-2N AG 300
VA-86 A4D-2 AG 400
VA-75 AD-6 AG 500
VAH-1 A3D-2 AG 600
VAW-12 Det. 41 WF-2 AG 700
VAW-33 Det. 41 AD-5Q GD 800
VFP-62 Det. 41 F8U-1P AG 900
HU-2 Det. 41 HUP-3 HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-12 VAW-33 VFP-62
 

 

 

HU-2    
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 20. November 2007
.
CVA-62 USS Independence
19. April 1962 - 27. August 1962
Mediterrannean
VMF(AW)-115 F4D-1 AG 100
VF-84 F8U-2N AG 200
VA-72 A4D-2N AG 300
VA-86 A4D-2 AG 400
VA-75 AD-6 AG 500
VAH-1 A3D-2 AG 600
VAW-12 Det. 41 (62) WF-2 AG 700
VAW-33 Det. 41 (62) AD-5Q GD 800
VFP-62 Det. 41 (62) F8U-1P AG 900
HU-2 Det. 41 (62) HUP-3 HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-12 VAW-33
 

 

 

HU-2    
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 20. November 2007
.
CVA-62 USS Independence
11. October 1962 - 26. November 1962
Caribbean (Kuba)
VF-13 F3H-2N AK 100
VF-84 F8U-2N AG 200
VA-72 A4D-2N AG 300
VA-64 A4D-2N AF 300
VF-34 A4D-2N AC 300
VA-75 AD-6 AG 500
VAH-1 A3D-2 AG 600
VAW-12 Det. 62 WF-2 AG 700
VAW-33 Det. 62 AD-5Q GD 800
VFP-62 Det. 62 F8U-1P AG 900
HU-2 Det. 62 HUP-3 HU 00
VA-64 was on Bord from 24. October 1962 to 18. November 1962 when it was replaced at Sea by VA-34
 

 

 

 

 

 

VA-64 VA-34
 

 

 

VAW-12 VAW-33
 

 

 

HU-2  
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 20. November 2007
.
CVA-62 USS Independence
6. August 1963 - 4. March 1964
Mediterrannean
VF-41 F-4B AG 100
VF-84 F-8C AG 200
VA-72 A-4C AG 300
VA-86 A-4C AG 400
VMA-324 A-4B AG 500
VAH-1 A-5A AG 700
VAW-12 Det. 62 E-1B AG 710
VAW-33 Det. 62 EA-1F AG 800
VFP-62 Det. 62 RF-8A AG 920
HU-2 Det. 62 UH-2A HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VMA-324-03.png (90681 Byte)
 

 

 

VAW-12
 

 

 

HU-2    
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 20. November 2007
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20. December 1963 CVG-7 redesignated CVW-7
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