NAS Quonset Point

NATU, NARG, OandR, FASron-2, HS-74
NAS Quonset Point, RI.

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Heritage-Patches

1941- - - - - - - - - - - NAS Quonset Point established

28 June 1974 - - - - NAS Quonset Point decommissioned

Sources

David Weber

John Gabbard

Commanding Officers

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Awards

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Base Tail ID

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Hosted Units

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Aircraft

1 February 1963 - -Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk *

3 May 1964 - - - - Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk *

* November 30, 1962

The A4D-2 designation changed to A-4B

The A4D-2N designation changed to A-4C

For A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to this unit see lower in this page:

Events

January 25, 1966: Lt. Phillip Guy Richardson was killed today when his A-4B BuNo 142095 crashed into Narragansett Bay while attempting to land.
Hartford, CT, Hartford Courant, Wednesday, January 26, 1966.
New York, NY, New York Times, Wednesday, January 26, 1966.

Photos

Circa 1965: left front view of Skyhawk BuNo 144932 parked on the line with another unmarked Skyhawk, a Cougar and what looks to be some Tigers. History Card shows she was at Quonset's O and R BUWEPR FR 02MAY65 to 22JUL65. From "Boom" Powell.


Off-Duty Photos

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A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to NAS Quonset Point:

  • Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk
    • 142709 c/n 11771
      • 13 Nov 1965 - NAS RDT&E - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 13 Nov 1965 - USNMA RDT&E - NAS Point Mugu, CA
    • 142864 c/n 11926
      • 01 Feb 1963 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 15 Feb 1963 - NARTU - NAS Norfolk, VA
    • 144900 C/N 12146
      • 01 Feb 1963 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 29 Nov 1963 - NART - NAS Los Alamitos, CA
    • 144954 C/N 12200
      • 01 Feb 1963 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 08 Mar 1963 - NAS - NAS South Weymouth, MA
    • 144956 C/N 12202
      • 01 Feb 1963 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 13 Apr 1963 - NARTU - NAS Alameda, CA
    • 144962 C/N 12208
      • 01 Feb 1963 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 14 Feb 1963 - NART - NAS New York, NY
    • 145011 C/N 12257
      • 01 Feb 1963 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 02 Apr 1963 - NART - NAS South Weymouth, MA
    • 145039 C/N 12285
      • 31 Dec 1963 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 03 Jan 1964 - Stricken - 16A1
    • 145052 C/N 12298
      • 07 Jan 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 13 Mar 1964 - VMA-533 - MCAS Cherry Point, NC
  • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
    • 147703 C/N 12467
      • 05 Jun 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 30 Nov 1964 - VA-44 - NAS Cecil Field, FL
    • 148528 C/N 12721
      • 05 Jun 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 02 Jul 1964 - VA-83 - USS Forrestal
    • 148546 C/N 12739
      • 03 May 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 06 Aug 1964 - VA-106 - NAS Cecil Field, FL
    • 148562 C/N 12755
      • 05 Jun 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 19 Oct 1964 - VA-76 - NAS Oceana, VA
    • 148606 C/N 12799
      • 05 Jun 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 01 Oct 1964 - VA-44 - NAS Cecil Field, FL
    • 148609 C/N 12802
      • 05 Jun 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 06 Nov 1964 - VA-76 - NAS Oceana, VA
    • 150592 c/n 13003
      • 05 Jun 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 11 Sep 1964 - VA-106 - NAS Cecil Field, FL
    • 150593 c/n 13004
      • 05 Jun 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 02 Jul 1964 - VA-81 - USS Forrestal
    • 150600 c/n 13011
      • 05 Jun 1964 - NAS - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 16 Jul 1964 - VA-106 - NAS Cecil Field, FL

A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to NARF Quonset Point:

  • Douglas A4D-2 (A-4B) Skyhawk
    • 142690 c/n 11752
      • 28 Mar 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 21 Oct 1966 - NAS - NAS Olathe, KS
    • 142697 c/n 11759
      • 21 Mar 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 16 Mar 1966 - NAS - NAS Los Alamitos, CA
    • 142800 c/n 11862
      • 18 Jun 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 17 Jul 1966 - VSF-3 - USS Intrepid
    • 144929 C/N 12175
      • 28 Jun 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 12 Jul 1966 - VSF-3 - USS Intrepid
    • 145043 C/N 12289
      • 28 Feb 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 11 Nov 1966 - VSF-3 - USS Intrepid
  • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
    • 145105 c/n 12351
      • 28 Jun 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 26 Jul 1966 - VA-113 - USS Enterprise
    • 145133 c/n 12379
      • 30 Jun 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 19 Jul 1966 - NAS - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 147821 C/N 12585
      • 30 Jun 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 30 Jul 1966 - NAS - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 147847 C/N 12611
      • 30 Jun 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 26 Jul 1966 - NAS - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 148468 C/N 12661
      • 30 Jun 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 01 Aug 1966 - NAS - NAS Lemoore, CA
    • 150598 c/n 13009
      • 28 Jun 1966 - NARF - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 14 Jul 1966 - NAS - NAS Lemoore, CA

A-4 Skyhawks assigned to FASron-2:

  • Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk
    • 137825 C/N 11295
      • 14 May 1957 - FASron-2 - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 23 Apr 1958 - VA-66 - NAS Oceana, VA

A-4 Skyhawks assigned to HS-74:

  • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
    • 150073 c/n 13126
      • 06 Feb 1974 - HS-74 - NAS Quonset Point, RI
      • 11 May 1974 - MARTD - NAS South Weymouth, MA

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