VC-4

VC-4

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VC-4 - November 1944
John Gabbard

VC-4 Black Cougar - 1951
John Gabbard

VC-4 - Date Unknown
John Gabbard

Patch

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Sources

David Weber

Handle

1950 -- Nightcappers

Heritage

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Home Ports

1970 ---- NAS Cecil Field, FL - (VC-4 Det Cecil Field)

Air Wings

January 4 to March 5, 1949: VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6----F4U-5N----C----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea

January 4 to March 5, 1949: VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6----F4U-5N----C----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea

January 5 to March 23, 1950: VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-4----F4U-5N----F----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea

July 10, 1950 to November 10, 1950: VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-7----F4U-5N----L----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea

10 January to 18 May 1951: VC-4----------CVG-6-----F2H-2N----C----CVB-42---Mediterranean Sea

August 26 to October 8, 1952: VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6---F4U-5NL----C----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea

December 1, 1952 to May 19, 1953: VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6----F3D-2/F2H-2B----C----CV-41----Mediterranean Sea

April 26 to December 4, 1953: VC-4 Det ?----CVG-4----F2H-2, F3D-2, F4U-5N----F----CV-39---Mediterranean Sea, Indian Ocean, Korea

September 28, 1954 to April 22, 1955: VC-4 Det ?----CVG-8----F2H-4----E----CV-39---Mediterranean Sea

December 27, 1954 to July 14, 1955: VC-4 Det-5----CVBG-6----F2H-4----T----CV-41----World Cruise (Norfolk, Va. to NAS Alameda, Ca.)

October 9, 1955 to April 30, 1956: VC-4 Det ?----CVG-6----F2H-4-------C----CV-39---Mediterranean Sea

January to March 1956: VC-4 Det. 52--?????----AD-5--------?----CV-45---Caribbean (Operation Springboard)

Aircraft

Date Type First Received - - - - - - Type of Aircraft:

1949 ----------- Chance Vaught F4U-5N Corsair

1950 ----------- McDonnell F2H-2N Banshee (night fighter)

1952 ----------- Chance Vaught F4U-5NL Corsair

1952 ----------- Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight

1955 ----------- Douglas AD-5 Skyraider

April 1, 1970------- Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk

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

Deployments

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Commanding Officers

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Awards

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Awards continued

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Events

March 10, 1971: Lt(jg) Alfred Cisneros ejected from A-4C BuNo 147688,near Edenton, NC and was recovered
Danville, VA The Bee article

Unit Photos

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Off-Duty Photos

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A-4 Skyhawk aircraft assigned to VC-4:

  • Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
    • 147688 c/n 2452
      • 14 Apr 1970 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
      • 10 Mar 1971 - Stricken - 1S
    • 147745 c/n 12509
      • 14 Apr 1970 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
      • 08 feb 1972 - VC-2 - NAS Oceana, VA
    • 147752 c/n 12516
      • 20 Feb 1971 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
      • 22 Feb 1972 - VC-2 - NAS Oceana, VA
    • 148314 c/n 12624
      • 13 Apr 1971 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
      • 30 Apr 1971 - VC-2 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
    • 148603 c/n 12796
      • 20 Apr 1970 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
      • 29 Feb 1972 - VC-2 - NAS Oceana, VA
    • 149627 C/N 12952
      • 01 Apr 1970 - VC-4 Det Cecil Field - NAS Cecil Field, FL
      • 26 Jul 1971 - VC-2 - NAS Oceana, VA

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