USS MIDWAY (CVB 41) Commissioned : Sep.10, 1945


(Last update on Mar.18, 2020)
CVBG-74
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)

Nov.7, 1945 - Jan.2, 1946 (Caribbean : Shakedown cruise)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
74F1 - 74F2x
VF-74 F4U-4
F6F-5N
F6F-5P
74BF50 - 74BF7x
VBF-74CavaliersF4U-4
F6F-5P
74B30 - 74B4x
VB-74Bomb-a-TomsSB2C-4E
SB2C-5
74T80 - 74T9x
VT-74BeastsSBW-4E
SB2C-4E


(Last update on Mar.18, 2020)
CVBG-74 (*1)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)
Mar.1, 1946 - Mar.28, 1946
Operation "FROSTBITE"
(coast of Labrador and Arctic Circle)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
74F1 - 74F2x
VF-74 (*2) F4U-4
F6F-5N
F6F-5P
74BF50 - 74BF7x
VBF-74 (*3)CavaliersF4U-4
F6F-5P
74B30 - 74B4x
VB-74 (*4)Bomb-a-TomsSB2C-4E
SB2C-5
74T80 - 74T9x
VT-74 (*5)BeastsSBW-4E
SB2C-4E
 NATCF8F-1
FR-1
HNS-1
(*1) CVBG-74 redesignated CVBG-1 on Nov.15, 1946
(*2) VF-74 redesignated VF-1B on Nov.15, 1946
(*3) VBF-74 redesignated VF-2B on Nov.15, 1946
(*4) VB-74 redesignated VA-1B on Nov.15, 1946
(*5) VT-74 redesignated VA-2B on Nov.15, 1946


(Last update on Oct.30, 2019)
CVBG-1 (M) (*1)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)
Oct.29, 1947 - Mar.11, 1948 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-1B (*2) F4U-4
F6F-5N
200
VF-2B (*3)CavaliersF4U-4
F6F-5N
300
VA-1B (*4) (*5) AD-1
400
VA-2B (*6)BeastsAD-1
(*1) CVBG-1 redesignated CVG-2 on Sep.1, 1948
(*2) VF-1B redesignated VF-21 on Sep.1, 1948
(*3) VF-2B redesignated VF-22 on Sep.1, 1948
(*4) VA-1B redesignated VA-24 on Sep.1, 1948
(*5) VA-24 redesignated VF-24 on Dec.1, 1949
(*6) VA-2B redesignated VA-25 on Sep.1, 1948


(Last update on Jun.6, 2012)
CVG-6 (C)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)

Oct.8, 1948 - Nov.23, 1948 (Caribbean)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-61Jolly RogersF8F-2/2N/2P
200
VF-62 (*1) F8F-2
300
VF-63 (*2)Fighting RedcocksF8F-2
400
VA-64 (*3) (*4) (*5) AD-1
500
VA-65 AD-1
(*1) VF-62 redesignated VA-106 on Jul.1, 1955
(*2) VF-63 edesignated VA-63 on Mar.1956
(*3) VA-64 redesignated VC-24 on Apr.8, 1949
(*4) VC-24 redesignated VS-24 on Apr.20, 1950
(*5) VS-24 disestablished on Jun.1, 1956


(Last update on Feb.24, 2016)
CVG-17 (R)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)

Jan.4, 1949 - Mar.5, 1949 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-171Phantom FightersFH-1
200
VF-172CheckmatesF4U-4
300
VF-173JestersF8F-2
(LL)4xx
HedRon II DET. F4U-5P
(C)500
VA-65 AD-1
(WI)xx
VMF-225VagabondsF4U-4
(LP)xx
VMF-461 (*1)Red RaidersF4U-4
(NA)7x
VC-4 DET.ANightcappersF6F-5N
(NE)xx
VC-12 DET.A  
(PL)xx
VC-62 DET.AFighting PhotosF8F-2P
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.AFleet AngelsHO3S-1
(*1) VMF-461 deactivated on Feb.28, 1950


(Last update on Jul.25, 2001)
CVG-8 (E) (*1)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)
mid1949 (WestLant : Local operations)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-81 (*2) F8F-2
200
VF-82 (*3) F8F-2
400
VA-84 (*4) AM-1
500
VA-85 (*5)          AM-1
(*1) CVG-8 disestablished on Nov.29, 1949
(*2) VF-81 disestablished on Jan.17, 1950
(*3) VF-82 disestablished on Nov.29, 1949
(*4) VA-84 disestablished on Nov.29, 1949
(*5) VA-85 disestablished on Nov.29, 1949


(Last update on Jun.1, 2016)
CVG-4 (F)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)

Dec. 1949 - Dec.22, 1949
(local operations in the WestLant)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-41Gay BladesF4U-4
200
VF-42Green PawnsF4U-4
300
VF-43Blue PawnsF4U-4
400
VA-44Scarlet KnightsAD-1
500
VA-45Black KnightsAD-1
(NA)xx
VC-4 DET.5NightcappersF4U-5N
(PL)xx
VC-62 DET.5Fighting PhotosF4U-5P
(NE)xx
VC-12 DET.5 TBM-3W
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.5Fleet AngelsHO3S-1


(Last update on Jun.1, 2016)
CVG-4 (F) (*1)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)
Jan.6, 1950 - May 23, 1950 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-41 (*2)Gay BladesF4U-4
200
VF-42 (*3)Green PawnsF4U-4
300
VF-43 (*4)Blue PawnsF4U-4
400
VA-44 (*5)Scarlet KnightsAD-1
500
VA-45 (*6)Black KnightsAD-1
(NA)xx
VC-4 DET.5NightcappersF4U-5N
(PL)xx
VC-62 DET.5Fighting PhotosF4U-5P
(NE)xx
VC-12 DET.5 TBM-3W
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.5Fleet AngelsHO3S-1
(*1) CVG-4 disestablished on Jun.8, 1950
(*2) VF-41 disestablished on Jun.8, 1950
(*3) VF-42 disestablished on Jun.8, 1950
(*4) VF-43 disestablished on Jun.8, 1950
(*5) VA-44 disestablished on Jun.8, 1950
(*6) VA-45 disestablished on Jun.8, 1950


(Last update on Jan.26, 2011)
CVG-7 (L)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)

Jul.10, 1950 - Nov.10, 1950 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-71 F9F-2
200
VF-72 (*1)BearcatsF8F-1B
500
VA-75Sunday PunchersAD-4
(AF)xx
VMF-211Wake Island AvengersF4U-4
(NA)60x
VC-4 DET.5NightcappersF4U-5N
(PL)xx
VC-62 DET.5Fighting PhotosF4U-5P
(NE)xx
VC-12 DET.5 AD-3W
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.5Fleet AngelsHO3S-1
(*1) VF-72 redesignated VA-72 on Jan.3, 1956


(Last update on May 11, 2016)
CVG-6 (C)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)

Jan.9, 1952 - May 5, 1952 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-21Mach BustersF9F-2
200
VF-61Jolly RogersF9F-2
300
VF-41Black AcesF4U-4
500
VA-25TigersAD-4
(WI) xx
VMF-225 (*1)VagabondsF4U-4
(NE)7xx
VC-12 DET.5 AD-4W
(SS)8xx
VC-33 DET.5AvengersAD-4N
(PL)9xx
VC-62 DET.5 (*2)Fighting PhotosF8F-2P
(PL)9xx
VC-62 DET.32 (*3)Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.5Fleet AngelsHUP-1
HO3S-1
(*1) VMF-225 redesignated VMA-225 on Jun.15, 1952
(*2) VC-62 DET.5 deployed aboard USS Midway (CVB 41) from Jan.9, 1952.
Then, cross-decked to USS TARAWA (CV 40) on Jan.27, 1952.
(*3) VC-62 DET.32 deployed aboard USS TARAWA (CV 40) from Nov.28, 1951.
Then, cross-decked from USS TARAWA (CV 40) on Jan.27, 1952.


(Last update on Feb.5, 2020)
CVG-6 (C)
USS MIDWAY (CVB 41)

Aug.26, 1952 - Oct.8, 1952 (NorLant)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-21Mach BustersF9F-5
200
VF-61Jolly RogersF9F-5
300
VF-41Black AcesF4U-4
400
VF-42Green PawnsF4U-4
500
VA-25TigersAD-4
(NC)x
VC-8CheckertailsAJ-1
(NE)7xx
VC-12 DET.5 AD-4W
(SS)8xx
VC-33 DET.5AvengersAD-4N
9xx
VC-62 DET.5Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.5Fleet AngelsHUP-1


Redesignated CVA 41 : Oct.1, 1952


(Last update on Jan.22, 2020)
CVG-6 (C)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Dec.1, 1952 - May 19, 1953 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
00
01-02
CVG-6 AD-4
F9F-5
100
VF-21 (*1)Mach BustersF9F-5
200
VF-61 (*2)Jolly RogersF9F-5
300
VF-41Black AcesF4U-4
400
VF-42 (*3)Green PawnsF4U-4
500
VA-25TigersAD-4
601-604
605-608
VC-4 DET.5NightcappersF2H-2
F3D-2
701-704
VC-12 DET.5 AD-4W
801, 807-809
VC-33 DET.5Night HawksAD-4N
9xx
VC-62 DET.5Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
Modex : 911, 921
(NB)xx
VC-5 DET.5Savage SonsAJ-2
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.5Fleet AngelsHUP-1
Modex : 70
(*1) VF-21 redesignated VA-43 on Jul.1, 1959
(*2) VF-61 disestablished on Apr.15, 1959
(*3) VF-42 redesignated VA-42 on Nov.1, 1953


(Last update on May 16, 2018)
CVG-6 (C)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Jan.4, 1954 - Aug.4, 1954 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
(K)100
VF-31TomcattersF2H-3
(K)200
VF-33TarsiersF9F-6
(L)300
VF-73JestersF9F-6
500
VA-25TigersAD-6
(NE)704-706
VC-12 DET.35 AD-4W
(SS)801-803
VC-33 DET.35Night HawksAD-4N
(PL)907-909
VC-62 DET.35Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.35Fleet AngelsHUP-2


(Last update on Oct.4, 2017)
CVG-1 (T)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Dec.27, 1954 - Jul.14, 1955 (World Cruise)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-101Grim ReapersF2H-2
200
VF-12 (*1)Flying UbangisF2H-2
400
VF-174Hell RazorsF9F-6
500
VA-15ValionsAD-6
601-604
VC-4 DET.35NightcappersF2H-4
(NE)701-703
VC-12 DET.35 (*2) AD-4W
(SS)801-804
VC-33 DET.35 (*3)Night HawksAD-5N
(PL)911, 913, 915
VC-62 DET.35 (*4)Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(NF)17, 19
VC-6 DET.35FleursAJ-2
(UR)34
HU-2 DET.35Fleet AngelsHUP-2
(*1) VF-12 redesignated VA-12 on Aug.1, 1955
(*2) VC-12 redesignated VAW-12 on Jul.2, 1956
(*3) VC-33 redesignated VA(AW)-33 on Jul.2, 1956
(*4) VC-62 redesignated VFP-62 on Jul.2, 1956


Decommissioned : Aug.1955

SCB-110
Aug.1955 - Sep.1957

at Puget Sound Naval Ship yard

Recommissioned : Sep.30, 1957


(Last update on Oct.8, 2014)
CVG-2 (NE)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Jul. 1958 - Aug. 1958 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-211Red CheckertailsF8U-1
200
VF-64Free LancersF3H-2
300
VA-63Fighting RedcocksFJ-4B
(ZD)400
VAH-8FireballersA3D-2
500
VA-65Fist of the FleetAD-6/5
(RR)7xx
VAW-11 DET.AEarly ElevenAD-5W
(VV)8xx
VA(AW)-35 DET.ANight HecklersAD-5N
(PP)9xx
VFP-61 DET.AEyes of the FleetF8U-1P
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.APacific Fleet AngelsHUP-2


(Last update on Jun.19, 2019)
CVG-2 (NE)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Aug.16, 1958 - Mar.12, 1959 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-211 (*1)Red CheckertailsF8U-1
200
VF-64 (*2)Free LancersF3H-2
300
VA-63 (*3)Fighting RedcocksFJ-4B
(ZD)400
VAH-8FireballersA3D-2
500
VA-65 (*4)Fist of the FleetAD-6/5
(RR)7xx
VAW-11 DET.AEarly ElevenAD-5W
(VV)8xx
VA(AW)-35 DET.A (*5)Night HecklersAD-5N
(PP)9xx
VFP-61 DET.A (*6)Eyes of the FleetF8U-1P
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.APacific Fleet AngelsHUP-2
(*1) VF-211 redesignated VF-24 on Mar.9, 1959
(*2) VF-64 redesignated VF-21 on Jul.1, 1959
(*3) VA-63 redesignated VA-22 on Jul.1, 1959
(*4) VA-65 redesignated VA-25 on Jul.1, 1959
(*5) VA(AW)-35 redesignated VA-122 on Jun.29, 1959
(*6) VFP-61 redesignated VCP-63 on Jul.1, 1959


(Last update on Aug.24, 2011)
CVG-2 (NE)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Aug.15, 1959 - Mar.25, 1960 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-24Red CheckertailsF8U-1
200
VF-21Free LancersF3H-2
300
VA-22Fighting RedcocksFJ-4B
400
VA-23Black KnightsFJ-4B
500
VA-25Fist of the FleetAD-7
60x
VAH-8FireballersA3D-2
78x
VAW-11 DET.AEarly ElevenWF-2
9xx
VCP-63 DET.AEyes of the FleetF8U-1P
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.APacific Fleet AngelsHUP-2


(Last update on Jan.9, 2013)
CVG-2 (NE)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Feb.15, 1961 - Sep.28, 1961 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-24Red CheckertailsF8U-1
200
VF-21Free LancersF3H-2
300
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA4D-2
400
VA-23Black KnightsA4D-2
500
VA-25Fist of the FleetAD-7
60x
VAH-8FireballersA3D-2
77x, 78x
VAW-11 DET.AEarly ElevenWF-2
(WL)800
VMA-311 (*1)TomcatsA4D-2
(PP)90x
VCP-63 DET.A (*2)Eyes of the FleetF8U-1P
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.APacific Fleet AngelsHUP-3
(*1) VMA-311 deployed aboard CVA-41 until Jun. 1961 from Apr. 1961
(*2) VCP-63 redesignated VFP-63 on Jul.1, 1961


(Last update on Mar.29, 2017)
CVG-2 (NE)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Apr.6, 1962 - Oct.20, 1962 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-24Red CheckertailsF8U-2
200
VF-21Free LancersF3H-2
300
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA4D-2N
400
VA-23Black KnightsA4D-2
500
VA-25Fist of the FleetAD-6/7
600
VAH-8FireballersA3D-2
7xx
VAW-11 DET.AEarly ElevenWF-2
(VR>7xx
VAW-13 DET.AZappersAD-5Q
91x
VFP-63 DET.AEyes of the FleetF8U-1P
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.APacific Fleet AngelsHUP-3


(Last update on Feb.26, 2020)
CVG-2 (NE) (*1)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)
Nov.8, 1963 - May.26, 1964 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
101-111
VF-21Free LancersF-4B
221-232
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA-4C
335-346
VA-23Black KnightsA-4E
451-464
VF-24Red CheckertailsF-8C
571-582
VA-25Fist of the FleetA-1H/J
691-699
VAH-8FireballersA-3B
785-788
VAW-11 DET.AEarly ElevenE-1B
965-967
VFP-63 DET.AEyes of the FleetRF-8A
(UP)1-3
HU-1 DET.APacific Fleet AngelsUH-2A
(*1) CVG-2 redesignated CVW-2 on Dec.20, 1963


(Last update on Nov.20, 2013)
CVW-2 (NE)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Mar.6, 1965 - Nov.23, 1965 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
101-112
VF-21Free LancersF-4B
221-234
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA-4C
335-348
VA-23Black KnightsA-4E
451-462
VF-111SundownersF-8D
571-582
VA-25Fist of the FleetA-1H
691-699
VAH-8FireballersA-3B
965-967
VFP-63 DET.AEyes of the FleetRF-8A
785-788
VAW-11 DET.AEarly ElevenE-1B
(VR)70x
VAW-13 DET.AZappersEA-1F
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.A (*1)Pacific Fleet AngelsUH-2A
(*1) HU-1 redesignated HC-1 on Jul.1, 1965


SCB-101
Feb.11, 1966 - Jan.31, 1970

at San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard

Decommissioned : Feb.15, 1966

Recommissioned : Jan.31, 1970


(Last update on Sep.11, 1998)
CVW-16 (AH)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

1970 - 1971 (Not deployment)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-161ChargersF-4B
200
VF-151VigilantesF-4B
300
VA-93Blue BlazersA-7B
400
VA-56ChampionsA-7B
500
VA-115ArabsA-6A
600
VFP-63 DET.Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
010
VAW- E-2
004-006
HC-1 DET.Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3


(Last update on Sep.24, 1999)
CVW-5 (NF)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Apr.16, 1971 - Nov.6, 1971 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-161ChargersF-4B
200
VF-151VigilantesF-4B
300
VA-93Blue BlazersA-7B
400
VA-56ChampionsA-7B
500
VA-115ArabsA-6A/KA-6D
600
VFP-63 DET.3Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
010
VAW-115Liberty BellsE-2B
610
VAQ-130 DET.2ZappersEKA-3B
003-006
HC-1 DET.8Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G

(Last update on Nov.22, 2017)


(Last update on Sep.18, 1998)
CVW-5 (NF)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Apr.10, 1972 - Mar.8, 1973 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-161ChargersF-4B
200
VF-151VigilantesF-4B
300
VA-93Blue BlazersA-7B
400
VA-56ChampionsA-7B
500
VA-115ArabsA-6A/KA-6D
600
VFP-63 DET.3Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
010
VAW-115Liberty BellsE-2B
610
VAQ-130 DET.2ZappersEKA-3B
004-006
HC-1 DET.2Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G


(Last update on Aug.29, 2012)
CVW-5 (NF)
USS MIDWAY (CVA 41)

Sep.11, 1973 - Oct.5, 1973 (Alameda, California to Yokosuka, Japan)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-161ChargersF-4N
200
VF-151VigilantesF-4N
300
VA-93Blue BlazersA-7A
400
VA-56ChampionsA-7A
500
VA-115ArabsA-6A/KA-6D
601-603
VFP-63 DET.3Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
010
VAW-115Liberty BellsE-2B
003-007
HC-1 DET.2Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G