USS CORAL SEA (CVB 43) Commissioned : Oct.1, 1947


(Last update on Jul.27, 2005)
CVBG-5 (C) (*1)
USS CORAL SEA (CVB 43)
Jan.19, 1948 - Apr.5, 1948 (Shakedown cruise : SoLant)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-5B (*2)Jolly RogersF4U-4
F6F-5P
200
VF-6B (*3) F4U-4
300
VA-5B (*4) (*5) (*6) (*7) AD-1
400
VA-6B (*8) AD-1
(*1) CVBG-5 redesignated CVG-6 on Jul.27, 1948
(*2) VF-5B redesignated VF-61 on Jul.28, 1948
(*3) VF-6B redesignated VF-62 on Jul.28, 1948
(*4) VA-5B redesignated VA-64 on Jul.27, 1948
(*5) VA-64 redesignated VC-24 on Apr.8, 1949
(*6) VC-24 redesignated VS-24 on Apr.20, 1950
(*7) VS-24 disestablished on Jun.1, 1956
(*8) VA-6B redesignated VA-65 on Jul.27, 1948


(Last update on Aug.27, 2008)
CVAG-17 (R) (*1)
USS CORAL SEA (CVB 43)
Jun.7, 1948 - Aug.6, 1948 (SoLant, Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-17A (*2)Phantom FightersFH-1
200
VF-18A (*3)CheckmatesF4U-4
300
VA-17A (*4) (*5)Battering RamsSB2C-5
400
VA-18A (*6)Devil's DiplomatsTBM-3E/3Q/3J
(*1) CVAG-17 redesignated CVG-17 on Sep.1, 1948
(*2) VF-17A redesignated VF-171 on Aug.11, 1948
(*3) VF-18A redesignated VF-172 on Aug.11, 1948
(*4) VA-17A redesignated VA-174 on Aug.11, 1948
(*5) VA-174 disestablished on Feb.25, 1950
(*6) VA-18A redesignated VA-175 on Aug.11, 1948


(Last update on Feb.24, 2016)
CVG-2 (M)
USS CORAL SEA (CVB 43)

May 3, 1949 - Sep.26, 1949 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-21 (*1) Mach BustersF4U-4
200
VF-22 (*2) CavaliersF4U-4
300
VF-23FlashersF4U-4
400
VA-24 (*3) CorsairsF4U-4
500
VA-25 (*4) BeastsAD-1
(PL)xx
VC-62 DET.FFighting PhotosF8F-2P
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.FFleet AngelsHO3S-1
(*1) VF-21 redesignated VA-43 on Jul.1, 1959
(*2) VF-22 disestablished on Jun.6, 1958
(*3) VA-24 redesignated VF-24 on Dec.1, 1949
(*4) VA-25 redesignated VA-65 on Jul.1, 1959


(Last update on Apr.13, 2016)
CVG-17 (R)
USS CORAL SEA (CVB 43)

Sep.9, 1950 - Feb.1, 1951 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-171Screamin DemonsF2H-2
200
VF-172Night OwlsF2H-2
300
VF-173JestersF4U-5
40x-41x
VF-174Hell RazorsF4U-5
(LL)42x
HedRon II DET. F4U-5P
500
VA-175Devil's DiplomatsAD-4
(NA)xx
VC-4 DET.6NightcappersF2H-2
F4U-5N
(SS)xx
VC-33 DET.6AvengersAD-4N/4Q
(NE)xx
VC-12 DET.6 AD-3W/4W
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.6Fleet AngelsHO3S-1


(Last update on Feb.3, 2016)
CVG-1 (T)
USS CORAL SEA (CVB 43)

Mar.20, 1951 - Oct.6, 1951 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-11Red RippersF2H-2
200
VF-12Flying UbangisF2H-2
300
VF-13Night CappersF4U-5
400
VF-44HornetsF4U-5
500
VA-15ValionsAD-4/4L
(NA)6xx
VC-4 DET.6NightcappersF4U-5N/5NL
(PL)xx
VC-62 DET.6Fighting PhotosF8F-2P
(SS)xx
VC-33 DET.6AvengersAD-4N
(NE)xx
VC-12 DET.6 AD-4W
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.6Fleet AngelsHO3S-1


(Last update on Jul.2, 2014)
CVG-4 (F)
USS CORAL SEA (CVB 43)

Apr.19, 1952 - Oct.12, 1952 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
(AF)100
VMF-211 (*1)Wake Island AvengersF4U-4
200
VF-62GladiatorsF2H-2
300
VF-43 F4U-4
400
VF-44HornetsF4U-4
500
VA-45BlackbirdsAD-4
(NA)6xx
VC-4 DET.6NightcappersF4U-5N
(NE)7xx
VC-12 DET.6 AD-4W
(SS)8xx
VC-33 DET.6AvengersAD-4N
(PL)9xx
VC-62 DET.6Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.6Fleet AngelsHUP-1
(*1) While operating aboard the USS Coral Sea in 1952,
(*1) VMF-211 was redesignated VMA-211


Redesignated CVA 43 : Oct.1, 1952


(Last update on Jul.16, 2014)
CVG-8 (E)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Apr.26, 1953 - Oct.21, 1953 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-81 (*1)WaldomenF9F-5
(LC)200
VMF-122CandystripersF9F-5
300
VF-83 (*2)Roaring BullsF9F-5
500
VA-85 AD-4
(NA)600
VC-4 DET.6NightcappersF4U-5N
F2H-3
(NE)7xx
VC-12 DET.6 AD-4W
(SS)8xx
VC-33 DET.6Night HawksAD-4N/4Q
(PL)9xxx
VC-62 DET.6Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.6Fleet AngelsHUP-1
(*1) VF-81 redesignated VA-66 on Jul.1, 1955
(*2) VF-83 redesignated VA-83 on Jul.1, 1955


(Last update on Nov.12, 2014)
CVG-10 (P)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Jul.7, 1954 - Dec.20, 1954 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-11Red RippersF2H-4
200
VF-62 (*1)GladiatorsF2H-2
300
VF-103Flying CougarsF9F-6
400
VA-104Hell's ArchersAD-6
(NB)xx
VC-5 DET.31 (*2)Savage SonsAJ-1
(NE)700
VC-12 DET.31 AD-4W
(SS)800
VC-33 DET.31Night HawksAD-4N
(PL)900
VC-62 DET.31Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.31Fleet AngelsHUP-2
(*1) VF-62 redesignated VA-106 on Jul.1, 1955
(*2) VC-5 redesignated VAH-5 on Nov.1, 1955


(Last update on Apr.20, 2016)
CVG-17 (R)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Mar.23, 1955 - Sep.29, 1955 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-171 (*1)AcesF2H-3
200
VF-172 (*2)Blue BoltsF2H-2
(LC)300
VMF-122CandystripersFJ-2
400
VA-175 (*3)Devil's DiplomatsAD-6
(NC)xx
VC-8 (*4)CheckertailsAJ-1
(NE)7xx
VC-12 DET.31 (*5) AD-5W
(SS)8xx
VC-33 DET.31 (*6)Night HawksAD-5N
(PL)9xx
VC-62 DET.31 (*7)Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(UR)xx
HU-2 DET.31Fleet AngelsHUP-2
(*1) VF-171 disestablished on Mar.15, 1958
(*2) VF-172 redesignated VA-172 on Nov.1, 1955
(*3) VA-175 disestablished on Mar.15, 1958
(*4) VC-8 redesignated VAH-11 on Nov.1, 1955
(*5) VC-12 redesignated VAW-12 on Jul.2, 1956
(*6) VC-33 redesignated VA(AW)-33 on Jul.2, 1956
(*7) VC-62 redesignated VFP-62 on Jul.2, 1956


(Last update on Mar.12, 2014)
CVG-10 (P)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Jul.23, 1956 - Aug. 1956 (local opearations in the WestLant)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-11Red RippersF2H-4
200
VF-103Flying CougarsF9F-8B
300
VA-106GladiatorsF9F-8B
400
VA-104Hell's ArchersAD-6
(NC)xx
VAH-11 DET.31CheckertailsAJ-1
(NE)7xx
VAW-12 DET.31BatsAD-5W
(SS)8xx
VA(AW)-33 DET.31Night HawksAD-5N
(PL)9xx
VFP-62 DET.31Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(HU)xx
HU-2 DET.31Fleet AngelsHUP-2


(Last update on Apr.25, 2018)
CVG-10 (P)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Aug.13, 1956 - Feb.11, 1957 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-11 (*1)Red RippersF2H-4
200
VF-103Flying CougarsF9F-8B
300
VA-106GladiatorsF9F-8B
400
VA-104 (*2)Hell's ArchersAD-6/4Q
(NC)xx
VAH-11 DET.31CheckertailsAJ-1
(NE)7xx
VAW-12 DET.31BatsAD-5W
(SS)8xx
VA(AW)-33 DET.31 (*3)Night HawksAD-5N
(PL)9xx
VFP-62 DET.31Fighting PhotosF2H-2P
(HU)xx
HU-2 DET.31Fleet AngelsHUP-2
(*1) VF-11 disestablished on Feb.15, 1959
(*2) VA-104 disestablished on Mar.31, 1959
(*3) VA(AW)-33 redesignated VAW-33 on Jun.30, 1959


(Last update on May 20, 2015)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)
Feb.26, 1957 - Apr.15, 1957
(Norfolk to Bremerton via Cape Horn)


SCB-110A
Apr.15, 1957 - Feb.1960

at Bremerton, WA.

Decommissioned : May 24, 1957

Recommissioned : Jan.25, 1960


(Last update on Aug.20, 2008)
CVG-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Sep.19, 1960 - May 27, 1961 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF3H-2
200
VA-152FriendliesAD-6
300
VA-153Blue Tail FliesA4D-2
400
VF-154Black KnightsF8U-1E
500
VA-155Silver FoxesA4D-2
(DX)600
VMA-324 (*1)VagabondsA4D-2
(VR)76x
VAW-13 DET.DZappersWF-2
(VK)800
VMA-121 (*2)Green KnightsA4D-2
90x
VAH-2Royal RampantsA3D-2
(SS)9xx
VCP-61 DET.D (*3)World RecordersF8U-1P
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.DPacific Fleet AngelsHUP-3
(*1) VMA-324 deployed aboard CVA-43 until Mar. 1961 from Nov. 1960
(*2) VMA-121 deployed aboard CVA-43 until Apr. 1961 from Nov. 1960
(*3) VCP-61 redesignated VAP-61 on Jul.1, 1961


(Last update on Jul.31, 2019)
CVG-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Dec.12, 1961 - Jul.16, 1962 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF3H-2/2N
200
VA-152FriendliesAD-6
300
VA-153Blue Tail FliesA4D-2N
400
VF-154Black KnightsF8U-2N
500
VA-155Silver FoxesA4D-2
600
VAH-2Royal RampantsA3D-2
(VR)7xx
VAW-13 DET.DZappersAD-5Q
(RR)77x
VAW-11 DET.DEarly ElevenWF-2
(PP)9xx
VFP-63 DET.DEyes of the FleetF8U-1P
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.DPacific Fleet AngelsHUP-3


Repairs and Alteration
Jul. 1962 - Nov. 1962

at San Francisco Naval Shipyard


(Last update on Nov.16, 2011)
CVG-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Feb.2, 1963 - Mar.2, 1963 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF-3B
200
VA-152FriendliesA-1H/J
300
VA-153Blue Tail FliesA-4C
400
VF-154Black KnightsF-8D
500
VA-155Silver FoxesA-4B
600
VAH-2Royal RampantsA-3B
(RR)7xx
VAW-11 DET.DEarly ElevenE-1B
(PP)9xx
VFP-63 DET.DEyes of the FleetRF-8A
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.DPacific Fleet AngelsUH-2A


(Last update on Jul.4, 2018)
CVG-15 (NL) (*1)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)
Apr.3, 1963 - Nov.25, 1963 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF-3B
200
VA-152FriendliesA-1H/J
300
VA-153Blue Tail FliesA-4C
400
VF-154Black KnightsF-8D
500
VA-155Silver FoxesA-4B
601-609
VAH-2Royal RampantsA-3B
(RR)791-794
VAW-11 DET.DEarly ElevenE-1B
(PP)905-907
VFP-63 DET.DEyes of the FleetRF-8A
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.DPacific Fleet AngelsUH-2A
(*1) CVG-15 redesignated CVW-15 on Dec.20, 1963


(Last update on May 2, 2018)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Dec.7, 1964 - Nov.1, 1965 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF-4B
200
VA-165BoomersA-1H/J
300
VA-153Blue Tail FliesA-4C
400
VF-154Black KnightsF-8D
500
VA-155Silver FoxesA-4E
600
VAH-2Royal RampantsA-3B
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.DEarly ElevenE-1B
(PP)9xx
VFP-63 DET.DEyes of the FleetRF-8A
Modex : 910, 915, 920
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.D (*1)Pacific Fleet AngelsUH-2A
(*1) HU-1 redesignated HC-1 on Jul.1, 1965


Repairs and Alteration
Nov. 1965 - Jun. 1966

at San Francisco Naval Shipyard


(Last update on Apr.15, 2015)
CVW-2 (NE)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Jun. 1966 - Jul. 1966 (local opearations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1xx
VF-21FleelancersF-4B
2xx
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA-4C
3xx
VA-23Black KnightsA-4E
4xx
VF-154Black KnightsF-4B
5xx
VA-25Fist of the FleetA-1H
(RR)7xx
VAW-11 DET.AEarly ElevenE-2A
(UP)xx
HC-1 DET.APacific Fleet AngelsUH-2A/B


(Last update on Dec.21, 2005)
CVW-2 (NE)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Jul.29, 1966 - Feb.23, 1967 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
101-112
VF-21FleelancersF-4B
00, 220-233
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA-4C
00, 335-348
VA-23Black KnightsA-4E
451-462
VF-154Black KnightsF-4B
571-582
VA-25Fist of the FleetA-1H
(ZA)691-694
VAH-2 DET.ARoyal RampantsKA-3B
(PP)986-989
VFP-63 DET.AEyes of the FleetRF-8G
(RR)740-743
VAW-11 DET.A (*1)Early ElevenE-2A
(UP)xx
HC-1 DET.APacific Fleet AngelsUH-2A/B
(*1) VAW-11 redesignated VAW-111 on Apr.20, 1967

(Last update on Nov.9, 2011)


(Last update on Aug.17, 2011)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Jun.20, 1967 - Jul.13, 1967
(local opearations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF-4B
200
VF-161ChargersF-4B
300
VA-153Blue Tail FliesA-4E
400
VA-25Fist of the FleetA-1H/J
500
VA-155Silver FoxesA-4E
600
VAH-2 DET.DRoyal RampantsKA-3B
700
VAW-116Sun KingsE-2A
710
VFP-63 DET.DEyes of the FleetRF-8G
(VR)77x
VAW-13 DET.DZappersEA-1F
(UP)xx
HC-1 DET.DPacific Fleet AngelsUH-2A/B


(Last update on Aug.10, 2011)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Jul.26, 1967 - Apr.8, 1968 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF-4B
200
VF-161ChargersF-4B
300
VA-153Blue Tail FliesA-4E
400
VA-25Fist of the FleetA-1H/J
500
VA-155Silver FoxesA-4E
600
VAH-2 DET.43 (*1)Royal RampantsKA-3B
700
VAW-116Sun KingsE-2A
710
VFP-63 DET.43Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
(VR)77x
VAW-13 DET.43ZappersEA-1F
(UP)xx
HC-1 DET.43Pacific Fleet AngelsUH-2A/B
(*1) VAH-2 redesignated VAQ-132 on Nov.1, 1968

(Last update on Sep.14, 2011)


(Last update on Jan.30, 2013)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Jul. 1968 - Aug. 1968 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF-4B
200
VF-161ChargersF-4B
300
VA-153Blue Tail FliesA-4F
400
VA-52KnightridersA-6A
500
VFP-63 DET.43Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
600
VA-216Black DiamondsA-4C
010
VAW-116Sun KingsE-2A
(VR)7xx
VAW-13 DET.43ZappersEKA-3B
7xx
VAH-10 DET.43VikingsKA-3B
(UP)xx
HC-1 DET.43Pacific Fleet AngelsUH-2C


(Last update on Dec.21, 2005)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Sep.7, 1968 - Apr.18, 1969 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF-4B
200
VF-161ChargersF-4B
300
VA-153Blue Tail FliesA-4F
400
VA-52KnightridersA-6A
500
VFP-63 DET.43Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
600
VA-216Black DiamondsA-4C
010
VAW-116Sun KingsE-2A
(VR)734-736 --> (VR)014-016
VAW-13 DET.43 (*1)ZappersEKA-3B
720 --> 017
VAH-10 DET.43 (*2)VikingsKA-3B
(UP)70-72 --> (UP)04-06
HC-1 DET.43Pacific Fleet AngelsUH-2C
(*1) VAW-13 redesignated VAQ-130 on Oct.1, 1968
(*2) VAH-10 redesignated VAQ-129 on Sep.1, 1970

(Last update on Jan.25, 2017)


(Last update on Dec.5, 2012)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Sep.23, 1969 - Jul.1, 1970 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-151VigilantesF-4B
200
VF-161ChargersF-4B
300
VA-82MaraudersA-7A
400
VA-86SidewindersA-7A
500
VA-35Black PanthersA-6A
600
VFP-63 DET.43Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
610 --> 617
614-616
VAQ-135Black RavensKA-3B
EKA-3B
010
VAW-116Sun KingsE-2A
004-006
HC-1 DET.43 (*1)Pacific Fleet AngelsUH-2C
(*1) HC-1 DET.43 redesignated HC-1 DET.9 on Oct.1, 1969

(Last update on Dec.5, 2012)


(Last update on May 29, 2013)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Sep. 1971 - Oct. 1971 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-51Screaming EaglesF-4B
200
VF-111SundownersF-4B
300
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA-7E
400
VA-94ShrikesA-7E
500
VMA(AW)-224BengalsA-6A/KA-6D
600
VFP-63 DET.5Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
610
VAQ-135 DET.3Black RavensEKA-3B
010
VAW-111 DET.HuntersE-1B
004-006
HC-1 DET.9Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G


(Last update on Sep.11, 1998)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Nov.12, 1971 - Jul.17, 1972 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-51Screaming EaglesF-4B
200
VF-111SundownersF-4B
300
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA-7E
400
VA-94ShrikesA-7E
500
VMA(AW)-224BengalsA-6A/KA-6D
600
VFP-63 DET.5Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
610
VAQ-135 DET.3Black RavensEKA-3B
010
VAW-111 DET.4HuntersE-1B
004-006
HC-1 DET.6Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G

(Last update on Oct.13, 2010)


(Last update on Aug.4, 2004)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Mar.9, 1973 - Nov.8, 1973 (Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-51Screaming EaglesF-4B/G
200
VF-111SundownersF-4B
300
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA-7E
400
VA-94ShrikesA-7E
500
VA-95Green LizardsA-6A/B/KA-6D
600
VFP-63 DET.5Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
610
VAQ-135 DET.3 (*1)Black RavensEKA-3B
610
VAQ-130 DET.2 (*1)ZappersEKA-3B
010
VAW-111 DET.4HuntersE-1B
004-006
HC-1 DET.6Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G
(*1) VAQ-135DET.3 redesignated VAQ-130DET.2 on Aug.25, 1973.


(Last update on Nov.28, 2012)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CVA 43)

Dec.5, 1974 - Jul.2, 1975 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-51Screaming EaglesF-4N
200
VF-111SundownersF-4N
300
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA-7E
400
VA-94ShrikesA-7E
500
VA-95Green LizardsA-6A/KA-6D
600
VFP-63 DET.5Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
010
RVAW-110 DET.2FirebirdsE-1B
004-006 --> 724-726
HC-1 DET.3Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G


Redesignated CV-43 : Jun.30, 1975


Extended Selected Restricted Availability (ESRA)
Aug.6, 1975 - May 18, 1976

at Long Beach Naval Shipyard


(Last update on Jan.8, 2001)
CVW-15 (NL)
USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

Feb.15, 1977 - Oct.5, 1977 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-191 (*1)Satan's KittensF-4J
200
VF-194 (*2)Red LightningsF-4J
300
VA-22Fighting RedcocksA-7E
400
VA-94ShrikesA-7E
500
VA-95Green LizardsA-6E/KA-6D
600
VAW-114Hormel HogsE-2B
610
VFP-63 DET.3Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
720
HC-1 DET.4Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G
(PR)002
VQ-1 DET.World WatchersEA-3B
(*1) VF-191 disestablished on Mar.1, 1978
(*2) VF-194 disestablished on Mar.1, 1978

(Last update on Jan.16, 2008)


Extended Drydock Selected Restricted Availability (EDSRA)
Mar.7, 1978 - Feb.8, 1979

at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard


(Last update on Aug.15, 2001)
CVW-14 (NK)
USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

Nov.13, 1979 - Jun.11, 1980 (WestPac, Indian Ocean)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VMFA-323Death RattlersF-4N
200
VMFA-531Grey GhostsF-4N
300
VA-97WarhawksA-7E
400
VA-27Royal MacesA-7E
500
VA-196Main BatteryA-6E/KA-6D
600
VAW-113Black EaglesE-2B
610
VFP-63 DET.2Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
720
HC-1 DET.3Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G

(Last update on Jul.8, 2009)


(Last update on Sep.4, 2013)
CVWR-30 (ND)
USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

Mar.1, 1981 - Mar.10, 1981 (EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-301Devils DisciplesF-4S/N
200
VF-302StallionsF-4S/N
300
VA-303Golden HawksA-7B
400
VA-304Fire BirdsA-7B
500
VA-305LobosA-7B
600
VFP-306PhotomastersRF-8G
610
VAQ-309AxemenEA-6A
630
VAK-308GriffinsKA-3B
700
VAW-88Cotton PickersE-2C
xxx
HS- SH-3D


(Last update on Mar.4, 2015)
CVW-14 (NK)
USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

May 4, 1981 - Jun.6, 1981 (Hawaii Operating Area)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-154Black KnightsF-4N
115-117
VFP-63 DET.2Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
200
VF-21Free LancersF-4N
300
VA-97WarhawksA-7E
400
VA-27Royal MacesA-7E
500
VA-196Main BatteryA-6E/KA-6D
600
VAW-113Black EaglesE-2B
610
HC-1 DET.3Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G
(RW)xxx
VRC-30 DET.ProvidersC-1A


(Last update on Sep.7, 2005)
CVW-14 (NK)
USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

Aug.20, 1981 - Mar.23, 1982 (WestPac, Indian Ocean)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-154Black KnightsF-4N
115-117
VFP-63 DET.2 (*1)Eyes of the FleetRF-8G
200
VF-21Free LancersF-4N
300
VA-97WarhawksA-7E
400
VA-27Royal MacesA-7E
500
VA-196Main BatteryA-6E/KA-6D
600
VAW-113Black EaglesE-2B
610
HC-1 DET.3Pacific Fleet AngelsSH-3G
(*1) VFP-63 disestablished on Jun.30, 1982

(Last update on Aug.22, 2001)


(Last update on Jun.1, 2016)
CVW-14 (NK)
USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

Mar.21, 1983 - Sep.12, 1983
(World Cruise : Alameda to Norfolk via Suez Canal)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-154Black KnightsF-4N
200
VF-21Free LancersF-4N
300
VA-97WarhawksA-7E
400
VA-27Royal MacesA-7E
500
VA-196Main BatteryA-6E/KA-6D
600
VAW-113Black EaglesE-2B
610
HS-12WyvernsSH-3H

(Last update on Jun.1, 2016)


(Last update on Jul.18, 2012)
CVW-13 (AK)
USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

Oct.1, 1985 - May 19, 1986 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VFA-131Wild CatsFA-18A
200
VFA-132PrivateersFA-18A
300
VMFA-314Black KnightsFA-18A
400
VMFA-323Death RattlersFA-18A
500
VA-55WarhorsesA-6E/KA-6D
600
VAW-127SeabatsE-2C
610
HS-17Neptune's RidersSH-3H
620
VAQ-135 (*1)Black RavensEA-6B
(JQ)xx
VQ-2 DET.BatmenEA-3B
(*1) VAQ-135 deployed aboard the USS Coral Sea (CV 43)
from Jan. 1, 1986 to May 19, 1986

(Last update on Mar.13, 2019)


(Last update on Apr.21, 2004)
CVW-13 (AK)
USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

Sep.29, 1987 - Mar.28, 1988 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VFA-131Wild CatsFA-18A
300
VFA-136KnighthawksFA-18A
400
VFA-137KestrelsFA-18A
500
VA-55WarhorsesA-6E
510
VA-65TigersA-6E/KA-6D
600-603
VAW-127SeabatsE-2C
604-607
VAQ-133WizardsEA-6B
610
HS-17Neptune's RidersSH-3H


(Last update on Apr.21, 2004)
CVW-13 (AK) (*1)
USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)
May 31, 1989 - Sep.30, 1989 (Med)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VMFA-451WarlordsFA-18A
200
VFA-132PrivateersFA-18A
400
VFA-137KestrelsFA-18A
500
VA-55 (*2)WarhorsesA-6E
510
VA-65TigersA-6E/KA-6D
600-603
VAW-127 (*3)SeabatsE-2C
604-607
VAQ-133WizardsEA-6B
610
HS-17 (*4)Neptune's RidersSH-3H
(*1) CVW-13 disestablished on Jan.1, 1991
(*2) VA-55 disestablished on Jan.1, 1991
(*3) VAW-127 disestablished on Sep.30, 1991
(*4) HS-17 disestablished on Jul.2, 1991


Decommissioned : Apr.26, 1990