Last update on Oct.15, 2014

All-Weather Fighter Squadron FOUR [VF(AW)-4]
Lineage
  28Sep1948  established VC-4 (Composite Squadron)
  02Jul1956  redesignated VF(AW)-4 (All-Weather Fighter Squadron)
  31Aug1959  disestablished

Nickname
  28Sep1948 - 31Aug1959  Nightcappers

VC-4 Deployments
  DET.    04Jan1949 - 05Mar1949  F6F-5N              CVB-41  CVG-17   NA-7x   Med
  DET.    04Jan1949 - 31May1949  F6F-5N              CV-47   CVG-7    NA-xx   Med
  DET.      Apr1949 -   Apr1949  AM-1                CV-33   CVG-17   NA-xx   WestLant
  DET.5   06Jan1950 - 23May1950  F4U-5N              CVB-41  CVG-4    NA-xx   Med
  DET.5   10Jul1950 - 10Nov1950  F4U-5N              CVB-41  CVG-7    NA-60x  Med
  DET.3   06Sep1950 - 03Feb1951  F4U-5N              CV-32   CVG-3    NA-60x  Korean War
  DET.    09Sep1950 - 01Feb1951  F2H-2/F4U-5N        CVB-43  CVG-17   NA-xx   Med
  DET.6   20Mar1951 - 06Oct1951  F4U-5N/5NL          CVB-43  CVG-1    NA-6xx  Med
  DET.    03Sep1951 - 21Dec1951  F4U-5N              CV-32   CVG-3    NA-60x  Med
  DET.32  28Nov1951 - 11Jun1952  F4U-5N              CV-40   CVG-8    NA-60x  Med
  DET.6   19Apr1952 - 12Oct1952  F4U-5N              CVB-43  CVG-4    NA-6xx  Med
  DET.41  20May1952 - 08Jan1953  F4U-5NL             CV-31   CVG-7    NA-6xx  Korean War
  DET.    28Aug1952 - 16Feb1953  F4U-5N              CV-32   CVG-3    NA-6xx  Med 
  DET.5   01Dec1952 - 19May1953  F2H-2/F3D-2         CVA-41  CVG-6    C-60x   Med
  DET.32  07Jan1953 - 03Jul1953  F4U-5NL             CVA-40  CVG-10   NA-60x  Med
  DET.6   26Apr1953 - 21Oct1953  F4U-5N/F2H-3        CVA-43  CVG-8    NA-60x  Med
  DET.44  26Apr1953 - 04Dec1953  F2H-2/F3D-2/F4U-5N  CVA-39  CVG-4    NA-6xx  Med, Indian Ocean, Korean War
  DET.    11Jun1953 - 21Jul1953  F3D-2               CVA-36           NA-xx   NorLant
  DET.48  16Sep1953 - 01May1954  F2H-3               CVA-18  CVG-17   R-60x   World Cruise
  DET.38  12Nov1953 - 06Sep1954  F2H-3               CVA-40  CVG-3    NA-60x  World Cruise
  DET.    07Sep1954 - 11Nov1954  AD-3Q               CVS-45           NA-xx   Med
  DET.44  28Sep1954 - 22Apr1955  F2H-4               CVA-39  CVG-8    E-60x   Med
  DET.35  27Dec1954 - 14Jul1955  F2H-4               CVA-41  CVG-1    T-60x   World Cruise
  DET.33  28May1955 - 22Nov1955  F2H-2N              CVA-11  CVG-4    F-60x   Med
  DET.51    May1955              F4U-5N              CVS-32           NA-xx   unknown
  DET.30    Aug1955 -   Aug1955  F2H-4               CVA-20  ATG-201  NA-6xx  WestLant
  DET.30  08Sep1955 - 20Oct1955  F2H-4               CVA-20  ATG-201  NA-6xx  Mayport to San Diego via Cape Horn
  DET.34  09Oct1955 - 30Apr1956  F2H-4               CVA-39  CVG-6    C-60x   Med
  DET.52    Jan1956 -   Mar1956  AD-5                CVS-45           NA-xx   Caribbean

VF(AW)-4 Deployments
  DET.38    Sep1956 -   Oct1956  AD-5   CVS-40            NA-xx  WestLant
  DET.50  11Oct1956 - 22Dec1956  F9F-5  CVS-36            NA-xx  Med
  DET.51    Nov1956 -   Nov1956  AD-5   CVS-32            NA-xx  WestLant
  DET.51    Jan1957 -   Jan1957  AD-5   CVS-32            NA-xx  WestLant
  DET.52  15May1957 -   Jun1957  AD-5   CVS-45            NA-xx  Caribbean
  DET.38  18Aug1957 - 22Oct1957  AD-5N  CVS-40  CARDIV20  GC-xx  NorLant
  DET.45    Sep1957 -   Oct1957  AD-5   CVA-9             GC-xx  NorLant "Operation Strike Back"
  DET.51  03Sep1957 - 29Nov1957  AD-5   CVS-32            GC-xx  Med
  DET.52    Oct1957 -   Oct1957  AD-5   CVS-45            GC-xx  Guantanamo Bay
  DET.51    Feb1958 -   Apr1958  AD-5   CVS-32            GC-xx  Caribbean