US Aircraft Carriers at Portsmouth & Southampton,1956-2011
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At Portsmouth or Stokes Bay unless stated as Southampton.

As can be seen, we have little information prior to 1960.It is very likely that other carriers visited during the 50s and late 40s. If you have any information that can add to what we know so far please Contact me!

9th July 1955   USS Siboney CVE-112	
                VS22 Det.58    S2F-1     133087/SL1     133131/SL10      133133/SL8                    
                VS30 Det.58    S2F-1     133179/SW10    133186/SW14      133274/SW16	
                VC33 Det.58    AD-4Q     124047/SS819   124061/SS817 
                VC33 Det.58    AD-3Q     122871/SS818
                HU2 Det 58     HUP-2     129996/UR64 
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06/10/1957	USS FORRESTAL 	CVS-59   CVW-1 (AB) SOUTHAMPTON
              								
	        VAH-1 (AB)	A3D	135894/1*   	 135412/2 	135425/3 	135418/4
                                          135435/5         135436/6	 135438/8
	                                 135439/9    	135420/10	135429/11	135443/12
		VF-14 (AB)	F3H	133611/100	133612/101	133614/103	133615/104
                                    	133617/106	133618/107	133619/108
		                         133620/109	133621/110	133966/111	133967/112	
		VF-84 (AB)	FJ3M	139251/201	139250/202	139249/203	139238/204
                                   	139237/205	139235/206	139234/207
		                         139232/208	139231/209	139230/210	139227/211
                                   	136158/213	136133/214	139224/212		
		VA-15 (AB)	AD6	139656/401	139772/402	139773/403	139774/404
                                   	139775/405	139784/406	139776/407
		                         139778/408	134577/409	139785/410	139781/411
                                   	139782/412	139812/413	135351/414		
		VAW-12 (AB)	AD5W	132736/706	133769/707	132772/708	135149/709	135150/710
		VAW-33 (GD)	AD5N	134999/801	134991/802	132543/803	132571/804
                                   	132556/805	132552/806	132521/807
                                  HU-2(HU)  130028/40                129997/67         
                                                  135894/1*  Some sources state  138964
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09/10/1960	USS SHANGRI-LA	CVA-38  CVW-?(AK)  SOUTHAMPTON								
           
                VF-13	        F4D-1	139050/104	134953/105	139120/106	139032/107
                                   	139204/109	134791/110	139031/111
		                         134827/112	134949/113	139062/116	
		VF-62	        F8U	145376/200	145349/201	145353/202	144431/204
                                  	143816/205	143797/206	144446/207
		                         143813/208	143772/209	143810/210	143775/211
		VA-106	        A4D	144954/300	144962/301	142761/302	145011/303
                                   	145025/304	145026/305	142787/308
		                         144956/309	142781/310	144903/311	142139/312	142724/313	
		VA-176	        AD6	137610/400	139769/401	139770/402	135396/403
                                   	137521/404	139817/405	137505/407
		                         134594/408	137589/409	139775/410	139731/411	139802/412
		VA-12	        A4D	142420/500	142711/501	142126/502	142679/503
                                   	142131/504	142716/507	142129/508
		                         142883/509	142693/510	142694/511	142771/512	142690/513
		VFP-62 Det 44   F8U	146887/907	146889/908					
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12/11/1961	USS ESSEX  CVS-09 SOUTHAMPTON	
								
           	VA-81 (AJ)	A4D2	144927/402	144918/404	144930/406	144951/411
		VAW-33 (AW)	AD5W	132778/835	138582/837	139601/838	139579/841	
		VS-27 (AU)	S2F	136753/00	136615/10	136717/13	136688/14
	                                 136591/15    	136636/16    	136705/19
		                         147556/20	136631/32
		VS-24 (AU)	S2F	136629/12	136405/31	136639/33	136563/34
                                   	136506/35	136614/37	136430/38
		                         147552/39	136482/40	136580/41	147554/42	
		HS-9 (AW)	HSS1	143892/50	143933/51	143876/52	143953/53
                                  	143911/55	143927/58	143903/59
		                         143924/60	143952/61	143916/62	143902/63
                                  	143900/64	143879/66	143907/67		
		HU-2 (HU)	HUP2	130068/5						
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28/02/1962	USS WASP  CVS-18	
								
    to           VS-28 (AS)	S2F	136516/10	136687/11	147551/12	136639/14
07/03/1962                             	136707/15	136583/16	136539/17
		                         136486/18	136605/19	136721/20	136531/21
		VS-31 (AS)	S2F	136702/00	136714/31	136584/33	136572/34
                                   	136733/35	136476/36	136683/38
		                         136747/39	136416/40	136501/41
		VS-31 (AS)	TF1	144726/32						
		HS-11 (AS)	HSS1N	148961/50	147986/51	143950/58	143926/59 
                                          145668/60	143906/61	143954/63	143932/64
		                         143935/65	143920/66	143887/67	145660/68	143957/69
		VA-64 (AF) 	A4D	142836/601	142774/602	142141/605	142726/606	
		VAW-33 (GD)	AD5W	139576/829	135184/839	133762/881	133770/882
		HU-2 (HU)	HUP2	128492/50	"Trans Wasp Airlines"					
		VRC-20	        TF1	136762/CD768	BADLY DAMAGED					
	        Unit ?	        SNB5	67203/	67224/	FOR URGENT NEEDS ONLY AS NOT RECOVERABLE	
                 See QUESTIONS page  re this visit			
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11/07/1964	USS ESSEX 	CVS-09  CVSG-60	
							
         	VS-34 (AW)	S2F	149249/10	148743/11	148747/12	148751/16
	                           	148744/34	133373/23	147884/18	147886/19
                                          147892/22 	149230/14       149250/00	
		VS-39(AW)       S2F	147885/43        148739/40       148744/34        148745/37 
                                          148746/38        149229/31       149231/36        149232/42         
                                          149246/33        149247/35       
		VAW-12   	E1B	
 147230/GE713    147233/GE715    148919/GE706    148923/GD714 
                                          148595	
				
						
		HS-9 (AW)	SH3A	149003/50	149719/52	148976/53	148995/54
                                   	148997/56	151526/58	151524/59       148996/55
		                         149693/61	149928/63	149916/67
                Another report  shows    148976/61, 149693/53,148995/66 and 149915/66.
	
							
		VAW-33 (GD)	A1E	133907 +1 coded 815					
		NO CODES	        A4	142141/	142726/	142836/	147774/	
                
                C-1A 136778 was detached to Thorney Island.
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07/08/1966	USS RANDOLPH	CVS-15(AW)	
								
		VS-34	        S2D	149250/00	149249/10	148743/11	148747/12
                                   	149245/13	148741/14	149255/16	149244/15
		                         149253/17	148748/18	
		VS-39	        S2D	149254/31	148742/32	149246/33
                                   	148744/34	148746/38	148733/41	
		                         149232/42	149247/35	149256/37
		HS-9	        SH3A	149929/50	151531/51	149719/52	149684/53
                                  	149003/57	151526/58	151524/59	
		                         149737/60	149693/61	149927/62	149928/63
                                   	149904/64	149913/65	149915/66	151536/68	
                                          149894/69	
		VAW-121	        E1B	148906/703	148139/725	148141/726	148901/729
		VRC-40	        C1A	146043/043	136759/759
Photo from John Murray.



------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 15/07/1967 USS ESSEX CVS-09 (AT) VS-22 S2D 152823/10 152362/11 152355/12 152356/13 151677/14 151671/15 152359/16 151643/17 151679/18 152348/19 VS-32 S2D 151682/00 152801/31 151681/32 151662/33 151674/34 152799/35 152800/36 152802/37 151678/38 152804/39 HS-5 SH3A 152127/52 152107/53 151552/55 151527/56 152128/57 152130/58 152135/59 152126/60 152136/61 151550/62 152134/63 152131/64 152125/65 151522/66 151555/67 152129/69 *Another report shows 151527/62, 152133/56 ,152132/66 and 151550/65* VAW-121 (GE) E1B 148123/720 148902/730 148904/731 148910/734 VRC-40 C1A 146026/026 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 12/05/1968 USS ESSEX CVS-09 (AW) VS-34 S2E 153664/ 151675/21 153561/34 153562/35 151679/36 153564/37 153565/42 151674/43 151151678/45 151682/46 151662/47 151621/48 VS-39 S2E 153560/00 153559/10 152348/11 151643/12 151671/13 151677/14 152844/15 152843/16 152845/17 VAW-121 GE E1B 148906/707 147219/710 147230/713 147233/715 HS-9 SH3A 152127/50 151531/51 152107/52 152133/53 152126/54 151532/55 151536/56 152128/57 151526/58 152136/59 152129/60 152137/61 152130/62 152135/63 152134/64 152131/65 152146/66 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 08/09/1968 USS WASP CVS-18 CVSG-52 (AS) VS-28 S2E 152367/10 151664/11 151659/12 151658/13 151672/14 149862/15 149872/16 149873/17 149874/20 149875/21 VS-31 S2E 152838/30 151661/32 149867/33 151670/34 149865/35 151676/36 149878/37 152370/40 152798/41 151660/42 HS-11 SH3A 152127/50 152107/52 152133/53 152126/54 152136/55 152132/56 152128/57 152129/60 152137/61 152130/62 152135/63 152134/64 152131/65 149010/70 151553/71 149731/72 151367/ 152123/ 152125/ VAW-121 E1B 147230/703 147236/717 147237/705 148919/706 147213/757 VRC-40 C1A 136764/764 Photo from John Murray.


------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 27/09/1969 USS INDEPENDENCE CV-62 CVW-7 (AG) CV-62 VF-102 F4J 155555/100 155777/101 155538/102 155534/104 155567/105 155539/106 155558/107 155552/110 153886/112 155531/115 VF-33 F4J 155549/200 155529/201 155781/202 155767/203 155556/206 155566/210 155568/211 155553/212 155542/213 155530/214 VA-106 A4C 148515/300 149640/301 147736/302 147727/303 148479/304 147783/305 149635/306 145078/307 149630/310 147754/311 145117/312 149573/313 147768/314 148612/315 VSF-1 A4C 149583/501 147820/502 149547/503 148446/504 149505/505 149506/506 148497/507 145092/510 150581/511 149551/512 148553/513 147765/514 149608/515 149604/516 VA-64 A4C 149491/601 148483/602 149530/603 148452/604 147696/605 148598/606 147830/607 147733/610 148487/611 148533/612 148445/613 145141/614 149591/615 148600/616 VAH-10 KA3B 142238/402 138959/403 142401/406 KA3B (AA) 138944/10(from USS FORRESTAL - CVW-17 ) VAW-122 E2A 152485/720 152481/721 152483/722 152484/723 VAW-121 E1B (AU) 148906/72(from USS YORKTOWN RVAH-12 RA5C 149317/1 149281/2 147861/3 145157/4 151726/5 HC-2 UH2A (HU) 151334/26 152205/30 152206/32 VRC-40 C1A 146018/ 146044/ DETACHED TO HMS DAEDALUS ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 29/11/1969 USS YORKTOWN CVS-10 CVSG-5(6) (AU) VS-24 S2E 153571/10 153576/11 153575/12 152361/13 153572/14 151672/20 153565/21 153569/22 153564/23 152823/24 VS-27 S2E 153566/30 153562/31 153578/32 152350/35 153563/36 153574/40 153561/41 153577/42 151664/43 151676/44 VAW-121 E1B 147213/70 147219/71 147217/75 148913/77 VSF-1 DET10 A4C 145114/01 147710/02 145128/03 148449/04 HS-3 SH3D 154104/51 152692/52 152694/53 152695/54 152699/56 152700/57 152705/60 154119/61 152707/62 152708/63 152709/64 152710/65 152704/66 152703/67 VRC-40 C1A 136778/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 11/09/1971 USS INTREPID CVS-11 CVSG-56 (AU) VS-24 S2E 153576/111 153575/112 152361/113 153571/114 153580/115 152823/116 153572/117 VS-27 S2E 153578/221 152350/222 153574/223 153563/225 152835/226 153561/227 HANGAR 152348/224 VS-31 S2E 152359/333 152841/334 152804/335 HANGaR 153568/331 152354/332 152844/336 152838/337 VAW-121 E1B 148901/771 148905/773 147222/774 148908/775 HANGAR 148906/772 VA-45 DET 11 A4C 147698/661 149498/662 149558/663 HANGAR 148609/664 HS-11 SH3D 152694/551 152695/552 152699/553 152703/554 152707/555 152709/556 152710/557 (VRC-40 C1A 136761/761 136772/772 both detached to Thorney Island) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 04/09/1972 USS INTREPID CVS-11 CVSG-56 (AU) VS-24 S2E 151575/112 153582/113 153579/114 153578/115 153567/116 153561/117 VS-27 S2E 152811/221 153570/224 153573/226 HANGAR 153566/222 153568/223 153571/225 VS-31 S2E 153562/332 153563/333 152841/334 152804/335 152844/336 HANGAR 152805/331 HS-5 SH3D 156490/440 152705/442 156496/446 156485/447 HANGAR 152704/441 152700/443 156492/444 156488/445 HS-11 SH3D 152702/553 152703/554 152707/555 152709/556 HANGAR 152699/552 152710/557 VA-45 DET 1 A4E 152012/662 151040/664 149647/665 HANGAR 150022/661 151028/663 VAW-121 E1B 147213/770 148915/771 148917/773 147231/774 148908/775 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 29/09/1974 USS AMERICA CV66 CVW-8 (AJ) VF-213 (NH) F4J 155882/100 155876/101 155732/102 155563/105 155559/106 155880/107 155575/111 HANGAR 153795/103 155572/104 155881/110 ALL MARKED USS KITTYHAWK - CVW-11 VF-103 (AC) F4J 157279/200 157300/201 157305/203 155863/204 157303/205 157299/206 157281/207 155841/210 157309/211 155516/213 ALL MARKED USS SARATOGA - CVW-3 VA-82 A7C 156748/301 156794/302 156755/303 156795/305 156786/306 156767/307 156757/310 156768/311 156745/312 156746/313 HANGAR 156800/300 156774/304 VA-86 A7E 156789/400 156747/401 156773/402 156772/404 156743/406 156784/407 156791/410 156790/411 156738/413 HANGAR 156788/403 156741/405 156744/412 VA-35 A6A 149948/500 149956/501 151807/504 152607/505 152905/506 152907/507 152923/510 151573/511 152935/512 151802/513 HANGAR 151592//502 151804/503 VA-35 KA6D 151575/520 151579/521 151589/522 152913/523 151783/524 RVAH-1 RA5C 156639/602 156640/603 HANGAR 156617/601 VMCJ-2 (CY) EA6A 156983/610 156981/612 HANGAR 156991/611 158618/614 VAW-126 (AA) E2B 150532/760 149819/761 152484/763 HANGAR 152487/762 ALL MARKED USS FORRESTAL - CVW-17 HC-2 SH3G 148974/003 151532/004 151527/005 VRC-40 C1A 136763/MISS AMERICA 146043/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 14/09/1975 USS NIMITZ - CVN68 CVW-8 (AJ) HS-15 SH3H 151550/000 149701/001 149712/002 149927/003 151528/006 149711/007 HANGAR 151551/005 VMFA-333 F4J 154786/125 155511/127 153848/130 155506/132 155523/133 153903/134 153893/135 153869/136 HANGAR 155520/121 155525/122 VF-31 (AC) F4J 153773/110 HANGAR 155840/105 153809/107 VA-82 A7E 157580/302 159303/303 158841/304 158836/305 159307/307 158820/310 157569/312 HANGAR 159638/301 157571/311 157476/313 VA-86 A7E 159305/401 159308/403 158819/404 158839/405 157573/406 157553/407 158662/410 157510/412 158825/413 HANGAR 159306/402 VA-35 A6E 151807/504 152607/505 152907/507 152923/510 151573/511 152935/512 151802/513 HANGAR 149956/501 VA-35 KA6D 151518//521 152913/523 152592/524 RVAH-9 RA5C HANGER 156628/601 156624/603 VAQ-130 EA6B 158540/610 158542/612 158543/613 HANGAR 158541/611 VAW-116 E2B 151715/711 151718/712 151725/713 HANGAR 150531/710 USS NIMITZ C1A 136752/68

The image below from Lee Snelling , shows the USS Nimitz on one of her several visits to Spithead.




------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 23/11/1975 USS INDEPENDENCE CV-62 CVW-7 (AG) VF-102 F4J 157300/100 157293/101 155869/102 155745/103 157304/104 157305/105 155558/107 157306/110 HANGAR 157309/106 155824/111 155555/112 VF-33 F4J 155863/200 157287/201 155902/202 155542/203 157301/204 155530/206 155746/210 155561/212 HANGAR 155747/207 157307/211 VA-66 A7E 157443/300 159273/301 157449/302 157587/304 158004/305 159268/306 157570/307 159285/310 157566/312 HANGAR 157575/311 157463/314 VA-12 A7E 157472/400 159275/401 156855/402 157574/403 157578/404 159274/405 157581/406 157468/410 158652/411 HANGAR 159281/412 157459/414 VA-65 A6E 158531/500 158532/501 158045/502 158535/504 158537/506 158792/507 158539/510 HANGAR 158534/503 158536/505 VA-65 KA6D 152626/521 152893/523 HANGAR 149945/522 RVAH-13 RA5C 149276/602 HANGAR 156639/601 VAQ-132 EA6B 158806/711 158807/712 158808/713 HANGAR 158805/710 VAW-117 E2B 152484/771 151710/772 152483/774 HANGAR 150533/773 HS-5 SH3D 156484/800 156486/802 156488/803 156491/804 156495/806 HANGAR 156485/801 156492/805 156496/807 (USN C1A 146048/ detached to Mildenhall) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 24/10/1976 USS JOHN F KENNEDY CV-67 CVW-1 (AB) VF-14 F14A 159024/100 159427/101 159017/105 159020/107 159023/110 159019/114 159593/120 159609/121 159597/122 HANGAR 159425/112 159616/123 VF-32 F14A 159009/201 159013/203 159016/205 159022/210 159423/212 159426/214 159612/220 159589/222 159601/223 HANGAR 159015/204 VA-46 A7B 154462/300 154438/301 154505/303 154481/305 154482/307 154502/311 154389/312 154475/313 154388/314 HANGAR 154550/302 VA-72 A7B 154556/400 154493/402 154453/403 154451/404 154395/405 154498/406 154371/411 154368/412 154491/413 HANGAR 154375/407 VA-34 A6E 158043/500 154169/501 158046/502 158047/503 154142/504 151802/506 158532/507 158535/510 HANGAR 158529/505 VA-34 KA6D 151783/520 151581/521 155691/522 152913/523 VFP-63 DET 2 RF8G 146863/601 144607/602 HANGAR 145616/603 VAQ-133 EA6B 158801/611 158803/613 158804/614 HANGAR 158802/612 VS-32 S3A 159751/700 159753/702 159754/703 159755/704 159756/705 159757/706 159758/707 HANGAR 159752/701 159759/710 159760/711 HS-11 SH3D 156498/730 152695/731 152705/732 154117/733 156493/734 156497/735 154118/736 156489/737 VAW-125 E2C 158641/010 159110/011 160009/013 HANGAR 160008/012 Pictures below thanks to Dave Peel.


RF-8G 144607


SH3D 154118


A-7B 154498


F-14A 159593


S-3A 159755 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 23/06/1978 USS NIMITZ - CVN68 CVW-8 (AJ) VF-41 F14A 160379/100 160381/101 160383/102 160385/103 160387/104 160388/105 160398/106 160399/107 160395/114 HANGAR 160400/110 160404/112 VF-84 F14A 160393/200 160380/201 160405/202 160384/203 160390/207 160391/210 160401/211 160394/212 HANGAR 160397/206 VA-82 A7E 159289/300 157580/302 159303/303 157456/305 158824/306 157571/311 159261/313 HANGAR 159301/301 157450/304 159307/307 VA-86 A7E 159305/401 159308/403 159263/405 158667/407 158662/410 158839/411 157510/412 158825/413 HANGAR 159292/400 159306/402 VA-35 A6E 157003/502 155623/503 156997/504 157012/505 157021/506 157013/507 157019/510 HANGAR 155702/500 159906/501 VA-35 KA6D 155691/520 151579/521 151792/522 HANGAR 152927/523 RVAH-5 RA5C 156624/602 156628/603 HANGAR 156610/601 VAQ-135 EA6B 159908/610 159909/611 160433/613 HANGAR 159910/612 VS-24 S3A 160137/700 160138/701 160139/702 160140/703 160141/704 160143/706 160145/707 160147/711 HANGAR 160146/710 159743/712 HS-9 SH3H 148995/731 148999/732 149010/733 148976/734 149898/736 152132/737 HANGAR 149735/730 149717/735 VAW-112 E2B 151708/010 151719/011 152477/012 152478/013 (VRC-40 C1A 136783/68 detached to Lee-on-Solent) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 25/09/1980 USS NIMITZ CVN-68 CVW-8 (AJ) VF-41 F14A 160408/100 160410/101 160402/102 160381/104 161143/106 160385/107 160411/110 160409/111 160404/112 HANGAR 160387/105 VF-84 F14A 160386/200 160414/201 160405/202 160413/203 160384/204 160382/206 160394/212 161138/221 161140/222 HANGAR 161141/223 VA-82 A7E 158025/300 159301/301 157580/302 157456/305 158836/306 159261/313 157480/314 156822/315 HANGAR 159303/303 157493/311 VA-86 A7E 159306/401 158820/402 159308/403 156820/404 157573/406 158662/410 157510/412 158825/413 HANGAR 159292/400 159263/405 VA-35 A6E 155615/500 160996/501 155684/502 157026/503 155703/505 157002/510 157010/511 HANGAR 155718/504 155712/506 VA-35 KA6D 151783/522 154133/523 HANGAR 155691/520 149942/521 VS-24 S3A 160137/700 160138/701 159769/702 159763/703 160150/706 159731/707 160147/711 HANGAR 159734/704 159741/705 159743/712 HS-9 SH3G 152132/730 149898/731 148999/732 149717/735 148995/736 HANGAR 149735/734 HS-1 (AR) SH-3A 148046/728 HANGAR 148970/724 VAW-124 E2C 161094/011 159498/012 158644/013 HANGAR 160418/010 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 25/09/1981 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER CVN-69 CVW-7 (AG) VF-143 F14A 161166/100 161163/101 161155/102 161156/103 161164/104 159604/105 159598/106 159442/107 159595/110 159599/111 159612/112 159455/114 VF-142 F14A 159468/200 159436/201 159452/202 159600/203 159603/204 159607/205 159615/206 159591/207 159606/210 160898/220 160900/221 160905/222 VA-86 A7E 160563/300 157566/301 157582/303 156819/304 158004/305 156806/312 HANGAR 157570/302 157538/306 157449/307 156808/310 157587/314 VA-12 A7E 159274/401 157568/403 157478/404 158652/411 156855/412 156869/413 156868/415 HANGAR 157549/402 156863/405 158835/414 VA-65 A6E 160995/500 161082/503 161083/504 161085/506 161086/510 161087/511 161088/512 HANGAR 160997/501 160998/502 VA-65 KA6D 152919/520 152606/521 149951/522 149954/524 HANGAR 151581/523 VAQ-132 EA6B 161120/604 161242/605 161243/606 VS-31 S3A 160122/700 159771/701 159759/702 159740/703 160121/704 159747/705 160141/707 160125/710 HANGAR 160139/706 160143/711 VAW-121 E2C 160991/011 160992/013 160417/014 HANGAR 160989/012 HS-5 SH3G 149921/730 152119/732 149705/734 152115/735 152137/736 HANGAR 148986/733 HS-1 (AR) SH3G 148987/725 VRC-40 C1A 136769/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 25/09/1982 USS AMERICA CV-66 CVW-1 (AB) VF-102 F14A 159466/100 159458/101 159006/103 159465/104 159439/105 159460/107 159440/110 161283/111 161285/112 161286/113 HANGAR 159447/102 159004/106 VF-33 F14A 159428/201 159426/202 159445/203 159450/204 159589/205 159015/206 159429/207 159427/210 159446/212 159448/214 HANGAR 159425/200 159609/211 VA-46 A7E 160555/300 160556/301 160561/302 160558/304 160560/306 160554/307 HANGAR 160553/303 157481/311 159988/314 VA-72 A7E 160552/400 160549/401 159992/402 159987/405 159995/410 159997/412 160547/413 HANGAR 160551/406 160550/407 159994/411 VA-34 A6E 161231/500 161232/501 159184/502 155643/505 155659/507 154167/511 149953/512 155658/506 HANGAR 149941/503 155656/505 155668/510 VA-34 KA6D 149951/513 152927/515 152606/516 155691/517 HANGAR 152624/514 VAW-123 E2C 158641/600 161097/601 160697/602 159112/603 HANGAR 160698/217 VAQ-135 (AJ) EA6B 158040/604 158543/605 161115/606 161116/607 HS-11 SH3H 149730/611 149934/612 149711/613 152107/615 HANGAR 152124/610 149718/614 VS-32 S3A 159767/701 159753/702 159762/703 158866/705 159757/706 159765/707 159416/710 159760/711 HANGAR 159751/700 159755/704 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 20/06/1983 USS JOHN F KENNEDY CV-67 CVW-3 (AC) VF-11 F14A 159010/100 159025/101 161166/104 159021/105 161163/106 159434/110 159454/112 159610/114 159616/115 HANGAR 159014/102 159438/111 VF-31 F14A 159422/201 159009/202 159437/203 150449/204 159019/206 159020/207 159013/210 161149/212 161150/214 HANGAR 159421/200 161147/211 VA-75 A6E 160997/500 161085/501 157002/502 161660/503 152936/505 159576/506 152933/507 154148/511 HANGAR 158531/504 158790/510 VA-75 KA6D 152934/513 149937/514 152939/515 155597/517 HANGAR 155686/516 VA-85 A6E 155620/540 161084/541 160998/542 161088/543 159900/544 161093/545 161106/546 159895/547 154136/554 152915/556 159574/557 HANGAR 157029/550 161162/553 159183/555 VAW-126 E2C 160418/601 160701/602 159107/603 HANGAR 160011/600 VAQ-137 EA6B 158800/604 158807/606 158816/607 HANGAR 158801/605 HS-7 SH3H 149900/611 152123/612 151550/614 152112/615 HANGAR 151525/610 148980/613 VS-22 S3A 159731/700 160137/702 160141/703 160148/704 159752/705 159420/706 159734/707 160138/710 159766/711 HANGAR 160146/701 CVA67 - COD C1A 136772/ BIG JOHN

The photos below from Gerry Shimbart show ,the USS J F Kennedy on this visit to Spithead.
Individual aircraft are 157029(A-6A),136772(C-1A),159107(E-2C)159752(S-3A)











------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 28/03/1984 USS INDEPENDENCE CV-62 CVW-7 (AG) VF-14 F14A 159618/101 159436/102 159433/103 159431/106 159453/107 159463/110 159597/114 HANGAR 159023/110 159596/111 VF-32 F14A 159444/203 159604/207 161158/211 161159/212 161162/214 161282/215 HANGAR 159423/201 159462/204 159598/205 VA-15 A7E 160738/300 160859/301 159283/303 160869/304 160879/306 159285/307 160865/310 159971/314 HANGAR 159294/302 160873/311 158819/312 VA-87 A7E 160560/400 156807/401 157450/403 156862/404 159653/405 157570/407 157485/410 156832/411 159988/412 HANGAR 160554/406 VA-176 A6E 159178/500 155664/501 158798/502 155719/503 162948/504 158797/505 154140/506 159182/507 157025/511 VA-176 KA6D 151575/513 152592/514 152618/517 HANGAR 154133/515 151581/516 VAW-122 E2C 159494/600 160698/602 160703/603 HANGAR 159105/601 VAQ-131 EA6B 161244/604 160433/605 158650/606 158649/607 HS-15 SH3H 152122/612 152139/615 SH3H 152133/610 152110/613 HANGAR 156501/611 152134/614 VS-28 S3A 159764/700 159418/701 159402/703 160600/704 160601/705 158873/706 160603/710 159741/711 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 04/06/1984 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER - CVN69 CVW-7 (AG) VF-143 F14A 161426/101 161428/102 161430/103 161432/104 161434/105 161437/106 161277/111 161281/112 HANGAR 161425/100 161442/110 VF-142 F14A 161422/200 161427/201 161424/202 161418/203 161429/204 161417/205 161421/210 161438/211 161441/213 HANGAR 161433/206 161440/212 VA-66 A7E 157541/301 160736/302 160718/303 160613/305 158830/306 160719/307 157582/312 HANGAR 157581/300 157571/304 158863/310 VA-12 A7E 157452/400 159274/401 157568/403 156863/404 159264/406 156834/416 HANGAR 157480/402 157587/405 158835/414 157463/415 VA-65 A6E 161676/501 159175/502 157019/503 154167/504 155703/505 154135/506 155589/510 155599/512 HANGAR 151804/500 152930/511 VA-65 KA6D 155604/513 149942/514 151589/515 155588/517 VAW-121 E2C 159498/601 160007/602 VAQ-132 EA6B 161242/605 161245/607 HS-5 SH3H 148049/610 152109/612 149727/614 149725/615 152137/616 HANGAR 152115/613 VS-31 S3A 159771/701 159759/702 160139/706 158863/710 160142/711 HANGAR 159733/700 159768/704 159769/707 HM-19 DET 2(DH) CH53E 161540/439 VRC-40 C1A 136750/ 146051/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 27/09/1985 USS AMERICA CV-66 CVW-1 (AB) VF-102 F14A 159466/100 159458/101 159447/102 159006/103 159459/104 159452/105 159004/106 159589/111 161135/114 VF-33 F14A 161142/200 161151/201 159445/203 159429/207 159427/210 159609/211 159446/212 159448/214 HANGAR 159450/204 159015/206 VA-46 A7E 159974/300 159301/301 160613/302 159660/303 159969/305 158667/306 158004/310 HANGAR 159268/304 158831/311 160865/314 VA-72 A7E 160552/400 160549/401 159997/402 160615/405 160859/410 HANGAR 160547/403 159996/404 160550/407 159640/412 157478/413 VA-34 A6E 161231/500 161679/501 155602/502 158045/504 159314/505 161667/507 152599/511 HANGAR 155651/503 155616/506 152948/510 VA-34 KA6D 151783/513 152939/515 151572/516 HANGAR 152927/514 VAW-123 E2C 161097/600 158641/601 160697/602 HANGAR 161098/603 VAQ-135 EA6B 158029/604 161244/605 161243/607 HANGAR 161115/606 HS-11 SH3H 152128/610 149010/611 149934/612 148997/613 HANGAR 148039/614 156501/615 VS-32 S3A 160145/700 159767/701 159762/703 158866/705 159751/710 159760/711 HANGAR 159753/702 160121/706 159765/707 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 24/09/1987 USS FORRESTAL CV-59 CVW-6 (AE) VF-11 F14A 161873/101 161853/102 161871/103 161857/104 161859/105 161861/106 161863/107 161869/110 161855/111 VF-31 F14A 161850/200 161858/202 161860/203 161862/204 161864/205 161870/206 161866/207 161868/210 161852/211 VA-37 A7E 158663/302 159279/303 160550/306 160736/307 158839/310 158822/311 159969/312 HANGAR 159294/305 VA-105 A7E 160873/400 160869/401 160615/403 157581/404 158827/405 157472/406 HANGAR 160557/402 157569/410 VA-176 A6E 155687/500 158581/501 159182/502 155620/503 154148/505 159183/506 152924/511 HANGAR 154135/507 VA-176 KA6D 155619/514 152618/515 151789/516 HANGAR 151570/517 VAW-122 E2C 161099/601 160418/602 161224/603 HANGER 160702/600 VAQ-132 EA6B 161120/604 158547/605 161775/607 HANGAR 161119/606 HS-15 SH3H 152137/610 149687/611 148042/613 152134/614 HANGAR 152139/612 151550/615 VS-28 S3A 160155/700 159402/703 159393/704 158873/706 1159419/707 HANGAR 160156/701 160153/705 HC-16 (BF) SH3D 156484/402 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 25/09/1988 USS FORRESTAL CV-59 CVW-6 (AE) VF-11 F14A 161873/101 161853/102 161871/103 161857/104 161861/106 161863/107 161869/110 HANGAR 161859/105 161855/111 VF-31 F14A 161850/200 161852/203 161862/204 161864/205 161870/206 161611/207 161868/210 HANGAR 161856/201 161858/202 VA-37 A7E 160617/300 160614/301 158822/302 159294/305 160550/306 159295/307 HANGAR 159967/303 158830/304 158839/310 VA-105 A7E 160873/400 160869/401 160557/402 160615/403 157559/406 157505/407 157569/410 HANGAR 157582/404 158827/405 VA-176 A6E 158045/500 158531/501 159182/502 161093/504 154148/505 159183/506 154135/507 157003/510 VA-176 KA6D 155619/514 152589/515 151814/516 151570/517 HANGAR 152924/511 149957/512 VAW-122 E2C 160702/600 161099/601 161224/603 160418/602 HANGAR 160418/602 VAQ-132 EA6B 161120/604 158547/605 161119/606 HANGAR 161775/607 HS-15 SH3H 152137/610 149687/611 152139/612 148042/613 HANGAR 152133/614 152119/615 VS-28 S3A 160155/700 160156/701 160607/702 160153/705 158873/706 160603/707 HANGAR 159402/703 159393/704 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 08/06/1990 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER CVN-69 CVW-7 (AG) VF-143 F14A 161416/100 161417/101 161441/102 161426/103 161442/104 162916/105 162917/106 163218/110 VF-142 F14A 162926/200 163217/201 162914/202 162922/203 162915/204 161433/205 161427/206 161419/210 HANGAR 161421/207 VFA-136 F18A 162845/300 162444/302 162849/303 162853/304 162426/305 162860/307 162430/310 HANGAR 162411/306 162865/311 162846/312 VFA-131 F18A 162421/400 162436/401 162425/402 162432/403 162423/404 162440/406 162442/407 162394/410 162412/411 162452/412 HANGAR 162438/405 VA-34 A6E 155681/500 155664/502 155710/503 155599/504 158046/505 155678/506 158042/507 162179/510 HANGAR 159183/511 VA-34 KA6D 155583/520 152927/522 155691/523 HANGAR 151579/521 VAW-121 E2C 162800/600 162801/601 162802/602 163024/603 VAQ-140 EA6B 156481/604 162224/606 162225/607 HANGAR 158801/605 HS-5 SH3H 152123/610 152131/611 148997/613 152138/614 152110/615 152108/616 VS-31 S3B 160581/703 159732/710 HANGAR 160604/702 158865/712 HC-4 CH53E 161532/532 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 25/09/1991 USS AMERICA CV-66 CVW-1 (AB) VF-102 F14A 162695/100 162704/102 162696/103 159458/104 160401/105 161866/110 161155/113 HANGAR 161147/111 161280/112 161161/114 VF-33 F14A 60698/202 160399/203 159450/205 161151/206 161142/210 159445/211 161861/212 HANGAR 160381/200 160395/204 160406/207 VFA-82 F18C 163494/302 163442/303 163449/306 163445/307 163456/310 163459/311 HANGAR 163467/300 163448/305 163435/312 VFA-86 F18C 163437/401 163450/403 163451/404 163473/407 163461/410 163478/412 HANGAR 163443/400 163439/402 163458/405 VA-85 A6E 155678/500 161106/501 155664/502 161232/504 161677/512 155710/514 HANGAR 154135/503 152945/510 VA-85 KA6D 151810/521 151814/522 HANGAR 155604/520 155598/523 VAW-123 E2C 162619/600 162801/601 162797/602 162798/603 160008/604 HS-11 SH3G 154101/612 154122/613 152694/614 154103/615 HANGAR 152709/610 154102/611 VAQ-137 EA6B 161779/620 159584/621 162938/624 HANGAR 161348/622 VS-32 S3B 160606/700 159751/701 159766/702 159741/703 1560601/704 159768/707 HANGAR 159745/705 159762/706 26/09/1991 VISITORS XW237/CR 33 SQ PUMA HC1 ZD479/ZS 707 SQ SEA KING HC4 ZF118/ZT 707 SQ SEA KING HC4 ZB648/40 705 SQ GAZELLE HT2 XZ938/45 705 SQ GAZELLE HT2 XW894/52 705 SQ GAZELLE HT2 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 03/06/1994 USS GEORGE WASHINGTON CVN-73 CVW-7 (AG) VF-143 F14A 161416/100 161610/104 161425/105 161870/107 163218/110 163407/111 HANGAR 161441/102 VF-142 F14A 161433/205 161851/206 161440/210 161434/211 HANGAR 161421/202 162923/204 VF-136 F18C 164217/302 164208/304 164206/307 164236/312 HANGAR 164209/300 164202/303 164223/306 164258/311 VF-131 F18C 164212/400 164201/401 164204/404 164225/406 164210/410 164218/412 HANGAR 164226/402 164229/407 VA-34 A6E 152923/500 155653/501 160423/502 155589/503 154159/504 159178/505 151782/506 155629/507 152931/510 152591/524 VAW-121 E2C 159111/602 161547/603 HS-5 SH3 149687/610 156506/613 148043/614 149711/615 VAQ-140 EA6B 163595/620 163888/622 164401/624 HANGAR 163884/621 VS-31 S3B 160138/701 159764/702 159732/703 159769/704 HANGAR 160143/700 158865/705 VQ-6 ES3B 159400/764 159401/766 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 11/07/1996 USS JOHN F KENNEDY CV-67 CVW-8 (AJ) VF-11 F14A 160893/103 160407/106 162603/110 160391/120 HANGAR 161134/114 VF-14 F14A 160687/200 160411/207 158615/212 160396/213 162688/214 HANGAR 162689/203 160908/210 VFA-15 F18C 164643/302 164655/304 164680/311 164631/312 164678/314 HANGAR 164629/301 VFA-87 F18C 164663/403 164644/406 164668/407 HANGAR 164647/402 HS-3 SH60F 164450/610 164451/611 164454/612 164455/613 164099/617 VAQ-141 EA6B 163526/621 163630/623 HANGAR 163049/622 VS-24 S3B 159744/702 159741/704 HANGAR 160153/707 VAW-124 E2C 161099/601 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 13/06/2001 USS ENTERPRISE CVN-65 CVW-8 (AJ) VF-41 F14A 162608/100 161274/101 161856/102 158612/103 158630/104 161615/105 161294/106 161296/111 161626/112 161275/114 HANGAR 161168/111 VF-14 F14A 161279/201 161607/202 162604/203 161863/204 158633/205 158624/206 161292/207 158632/210 161603/211 VFA-15 F/A18C 164627/300 164628/301 164643/302 164646/303 164655/304 164661/305 164691/306 164689/307 164673/310 164678/314 HANGAR 164680/311 164631/312 VFA-87 F/A18C 164675/401 164647/402 164663/403 164671/404 164644/406 164628/407 164632/410 164669/411 164231/414 HANGAR 164687/400 164630/405 164252/412 VAQ-141 EA6B 161350/500 163404/501 163401/502 HANGAR 163886/503 VAW-124 E2C 164108/601 163850/602 163696/603 HANGAR 163540/600 HS-3 SH60F 164451/611 165455/613 HANGAR 164454/610 HS-3 HH60H 165257/614 165115/615 VS-24 S3B 159732/701 158866/702 158871/704 159747/705 160606/706 159766/707 HANGAR 159765/700 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 06/05/2003 USS HARRY S TRUMAN CVN-75 CVW-3 (AC) VF-32 F14B 161810/101 162915/103 163410/104 163216/105 163224/107 162703/110 161428/111 161608/112 161424/114 HANGAR 162916/100 VMFA-115 F18A 163133/200 163137/202 163174/203 163159/204 163145/205 163147/206 163155/207 163156/210 163158/211 163162/212 163168/213 HANGAR 163131/201 VFA-37 F/A18C 165181/300 165177/301 165183/302 165199/303 165182/304 165184/306 165171/307 165175/311 165176/312 165204/314 HANGAR 165179/305 165185/310 VFA-105 F/A18C 164200/400 164261/401 164243/403 164244/404 164238/405 162197/406 164253/407 164246/410 164231/411 164215/412 164235/413 HANGAR 164236/402 VAQ-130 EA6B 163524/501 161347/502 158540/503 HANGAR 163526/500 158811/504 VAQ-130 E2C 163027/600 163026/602 162618/603 HS-7 SH60F 164609/611 164612/612 165116/615 164845/616 HANGAR 164610/610 164453/614 165258/617 VS-22 S3B 159764/700 160148/701 160145/702 160153/703 160588/704 159760/706 160142/707 HANGAR 158873/705 VRC-40 DET 1 C2A 162158/44 162172/57 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 05/07/2004 USS ENTERPRISE CVN-65 CVW-1 (AB) VFA-82 F18C 165201/301 165202/302 165198/303 165206/306 165174/307 165172/310 165197/311 HANGAR 165200/300 165205/305 VFA-86 F18C 163451/402 163433/403 163745/404 163490/405 163733/410 163505/411 163746/414 163459/415 HANGAR 163487/406 163772/412 VAQ-137 EA6B 161884/501 160709/502 HANGAR 158802/500 VAW-123 E2C 163693/600 165299/602 165298/603 HANGAR 165297/601 HS-11 SH60 164800/610 164801/611 164802/612 165116/616 HANGAR 165123/615 VS-32 S3B 160600/700 160151/703 159744/705 159747/706 160125/707 HANGAR 160606/701 159751/702 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 08/04/2005 USS HARRY S TRUMAN CVN-75 CVW-3 (AC) VF-32 F14B 162916/100 161860/101 162692/102 162915/103 163410/104 163216/105 163224/107 162703/110 161428/111 161424/114 VMFA-115 F18A 163133/200 163131/201 163137/202 163142/204 163171/205 163155/207 163167/212 VFA-37 F18C 165183/302 165199/303 165182/304 165179/305 165184/306 165203/307 165175/311 165176/312 VFA-105 F18C 164246/400 164206/402 164243/403 164244/404 164252/405 164197/406 164253/407 164231/411 64215/412 VAQ-130 EA6B 162938/500 163045/501 158801/502 VAW-126 E2C 165507/600 165304/601 165302/603 HANGAR 165508/602 HS-7 SH60F 164609/611 164612/612 164453/614 HH60H 164845/616 165128/617 VS-22 S3B 159750/700 160129/701 160599/704 160140/705 159741/706 VRC-40 DET 5 C2A 162167/46 162155/55 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 03/04/2009 USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT - CVN-71 CVW-8 (AJ) VFA-31 F/A18E 166776/100 166777/101 166778/102 166779/103 166780/104 166781/105 166782/106 166785/111 166786/112 166787/113 HANGAR 166783/107 166784/110 VFA-213 F/A18F 166663/200 166674/201 166679/202 166681/203 166682/204 166683/205 166684/206 166636/210 166637/211 166639/213 HANGAR 166638/212 166640/214 VFA-15 F/A18C 164236/300 164661/305 164671/306 164678/310 164629/311 164648/312 HANGAR 164675/301 164238/302 164646/303 164256/304 VFA-87 F/A18A+ 162886/400 162874/401 162872/402 163107/404 162863/405 162909/406 162847/407 163105/40 163149/411 VAQ-141 EA6B 163526/500 161886/501 158804/502 HANGAR 158542/503 VAW-124 E2C 165299/601 165300/602 HANGAR 164494/603 HS-3 SH60F 164451/611 164104/612 HANGAR 164454/610 164455/613 HH60H 165120/614 163796/616 The two below were not on board having flown off to Lyneham VRC-40 DEt 1 C-2A 162157/47 162175/52 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 27/05/2011 USS GEORGE W BUSH CVN-77 CVW-8 (AJ) VFA-31 F/A18E 166778/102 166779/103 166780/104 166781/105 166782/106 166783/107 166784/110 166785/111 166786/112 166788/113 HANGAR 166776/100 166777/101 VFA-213 F/A18F 166674/201 166679/202 166681/203 166683/205 166684/206 166636/210 166637/211 166638/212 166639/213 166640/214 HANGAR 166663/200 166682/204 VFA-15 F/A18C 164669/301 164238/302 164646/303 164256/304 164661/305 164671/307 164678/310 164630/312 164643/314 HANGAR 164236/300 VFA-87 F/A18A+ 163107/400 162861/401 162872/402 162841/403 162904/404 162909/406 162831/407 163148/410 162902/411 HANGAR 162867/405 VAQ-141 EA18G 166929/501 166930/502 166931/503 166932/504 HANGAR 166928/500 VAW-124 E2C 165300/600 165302/602 164494/603 HANGAR 165299/601 HSC-9 MH60S 167841/612 167842/613 167851/617 HANGAR 167836/610 167834/611 167847/615 HSM-70 HH60H 166536/700 166537/701 166552/706 166554/707 166558/712 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 23-27/03/2015 USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT - CVN-71 CVW-1 (AB) VFA-11 F/A-18F 166628/100 166634/101 166624/102 166625/103 166629/104 166610/105 166631/106 166633/107 166623/110 166626/111 166627/112 VFA-211 F/A-18F 166797/200 166799/201 166805/202 166807/203 166808/204 166809/205 166812/206 166813/207 166814/210 166815/211 166816/212 VFA-136 F/A-18e 166820/300 166821/301 166822/302 166823/303 166824/304 166825/305 166826/306 166827/307 166828/310 166829/311 166818/312 166817/313 VMFA-251 F/A-18C 164902/400 164892/401 164958/402 164975/403 164900/404 164980/405 164964/406 164952/410 164909/411 164973/412 VAQ-137 EA-18G 168266/500 168267/501 168269/502 168270/503 168274/504 VAW-125 E-2D 168592/600 168593/601 168594/602 168594/603 168321/604 HS-11 SH-60F/HH-60H 164800/610(F) 164801/611(F) 164615/612(F) 165115/614(F) 163795/615(H) 165120/616(H) 165256/617(H)

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