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Deployments of USS SHANGRI-LA:

Note:
During deployments a VRC (Fleet Tactical Support Squadron) detachment provides carrier-on-board delivery and is embarked aboard the carrier but is no real part of the Air Wing. These detachments are not listed below.

Date of DepartureDate of ReturnCruise BookCVWSquadrons (Aircraft)Tail codeArea of OperationsBattle GroupOperations/ExercisesPorts of Call
March 31, 1947June 16, 1947 CVAG-5VF-5A (F8F-1)
VF-6A
VA-5A (SB2C-5)
VA-6A (TBM-3E/3Q/3J)
SWestern Pacific  
January 5, 1956June 23, 1956
  

ATG-3VF-53 (FJ-3M)
VF-92
VF-122
VC-3 Det. J
VC-6 Det. J
VC-61 Det. J
VC-35 Det. J (AD-5N)
VC-11 Det. J (AD-5W)
HU-1 Det. J
YWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Iwakuni, Japan
Subic Bay, Philippines
Manila, Philippines
Hong Kong
November 13, 1956May 20, 1957
  

CVG-2VF-24 (FJ-3)
VA-63 (F9F-8)
VF-64 (F2H-3)
VA-65 (AD-6)
VAH-6 (AJ-2)
VFP-61 Det. A (F9F-8P)
VA(AW)-35 Det. A (AD-5N)
VAW-11 Det. A (AD-5W)
VX-4 Det. A (F7U-3M)
HU-1 Det. A
MWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Kobe, Japan
Subic Bay, Philippines
Yokohama, Japan
Hong Kong
March 8, 1958November 21, 1958
  

CVG-11VA-156 (F11F-1)
VA-113 (A4D-1)
VF-114 (F3H-2N)
VA-115 (AD-6)
VAH-4 Det. C (A3D-2)
VFP-61 Det. C (F9F-8P)
VA(AW)-35 Det. C (AD-5N)
VAW-11 Det. C(AD-5W)
HU-1 Det. C
NHWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
March 9, 1959October 3, 1959
  

CVG-11VF-111 (F11F-1)
VA-113 (A4D-2)
VF-114 (F3H-2N)
VA-115 (AD-7)
VAH-4 Det. C (A3D-2)
VCP-63 Det. C (F9F-8P)
VAW-11 Det. C (AD-5W)
HU-1 Det. C
NHWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Buckner Bay, Okinawa
Manila, Philippines
Sasebo, Japan
Hong Kong
February 2, 1961May 15, 1961
  

CVG-10VF-13 (F4D-1)
VF-62 (F8U-1)
VA-106 (A4D-2)
VA-176 (AD-6)
VA-46 (A4D-2N)
VMA-225 (A4D-2N)
VFP-62 Det. 44 (F8U-1P)
HU-2 Det.
AKMediterranean  Rota, Spain
Naples, Italy
Cannes, France
Istanbul, Turkey
Rhodes, Greece
Valletta, Malta
Barcelona, Spain
Gibraltar
February 7, 1962August 28, 1962
  

CVG-10VF-13 (F4D-1)
VMF-251 (F8U-1E)
VA-106 (A4D-2)
VA-176 (AD-6)
VA-46 (A4D-2N)
VFP-62 Det. 38 (F8U-1P)
HU-2 Det.
AKMediterranean  Cannes, France
Palermo, Italy
Rhodes, Greece
Athens, Greece
Istanbul, Turkey
Malta
Genoa, Italy
Livorno, Italy
Naples, Italy
Rapallo, Italy
October 1, 1963May 23, 1964 CVG-10VF-13 (F-8E)
VF-62 (F-8E)
VA-106 (A-4C)
VA-176 (A-1H)
VA-46 (A-4C)
VMA-225 (A-4C)
VFP-62 Det. (RF-8A)
VAW-12 Det. (E-1B)
HU-2 Det. (UH-2A)
AKMediterranean   
February 15, 1965September 20, 1965
  

CVW-10VF-13 (F-8E)
VF-62 (F-8E)
VA-106 (A-4C)
VA-176 (A-1H)
VA-46 (A-4C)
VFP-62 Det. (RF-8A)
VAW-12 Det. (E-1B)
HC-2 Det. (UH-2A)
AKMediterranean Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Catania, Sicily, Italy
Augusta Bay, Sicily, Italy
Valletta, Malta
Taranto, Italy
Istanbul, Turkey
Rhodes, Greece
Naples, Italy
Copabia Bay, Corsica, France
Marseilles, France
Livorno, Italy
Cannes, France
Genoa, Italy
Asinara Bay, Sicily, Italy
Palma, Mallorca, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
September 29, 1966May 20, 1967
  

CVW-8VF-13 (F-8D)
VF-62 (F-8D)
VA-83 (A-4C)
VA-81 (A-4C)
VSF-1 (A-4B)
VAH-10 Det. (KA-3B)
VFP-62 Det. 38 (RF-8G)
VAW-12 Det. (E-1B)
HC-2 Det. (UH-2A/B)
AJMediterranean  Naples, Italy
Malta
Istanbul, Turkey
Athens, Greece
Taranto, Italy
Toulon, France
Marseilles, France
Genoa, Italy
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Palermo, Italy
Barcelona, Spain
November 15, 1967August 4, 1968
  

CVW-8VF-13 (F-8C)
VF-62 (F-8D)
VA-83 (A-4C)
VA-81 (A-4C)
VA-95 (A-4B)
VAH-10 Det. (KA-3B)
VFP-62 Det. (RF-8G)
VAW-121 Det. (E-1B)
HC-2 Det. (UH-2A/B)
AJMediterranean  Malta
Naples, Italy
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Rhodes, Greece
Athens, Greece
Palermo, Italy
Barcelona, Spain
La Spezia, Italy
January 7, 1969July 29, 1969
  

CVW-8VF-13 (F-8J)
VF-62 (F-8J)
VA-172 (A-4C)
VA-12 (A-4C)
VA-72 (A-4B)
VAH-10 Det. (KA-3B)
VAQ-33 Det. (EA-1F)
VFP-62 Det. 38 (RF-8G)
VAW-121 Det. (E-1B)
HC-2 Det. (UH-2A/B)
AJMediterranean  Barcelona, Spain
Cannes, France
Naples, Italy
Athens, Greece
Malta
March 5, 1970December 17, 1970
  

CVW-8VF-111 (F-8H)
VF-162 (F-8H)
VA-172 (A-4C)
VA-12 (A-4C)
VA-152 (A-4E)
VAQ-129
VFP-63 Det. 38 (RF-8G)
VAW-121 Det. 38 (E-1B)
HC-2 Det. 38 (UH-2C)
AJVietnam  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Subic Bay, Philippines
Danang, South Vietnam
Yokosuka, Japan
Manila, Philippines
Hong Kong
Sydney, Australia
Wellington, New Zealand




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