CHAPTER XLIV to XLV

 

Coral Sea (CV-43), former CVA-43, CVB-43 & CV-42

Commanding Officers and Home Port Assignments

XLIV

 

Commanding Officers - Date Assumed Command – All with the Rank of Captain

CAPT Aaron P. Storrs, III

1 October 1947 – 11 August 1948

CAPT Frank Willis Ault

18 February 1966 – 18 March 1967

CAPT Aurelius B. Vosseller

11 August 1948 – 11 July 1949

CAPT William Henley Shawcross

18 March 1967 – 2 March 1968

CAPT Robert Goldthwaite

11 July 1949 – 29 April 1950

CAPT James Ferris

2 March 1968 – 16 May 1969

CAPT Frederick M. Trapnell

29 April 1950 – 12 February 1951

CAPT Samuel G. Gorsline, Jr.

16 May 1969 – 16 October 1970

CAPT James S. Russell

12 February 1951 – 10 February 1952

CAPT Wesley L. McDonald

16 October 1970 – 7 September 1971

CAPT Robert B. Pirie

10 February 1952 – 7 November 1952

CAPT William H. Harris

7 September 1971 – 2 November 1972

CAPT Herbert D. Riley

7 November 1952 – 10 August 1953

CAPT Paul A. Peck

2 November 1972 – 25 January 1974

CAPT Henry H. Caldwell

10 August 1953 – 14 June 1954

CAPT Thomas Stevenson Rogers, Jr.

25 January 1974 – 18 July 1975

CAPT Harry E. Sears

14 June 1954 – 22 December 1954

CAPT Joseph Francis Frick

18 July 1975 – 1 March 1977

CAPT David L. McDonald

22 December 1954 – 17 October 1955

CAPT George Alfred Aitcheson, Jr.

1 March 1977 – 3 June 1978

CAPT William Ellis Gentner, Jr.

17 October 1955 – 10 October 1956

CAPT Stanley Roger Arthur

3 June 1978 – 22 December 1979

CAPT Joseph Abraham Jaap

10 October 1956 – 24 April 1957

CAPT Richard Michael Dunleavy

22 December 1979 – 2 July 1981

CAPT James Seton Gray, Jr.

25 January 1960 – 5 December 1960

CAPT Jerome Lamarr ("Jerry") Johnson

2 July 1981 – 1 October 1983

CAPT John Joseph Lynch

5 December 1960 – 1 November 1961

CAPT Jeremy Dolph ("Bear") Taylor

1 October 1983 – 31 August 1984

CAPT Maurice Franklin ("Mickey") Weisner

1 November 1961 – 23 July 1962

CAPT Robert Eugene ("Gene") Tucker

31 August 1984 – 21 May 1985

CAPT Robert Martin Elder

23 July 1962 – 13 February 1963

CAPT Robert Harvey Ferguson

21 May 1985 – 23 February 1987

CAPT Charles Eugene Roemer

13 February 1963 – 16 February 1964

CAPT Bruce Barton Bremner

23 February 1987 – 22 June 1988

CAPT Pierre Numa Charbonnet, Jr.

16 February 1964 – 15 January 1965

CAPT Lloyd Edward Allen, Jr.

22 June 1988 – 30 April 1990

CAPT George Louis Cassell

15 January 1965 – 18 February 1966

 

Ref. 35A

 

Coral Sea (CV-43), former CVA-43, CVB-43 & CV-42

Commanding Officers and Home Port Assignments

 

Home Port Assignments

 

USS Coral Sea (CV-43) became part of the Atlantic Fleet Command and operated under the direction of the 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea. Norfolk, Va. from 1 October 1947 to 26 February to 15 April 1957).

“On 15 April 1957, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) arrived Bremerton, Washington, with Captain Joseph Abraham Jaap, USNA, as Commanding Officer, ending her first Southern Atlantic, cruise around Cape Horn, operating with the U.S. Atlantic Command (USLANTCOM) (Atlantic Fleet) under the direction of the 2nd Fleet, steaming through the Southern and Easter Pacific to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington for her first modernization, SCB 110A conversion ordered for all three Midway-class carriers, making port of calls at  Santos, Brazil; Valparaiso, Chile; and Balboa, Canal Zone, C.Z., completing nine tours of duty in the Mediterranean Sea operating with the 6 th Fleet (7 June 1948 to 13 August 1956); reclassified hull classification symbol CVA-43 on 1 October 1952. Her 11th Foreign Water Fleet Deployment (FWFD) since her commission on 1 October 1947 (26 February to 15 April 1957)” (Ref. 1-Coral Sea, 34 & 72).

Conducted her first modernization, SCB 110A from 16 April 1957 to 25 January 1960 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington. Recommissioned on 25 January 1960.

On 1 April 1960, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) arrived her new home port, Naval Air Station, Alameda, California, ending her transit from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington via Vancouver, B.C., with Captain James S. Gray Jr., a former XO of the ship, in command, making a port visit at Vancouver, B. C. from 18 to 22 March 1960, upon completion of sea trials and a post-overhaul inspection and survey evaluation, commencing once recommissioned at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington upon completion of her 1st SCB 110A conversion (11 March 1960 to 1 April 1960), decommissioned 24 April 1957; reclassified hull classification symbol CVA-43 on 1 October 1952. Her first Cruise since her 1st SCB 110A conversion (11 March to 1 April 1960); making 11 deployments in foreign waters since her commission 1 October 1947 (11 March to 1 April 1960)” (Ref.1-Coral Sea, 2-USS Coral Sea “Welcome Aboard” brochure, 34, 35 and 72).

Returning to Puget Sound Naval Ship Yard, Bremerton, Wa. on 7 July 1960, the Coral Sea commenced a scheduled six-week Post-Conversion Availability” (Ref. 43).

Following minor repairs and alterations at San Francisco Naval Shipyard, Hunter's Point, Coral Sea (CVA-43) visited San Diego, Ca. for naval aviation 50th anniversary on 18 August 1961, the largest ship of the time to enter that port. Coral Sea (CVA-43) operated off the coast of California upon her return from her first “WestPac” (Ref. 43).

Naval Air Station, Alameda, California from 15 August or so to 18 August 1961.

Coral Sea (CVA-43) completed overhaul period at Hunters Point Naval Ship Yard San Francisco, Ca. from 8 September 1962 to 21 December 1962” (Ref. 34 & 1275U7).

Naval Air Station, Alameda, California from 21 December 1962 to 23 February 1967.

Two months of restricted availability followed the Coral Sea (CVA-43) at Hunters Point Naval Ship Yard, San Francisco, Calif. beginning after 23 February 1967” (Ref. 34 and 43).

“Following a brief stop at NAS Alameda, Ca. on 2 July 1970, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) headed for Hunter’s Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, Ca., where the ship underwent a $44-million extensive overall. Among the work performed: improved habitability, the installation of a Navy Tactical Data System, elevator improvements, and other repairs” (Ref. 2-USS Coral Sea “Welcome Aboard” brochure & 43).

“After returning to the Bay area upon completion of an overall at Hunter’s Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, Calif. on 1 June 1971, Coral Sea set yet another record for Alameda carriers when the crew donated more than 500 units of blood in a local drive. Work included a number of improvements in habitability, a new NTDS (Navy Tactical Data System) computer package, elevator improvements and many other innovations and repair” (Ref. 2-USS Coral Sea “Welcome Aboard” brochure).

Naval Air Station, Alameda, California from 1 June 1971 to 17 July 1972.

“At the completion of the Coral Sea (CVA-43) overhaul at Hunter's Point, San Francisco, Calif. commencing shortly after arrival from her last combat tour of duty on 17 July 1972 to late October 1972” (Ref.1-Coral Sea, 2-USS Coral Sea “Welcome Aboard” brochure, 34, 35 & 72).

Naval Air Station, Alameda, California from late October 1972 to 31 January 1975.

Coral Sea (CVA-43) departed Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash. on 26 April 1976 to rejoin the Pacific Fleet, completing one of the most extensive carrier overhauls ever undertaken (14 months), enabling her to carry the Navy's newest air supremacy fighter, the F-14A Tomcat, and the S-3A Viking, a submarine hunter; reclassifying to CV-43 on 1 July 1975; departing San Diego, Calif. for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, to undergo one of the most extensive carrier overhauls ever undertaken 31 January 1975.

Naval Air Station, Alameda, California from 26 April 1976 to 8 February 1979.

“The Coral Sea (CV-43) completed $80,000,000 11 month overhaul at Puget Sound Naval Ship Yard, Bremerton, Washington and sailed for Alameda, Ca. 8 February 1979, arriving the next day; underwent overhaul on 6 March 1978, during which the last of her 5-inch battery and all gun directors were removed (Ref.1-Coral Sea, 2-USS Coral Sea “Welcome Aboard” brochure, 34, 35 and 72).

Naval Air Station, Alameda, California from 8 February 1979 to 21 March to 12 September 1983.

 “USS Coral Sea (CV-43) with Captain Roy Cash, Commander, Carrier Air Wing 14

(CVW-14) (tail code NK) and Rear Admiral Paul F. McCarthy, Jr., Commander Carrier Group One and Rear Admiral K. E. Moranville, Commander Carrier Group Four (onboard together or relieved by COMCARGRU FOUR) embarked departed Alameda, California 21 March 1983, on her home port transfer to Norfolk, Va., with Captain Johnson, Jerome L. in command and Captain L. H. Price, Executive Officer. on her 15th “WestPac” deployment, operating with the Pacific Fleet (25 January 1960 to Present) and tour of duty with the 7th Fleet, on her third Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea deployment, on her first World Tour, her first Gulf of Aden, Red Sea and Suez Canal transit her tenth voyage in the Mediterranean Sea, and Global Plate Change on her third cruise to the Caribbean Sea (first two under the direction of the 6th Fleet). Prior to her deployment underwent a cycle of upkeep and local operations that would carry her into the following year while 1982 saw a cycle of upkeep and local operations during which time Hollywood used Coral Sea as a movie "prop" in filming of portions of the motion picture "The Right Stuff in July 1982, about early astronauts articles and Coral Sea and CVW-14 were written about in magazines like HOOK Summer (82 - 31 October 1981) “CVW-14/CV-43 RETURNS FROM WESTPAC” and San Francisco, and the 81-82 Cruise Book illuminated “THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF CORAL SEA; reclassified CV-43 on 30 June 1975; involved in two Vietnam Peace Coast Patrol Cruises, ending with Operation Frequent Wind, the evacuation of Saigon on 28 April 1975 during the evacuation of the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh on 12 April 1975 in Operation Eagle Pull, while her first Vietnam Peace Coast Patrol Cruise was during Operation Homecoming (9 March 1973 to 11 August 1973), following six Vietnam War Combat Cruises during the Vietnam Conflict/War (1 November 1965 to 17 July 1972), completing her 1st & 2nd Vietnam Expeditionary Force (VEF) deployments during her 1st & 2nd WestPac,” (first CVA in the Bering Sea during 12 December 1961 to 17 July 1962 deployment). She will under go her 15th Foreign Water Fleet Deployment (FWFD) since her visit to Vancouver, B.C. (18 to 22 March 1960) when she deployed from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington upon completion of sea trials and a post-overhaul inspection and survey evaluation, commencing once recommissioned, following SCB 110A conversion (16 April 1957 to 25 January 1960), decommissioned 24 April 1957, completing nine tours of duty in the Mediterranean Sea operating with the 6th Fleet (7 June 1948 to 13 August 1956); reclassified hull classification symbol CVA-43 on 1 October 1952. She will under go her 26th deployment since her commission on 1 October 1947” (Ref.1-Coral Sea, 2-USS Coral Sea “Welcome Aboard” brochure, 34, 35, 72, 1275Y5, 1275Y6 & 1275Y8-/8).

 

World Cruise Book 1983 - Ref. 1275Y

World Cruise port of call dates - Ref. 1275Y1

The Cruise and Ports of Call - Ref. 1275Y7

USS Coral Sea (CV-43) Cruise Statists - Ref. 1275Y9

Command and Staff - Ref. 1275Y2

Captain J. D. “Beer” Taylor, CO, USS Coral Sea (CV-43) - Ref. 1275Y3

 

USS CORAL SEA (CV-43) with CVW-14 (NK)

(21 March to 12 September 1983)

Norfolk, Va. from 12 September to 17 October 1983.

The Coral Sea (CV-43) conducted a 15-month complex overhaul involving repairs and alterations to the ship at Norfolk, Va. Navy Yard from 17 October 1983 to 18 January 1985. Included in the package were all of the equipment required to operate F/A-18s -two large Mk 7 jet blast deflectors, flush deck nose gear launch, catapult mods, rotary launch valves and avionics support equipment. The latest electronics SPS-48 and SPS-49, air search radars were also fitted to enable her to operate to the end of the decade ($186 mil). (Combat systems and catapult specifications at date (WI-185) were completed 18 January 1985).

Norfolk, Va. from 18 January 1985 to 12 April 1985.

The Coral Sea (CV-43) conducted a drydocking for hull repairs commencing upon return to Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Va. on 12 April 1985 ($11 million collision), concluding a training voyage in the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba AOR, pulling for repairs at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba after colliding with the Ecuadorean tanker NAPO during air operations 45 miles southeast of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on 12 April 1985. A 30-foot hole in the carrier's bow is punched in and some radar and communications equipment is damaged. The NAPO is holed above the waterline and spills 7,600 barrels of oil before reaching Guantanamo for repairs. Eleven aircraft airborne at the time of the accident are diverted to Guantanamo Bay (Ref.1-Coral Sea, 2-USS Coral Sea “Welcome Aboard” brochure, 34, 35, 43, 72 & 85A).

“A formal investigation later blames the Commanding Officer of the CORAL SEA for the incident, saying he "used poor judgment in electing to be absent from the bridge during the entire launch and recovery cycle...with a Soviet vessel within 1,500 yards and with other vessels well within" the closest point of approach limits the captain had established” (Ref. 84A).

Norfolk, Va. from late April 1985 to June 1986.

Coral Sea entered Norfolk Naval Shipyard in June 1986 for an extensive Ship’s Restricted Availability which ended several months later” (Ref. 1275Z13).

Norfolk, Va. from August 1986 to 1 November 1990.

“The Coral Sea (CV-43) was towed from Norfolk Naval Ship Yard to Philadelphia for parts salvage 1 November 1990” (Ref. 34).

 

 

USS Coral Sea (CV-43) DEPLOYMENT AND TOUR OF DUTY DATES

19/01/48 - 30/09/89

CHAPTER XLV

 

DEPLOYMENT

DATES

6th or 7th FLEET

 

FOREIGN WATER

DEP.

     AIR

   WING

 TAIL

CODE

TOURS OF DUTY

Days at Sea Fleet D. No.

6th Fleet

19/01/48 – 05/04/48

 1st / Shakedown

CVGB-5

   C

Cuba & Panamá Canal

Training

78-days

6th Fleet

07/06/48 – 06/0848

 2nd

 CVEG-2

   R

1st - Med Midshipmen

63-days

6th Fleet

03/05/49 – 26/09/49

 3rd

 CVG-2

   M

2nd - Med 

Europe

147-days

6th Fleet

09/09/50 – 01/02/51

 4th

 CVG-17

   R

3rd  - Med 6/26/1950 Korean War Started 

Korean War Started 

Europe

146-days

6th Fleet

20/03/51 – 06/10/51

 5th

 CVG-1

   T

4th  - Med Korean War Continues 

Korean War Continues 

Europe

201-days

6th Fleet

19/04/52 – 12/10/52

 6th

 CVG-4

   F

5th  - Med Korean War

Continues 

Korean War Continues 

Europe

177-days

6th Fleet

26/04/53 – 21/10/53

 7th

 CVG-8

   E

6th  - Med 06/27/1953 Korean War Ended 

Korean War Continues 

Europe

179-days

6th Fleet

07/07/54 – 20/12/54

 8th

 CVG-10

   P

7th  - Med 

Europe

167-days

6th Fleet

23/03/55 – 29/09/55

 9th

 CVG-17

   R

8th  - Med 

Europe

209-days

            

6th Fleet

13/08/56 - 11/02/57

 10th

 CVG-10

   P

9th - Med/Egyptian Suez

Crisis

Europe

183-days

6th Fleet

26/02/57 - 15/04/57

 11th

       ?

   ?

Southern Atlantic Southern & Western Pacific Cruise

Home Port transfer to the West Coast

49-days

Pacific

00/03/60–01/04/60

Cruise

       ?

   ?

Vancouver, B. C.

Cruise

7th Fleet

19/09/60 - 27/05/61

 12th

CVG-15

   NL

1st WestPac

1st VEF

1st South China Sea

Vietnam

251-days

7th Fleet

12/12/61 - 17/07/62

 13th

CVG-15

   NL

2nd WestPac

2nd VEF

2nd South China Sea - first  CVA in the Bering Sea

Vietnam

149-days first  CVA in the Bering Sea

 

 

7th Fleet

03/04/63 - 25/11/63

 14th

CVG-15

   NL

3rd WestPac / N/A

Australia –

Southern Indian Ocean

Australia

237-days

7th Fleet

07/12/64 - 01/11/65

 15th

CVW-15

   NL

4th WestPac

1st Combat Cruise

3rd South China Sea

Vietnam Conflict/War

330-days

7th Fleet

 29/07/66 - 23/02/67

 16th

CVW-2

   NE

5th WestPac

2nd Combat Cruise

4th South China Sea

Vietnam Conflict/War

210-days

 

7th Fleet

 26/07/67-06/04/68

 17th

CVW-15

   NL

6th WestPac

3rd Combat Cruise

5th South China Sea

Vietnam Conflict/War

256-days

7th Fleet

 07/09/68-18/04/69

 18th

CVW-15

   NL

7th WestPac

4th Combat Cruise

6th South China Sea

Vietnam Conflict/War

224-days

7th Fleet

23/09/69-01/07/70

 19th

CVW-15

   NL

8th WestPac

5th Combat Cruise

7th South China Sea

Vietnam Conflict/War

282-days

 

7th Fleet

12/11/71-17/07/72

 20th

CVW-15

   NL

9th WestPac

6th Combat Cruise

8th South China Sea

Vietnam Conflict/War

249-days

7th Fleet

 09/03/73-08/11/73

21st  - Operation Homecoming,

repatriation of U.S. POWs

CVW-15

   NL

10th WestPac & First Vietnam peace coast patrol cruise in the South China Sea

 

Vietnam Conflict

245-days

 

 

 

7th Fleet

05/12//74 - 02/07/75

 

22nd  - Evacuation of Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh 12 April 1975

CVW-15

   NL

11th WestPac

South China Sea (Operation Eagle Pull & Operation Frequent Wind)

Vietnam Conflict

210-days

7th Fleet

15/02/77 – 05/10/77

 23rd

CVW-15

   NL

12th WestPac

Yellow Sea

23rd

233-days

7th Fleet

13/11/79 – 11/06/80

 24th

CVW-14

   NK

13th WestPac

Indian Ocean & North Arabian Sea Iran Hostage crisis

Operation Evening Light and Eagle Claw

Cheju-Do Islands in the  Sea of Japan

Indian Ocean

212-days

 

7th Fleet

20/08/81 – 23/03/82

 25th

CVW-14

   NK

14th WestPac

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean

216-days

6th & 7th Fleet

21/03/83 - 12/09/83

26th – Global Plate Change

third  cruise to

the Caribbean

Sea

CVW-14

   NK

15th WestPac

World Tour, first Mediterranean tour with (6th Fleet) while with the 7th Fleet, third tour in the Indian Ocean & Arabian Sea, her first Gulf of Aden, Red Sea and Suez Canal

Transit

Home Port

transfer to the East

Coast

Middle East

176-days

 

6th Fleet

01/10/85 – 19/05/86                              Exercise Dasix ‘85

Attain Document I, II & III in the Gulf of Sidra, Libya - Operation Eldorado Canyon

 

Final Carrier launching of a Navy fleet F-4S Phantom II

 27th

 

CVW-13

    AK

2nd Mediterranean Cruise since her reassignment to the 6th Fleet in the Atlantic upon arrival in the 6th Fleet Area, arriving on a World Cruise via the Suez Canal and Med on 12 September 1983, her 10th Med Deployment, having completed nine tours of duty in the Med (7 June 1948 to 13 August 1956) prior to her 1st conversion (25

January 1960) and now her 11th Med tour with either 6th or 7th Fleet (Attain Document I-III), while during her 10th Med Deployment she visited three ports in the 6th Fleet Area.

Europe

231-days

6th Fleet

19/09/87 – 28/03/88

 28th

CVW-13

    AK

3rd Mediterranean cruise since her reassignment to the 6th Fleet in the Atlantic upon arrival in the 6th Fleet Area, arriving on a World Cruise via the Suez Canal and Med on 12 September 1983, her 10th Med Deployment

Europe

182-days

6th Fleet

19 April 1989

USS Iowa (BB-61)

Suffered an explosion in the battleship's number two-gun turret in which 47 crew members were killed.

Cuba and Panama Canal - Fourth

Caribbean

Sea cruise -

CVW-13

    AK

Coral Sea dispatched

surgical team and

medical supplies. VC-8, using SH-3G helicopters, also performed medevac and logistical support

to Iowa.

South America

6th Fleet

31/05/89 – 30/09/89

29th - Evacuation of the American Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon

CVW-13

    AK

4th Mediterranean cruise since her reassignment to the 6th Fleet in the Atlantic upon arrival in the 6th Fleet Area, arriving on a World Cruise via the Suez Canal and Med on 12 September 1983, her 10th Med Deployment, having completed nine tours of duty in the Med (7 June 1948 to 13 August 1956) prior to her 1st conversion (25 January 1960) or 13th Med tour with either 6th or 7th Fleet.

Europe

123-days

 

Yankee Station - Of the 591 POWs released during Operation Homecoming, 145 were Navy personnel, all but one of whom were Naval Aviation personnel. Frequent Wind involved the evacuation of American citizens from the capital of South Vietnam under heavy attack from the invading forces of North Vietnam.

27th – Palestinian Liberation Front hijacked the Italian luxury liner, Achille Lauro - Bomb exploded on board a Trans World Airways flight en route to Athens from Rome, killing four American citizens – Air Attacks against Libya (Attain Document). Exercise Dasix ’85 - Attain Document I, II & III in the Gulf of Sidra, Libya - Air Attacks against Libya (Palestinian Liberation Front hijacked the Italian luxury liner, Achille Lauro – Bomb exploded on board a Trans World Airways flight en route to Athens from Rome, killing four American citizens) - Operation Eldorado Canyon

Total Foreign Water Fleet Deployments (FWFD’s) = 29 and 5,615 FWFD days

 

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 USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

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