Helicopter Strike Maritime Squadron 77
 "Sabrehawks"

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History 

25. September 1987 HSL-47 Established at NAS North Island CA
2. April 2009 HSL-47 was redesignated HSM-77

Tailcodes 

1987 - present TY
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Planes:
1987 - 2009
SH-60B
2009 - present
MH-60R
HSL-47, HSM-77 Deployments 
2. November 2002 - 2. June 2003 CV-64 USS Constallation CVW-2 Det. 4 SH-60B TY 00
3. March 2003 - 5. November 2003  CVN-68 USS Nimitz CVW-11 Det. SH-60B TY 00
15. October 2004 - 4. March 2005 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln CVW-2 Det. SH-60B NE 700
27. February 2006 - 8. August 2007 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln CVW-2 Det. SH-60B NE 700
13 March 2008 - 12. October 2008 CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln CVW-2 Det. SH-60B NE 700
         
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HSL-47, HSM-77 Commanding Officers 
Cdr. J. D. McAree 25. September 1987 9. September 1988
Cdr. D. A. Rannells 9. September 1988 1. September 1989
Cdr. J. C. Boyer 1. September 1989 6 September 1990 
Cdr. T. M. Naple 6. September 1990  16 August 1991
Cdr. R. J. Vernon 16 August 1991 6 November 1992
CDR M. N. Wellman 6 November 1992 10 February 1994
CDR I. P. Fetterman  10 February 1994 25 May 1995
CDR J. R. Campbell 25 May 1995 5 September 1996
CDR L. J. Mccoy 5 September 1996 21 November 1997
CDR T. J. Culora 21 November 1997 3 June 1999
CDR G. S. Smith  3 June 1999 5 October 2000 
CDR C. S. Chessnutt 5 October 2000  7 February 2002
CDR M. J. Ppringle 7 February 2002 8 May 2003
CDR M. K. Hannan  8 May 2003 24 September 2004
CDR F. J. Michael 24 September 2004 8 December 2005
CDR D. E. Boyles 8 December 2005 1 May 2007 
CDR S. P. Malone 1 May 2007  2 July 2008
CDR Jack P. Olive 2 July 2008  
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last update 22. February 2012

written 20. February 2008

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