Attack Squadron 194

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Linage 

1. March 1942 VS-9 Established at NAS Norfolk VA
1. March 1943 VS-9 was redesignated VB-19
1943 VB-19 Disestablished at NAS
15. August 1943 VB-19 Established at NAAS Los Alamitos CA
15. November 1946 VB-19 was redesignated VA-19A
1. September 1948 VA-19A was redesignated VA-194
1. December 1949 VA-194 Disestablished at NAS Alameda CA
 
Planes:
 

 

 

1942 - 1943
S
B2U-1
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1943 - 1944
SBD-3

   
 

 

 

1944 - 1945
SB2C-3

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1945 - 1946
SB2C-5

   
 

 

 

1946- 1949
AD-1, AD-3

 
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VS-9, VB-19, VA-19A, VA-194 Deployments 
VB-19
10. July 1944 - 23. November 1944 CV-16 USS Lexington CVG-19 SB2C-3 ---
December 1944 - 14. December 1944 CVE-1 USS Long Island CVG-19 SB2C-3 ---
11. October 1945 - 3. November 1945 CV-12 USS Hornet CVG-19 SB2C-5 ---
24. January 1946 - 28. January 1946 CV-12 USS Hornet CVG-19 SB2C-5 A 300
18. March 1946 - 3. April 1946 CV-12 USS Hornet CVG-19 SB2C-5 A 300
20. April 1946 - 9. August 1946 CV-36 USS Antietam CVG-19 SB2C-5 A 300
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VB-19, VA-19A, VA-194 Commanding Officers 
LCDR John Yoho 1. March 1942 7. January 1943
? 7. January 1943 ?
LCDR Richard S. McGowan 15. Aug. 1943 24. Oct. 1944
LT Donald F. Banker (acting) 24. Oct. 1944 5. Nov. 1944
LT Price R. Stradley (acting) 5. Nov. 1944 20. Jan. 1945
LT Robert D. Niemeyer 20. Jan. 1945 Aug. 1945
LCDR William H. Craven, Jr. Aug. 1945 6. Jun. 1947
LCDR M. D. Norton, Jr. 6. Jun. 1947  13. Sep. 1947
LCDR W. Denton, Jr.  13. Sep. 1947 24. Aug. 1948
CDR Edwin J. Kroeger 24. Aug. 1948 1. Dec. 1949
 

History 

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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