Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 33
 "Avengers", "Firebirds", "Night Hawks"

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History 

13. May 1949 VC-33 Established at NAS
2. July 1956 VC-33 Redesignated VA(AW)-33 
30. July 1959 VA(AW)-33 Redesignated VAW-33 
1. February 1968 VAW-33 Redesignated VAQ-33 
1. October 1993 VAQ-33 Disestablished at NAS Key West FL

 

Tailcodes 

1949 - 1956 SS
1956 - 1993 GD
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Planes:
 

F3D-2
1952 - 1953

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1955 - 1966
AD-5N (EA-1F)

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1955 - 1973
AD-5W (EA-1E)

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1970 - 1989
KA-3B

 
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VC-33, VA(AW)-33, VAW-33, VAQ-33 Deployments 
VC-33
12. September 1949 - 22. November 1949 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-1 Det. AD-4N SS 00
24. August 1950 - 11. November 1950 CV-21 USS Boxer CVG-2 Det. A AD-4N SS 00
6. September 1950 - 3. February 1951 CV-32 USS Leyte CVG-3 Det. 3 AD-3N SS 00
9.  September 1950 - 1. February 1951 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-17 Det. AD-4N, Q SS 800
10. Janaury 1951 - 17. May 1951 CVB-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVG-6 Det.  ? SS 00
16. January 1951 - 20. July 1951 CV-36 USS Antietam CVG-8 Det.  ? SS 00
3. September 1951 - 21. December 1951 CV-32 USS Leyte CVG-3 Det. AD-4N SS 00
28. November 1951 - 11. June 1952 CV-40 USS Tarawa CVG-8 Det. 32 AD-4N SS 800
6. January 1952 - 28. February 1952 CV-18 USS Wasp CVG-1 Det. AD-4N SS 800
9. Janaury 1952 - 5. May 1952 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-6 Det. AD-4N SS 800
19. April 1952 - 12. October 1952 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-4 Det. 6 AD-4N SS 800
20. May 1952 - 8. January 1953 CV-31 USS Bon Homme Richard CVG-7 Det. 41 AD-4N SS 00
24. May 1952 - 11. October 1952 CV-18 USS Wasp CVG-1 Det. 38 AD-4N SS 800
26. August 1952 - 19. December 1952 CVB-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-17 Det. AD-4N SS 00
26. August 1952 - 8. October 1952 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-6 Det. AD-4N SS 800
29. August 1952 - 4. February 1953 CV-32 USS Leyte CVG-3 Det.  AD-4N SS 00
1. December 1952 - 19. May 1953 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-6 Det. AD-4N SS 800
7. January 1953 - 3. July 1953 CVA-40 USS Tarawa CVG-10 Det. 32 AD-4N, Q SS 800
26. April 1953 - 4. December 1953 CVA-39 USS Lake Champlain CVG-4 Det. 44 AD-4N SS 800
26. April 1953 - 21. October 1953 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-8 Det. 6 AD-4N / 3Q SS 800
11. June 1953 - 3. December 1953 CVA-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt. CVG-1 Det. 7 AD-4N SS 800
August 1953 - November 1953 CVA-15 USS Randolph CVG-10 Det. 36 AD-4N, Q SS 800
16. September 1953 - 1. May 1954 CVA-18 USS Wasp CVG-17 Det. 48 AD-4N SS 800
16. September 1953 - 21. February 1954 CVA-20 USS Bennington CVG-7 Det. AD-4Q SS 800
12. November 1953 - 19. August 1954 CVA-40 USS Tarawa CVG-3 Det. 32 AD-4N SS 800
18. November 1953 - December 1953 CVA-12 USS Hornet ATG-181 Det. 57 AD-4N SS 800
4. January 1954 - 4. August 1954 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-6 Det. AD-4N SS 800
6. January 1954 - 1. March 1954 CVA-12 USS Hornet ATG-181 Det. 57 AD-4N SS 800
3. February 1954 - 4. August 1954 CV-15 USS Randolph CVG-14 Det. AD-4N SS 800
7. July 1954 - 20. December 1954 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-10 Det. 31 AD-4N SS 800
September 1954 - November 1954 CVA-11 USS Intrepid ATG-201 Det. AD-4N SS 800
27. December 1954 - 14. July 1955 CVA-41 USS Midway CVG-1 Det. 35 AD-4N SS 800
30. November 1954 - 18. June 1955 CVA-15 USS Randolph ATG-181 Det. 36 AD-4N B 800
5. April 1955 - 29. September 1955 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-17 Det. 31 AD-5N / -3Q SS 800
4. May 1955 - 10. December 1955 CVA-12 USS Hornet CVG-7 Det. 32 AD-5N SS 00
28. May 1955 - 22. November 1955 CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-4 Det. 33 AD-4N SS 800
31. Oktober 1955 - 16. April 1956 CVA-20 USS Bennington ATG-201 Det. 30 AD-5N SS 800
4. November 1955 - 1. August 1956 CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga CVG-3 Det. 39 AD-5N SS 800
January 1956 - 9. March 1956 CVA-15 USS Randolph ATG-202 Det. 36 AD-5N SS 800
24. January 1956 - 31. March 1956 CVA-59 USS Forrestal ATG-181 Det. 42 AD-5N SS 800
12. March 1956 - 5. September 1956  CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-8 Det. 33 AD-5N SS 800
VA-(AW)-33
14. July 1956 - 19. February 1957 CVA-15 USS Randolph ATG-202 Det. 36 AD-5N SS 800
18. August 1956 - 15. October 1956 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-4 Det.43 AD-5N SS 800
9. August 1956 - 25. October 1956 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-17 Det. AD-5N / -3Q SS 800
13. August 1956 - 11. February 1957 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-10 Det. 31 AD-5N SS 800
15. October 1956 - 22. May 1957 CVA-20 USS Bennington ATG-181 Det. 30 AD-5N SS 800
7. November 1956 - 12. December 1956 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-1 Det. 42 AD-5N SS 800
15. January 1957 - 22. July 1957 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-1 Det. 42 AD-5N SS 800
21. January 1957 - 27. July 1957 CVA-39 USS Lake Champlain ATG-182 Det. 34 AD-5N SS 20
1. July 1957 - 24. February 1958 CVA-15 USS Randolph CVG-4 Det. 36 AD-5W NE 700
3. September 1957 - 22. October 1957 CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-6 Det. 33 AD-5N GD 800
3. September 1957 - 22. October 1957 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-7 Det. AD-5N GD 00
16. August 1957 - 21. October 1957 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-1 Det. 42 AD-5N GD 800
1. February 1958 - 1. October 1958 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 Det. 43 AD-5N AC 800
2. February 1958 - 17. November 1958 CVA-9 USS Essex ATG-201 Det. 45 AD-5N AP 800
9. June 1958- 8. August 1958 CVA-11 USS Intrepid ATG-181 Det. 33 AD-5N GD 800
11. July 1958 - 17. August 1958 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-10 Det. 42 AD-5N AK 800
2. September 1958 - 12. March 1959 CVA-15 USS Randolph CVG-7 Det. 36 AD-5N GD 800
2. September 1958 - 12. March 1959 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-10 Det. 42 AD-5N AK 800
13. February 1959 - 30. August 1959 CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-6 Det. 33 AD-5N GD 800
22. April 1959 - 30. June 1959 CVA-62 USS Independence  CVG-7 Det. 3 AD-5N GD 860
VAW-33
14. August 1959 - 26. February 1960 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 Det.43 AD-5N AC 800
28. January 1960 - 31. August 1960 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-8 Det. 42 AD-5Q AJ 800
4. August 1960 - 3. March 1961 CVA-62 USS Independence  CVG-7 Det. 41 AD-5Q GD 800
4. August 1960 - 17. February 1961 CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-6 Det. 33 AD-5N GD 800
22. August 1960 - 26. February 1961 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 Det.43 AD-5N AC 800
5. September 1960 - November 1960 CVS-9 USS Essex CVSG-60 Det. 45 AD-5N GD 800
28. November 1960 - 8. December 1960 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 48 AD-5N GD 800
9. February 1961 - 25. August 1961 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-8 Det. 42 AD-5Q AJ 800
9. June 1961 - 1. September 1961 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 48 AD-5Q GD 00
3. August 1961 - 1. March 1962 CVA-11 USS Intrepid CVG-6 Det. 33 AD-5N GD 800
4. August 1961 - 19. December 1961 CVA-62 USS Independence CVG-7 Det. 41 AD-5Q GD 800
28. November 1961 - 11. May 1962 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 Det.43 AD-5Q AC 800
18. February 1962 - 16. June 1962 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 48 AD-5N GD 800
19. April 1962 - 27. August 1962 CVA-62 USS Independence  CVG-7 Det. 41 AD-5Q GD 800
April 1962 - May 1962 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain CVSG-54 Det. 34 AD-5W GD 700
June 1962 - 3. August 1962 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain CVSG-54 Det. 39 AD-5W GD 700
3. August 1962 - 2. March 1963 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-8 Det. 59 AD-5Q AJ 800
1. Oktober 1961 - February 1962 CVS-9 USS Essex CVSG-56 Det.45 AD-5W GD 830
11. October 1962 - 26. November 1962 CVA-62 USS Independence CVG-7 Det. 62 AD-5Q GD 800
24. October 1962 - 4. December 1962 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain CVSG-54 Det. 39 AD-5W GD 700
2. November 1962 - 19. November 1962 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 18 AD-5N GD 00
3. December 1962 - 21. December 1962 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-3 Det. 43  AD-5Q GD 800
23. January 1963 - 23. March 1963 CVS-11 USS Intrepid CVSG-56 Det. 11 AD-5W GD 700
6. February 1963 - 4. September 1963 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVG-6 Det. 59 EA-1F AE 850
22. April 1963 - 3. May 1963 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain CVSG-52 Det. 39 EA-1E GD 700
6. August 1963 - 4. March 1964 CVA-62 USS Independence CVW-7 Det. 62 EA-1F AG 800
1. October 1963 - 23. December 1963 CVS-9 USS Essex CVSG-60 Det. 9 EA-1F GD 810
8. February 1964 - 3. October 1964 CVAN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-6 Det. 59 EA-1F AE 850
March 1964 - April 1964 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain CVSG-54 Det. 39 EA-1E GD 830
11. June 1964 - September 1964 CVS-11 USS Intrepid CVSG-56 Det. 11 EA-1E GD 700
10. July 1964 - 13. March 1965 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-8 Det. 59 EA-1F AJ 800
21. July 1964 - 7. August 1964 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 18 EA-1E GD 800
8. September 1964 - 18. December 1964 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 18 EA-1E GD 800
8. October 1964 - 25 November 1964 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain CVSG-54 Det. 39 EA-1E GD 700
8. September 1964 - 5. November 1964 CVA-62 USS Independence CVW-7 Det. 62 EA-1F AG 800
January 1965 - January 1965 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain CVSG-54 Det. 39 EA-1E GD 700
8. February 1965 - June 1965 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 18 EA-1E GD 800
March 1965 - April 1965 CVS-11 USS Intrepid CVSG-56 Det. 11 EA-1E GD 800
April 1965 - Mai 1965 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain CVSG-54 Det. 39 EA-1E GD 700
24. August 1965 - 7. April 1966 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-8 Det. 59 EA-1F AJ 800
August 1965 - September 1965 CVS-39 USS Lake Champlain CVSG-54 Det. 39 EA-1E GD 700
December 1965 - 22. December 1965 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 18 EA-1E GD 800
1966 - 1966 CVS-15 USS Randolph CVSG-56 Det. 15 EA-1E GD 800
18. April 1966 - 6. May 1966 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 18 EA-1F GD 800
13. June 1966 - 1. Februar 1967 CVA-62 USS Independence CVW-7 Det. 62 EA-1F GD 700
10. January 1967 - 20. September 1967 CVA-66 USS America CVW-1 Det. 66 EA-1F AE 800
11. May 1967 - 30. December 1967 CVS-11 USS Intrepid CVW-10 Det. 11  EA-1F AK 780
6. June 1967 - 15. September 1967 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 Det. 59 EA-1F AA 900
28. December 1967 -17. August 1968 CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga CVW-19 Det. 14 EA-1F NM 700
10. January 1967 - 20. September 1967 CVA-66 USS America CVW-1 Det. 66 EA-1F GD 800
19. March 1967 - 7. April 1967 CVS-18 USS Wasp CVSG-52 Det. 18 EA-1F GD 800
10. April 1968 - 16. December 1968 CVA-66 USS America CVW-1 Det. 66 EA-1F AE 800
30. April 1968 - 27. January 1969 CVA-62 USS Independence CVW-7 Det. 62 EA-1F AG 730
VAQ-33
4. June.1968 - 8. February 1969 CVS-11 USS Intrepid CVW-10 Det. 11  EA-1F AK 600
1. November 1968 - 17. December 1968 CVA-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 Det. 67 EA-1F AB 750
7. January 1969 - 29. July 1969 CVA-38 USS Shangri La CVW-8 Det. 38 EA-1F GD 800
5. April 1969 - 21. December 1969 CVA-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-1 Det. 67 EA-1F AB 750
15. February 1972 - 8 December 1972 CVA-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVW-6 Det. EA-1F GD 800
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VC-33, VA(AW)-33, VAW-33, VAQ-33 Commanding Officers 
     

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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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