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PATROL SQUADRON 47

(VP-47)

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VP-47 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1959 - APR 1960 West Pac
APR 1962 - JUN 1962 Alaska
AUG 1964 - MAR 1965 Sangley Point - ops in Okinawa Japan Korea P. I. Vietnam
DEC 1965 - JUN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1966 - JAN 1970 West Pac
JAN 1968 - JAN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1968 - MAR 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1968 - MAR 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1969 - MAY 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1970 - JUL 1970 Naha Okinawa - Cam Rahn Bay Viet-Nam
JUL 1971 - DEC 1971 Alaska
JAN 1973 - JUN 1973 Alaska
JUL 1975 - Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1975 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1976 - JUN 1976 West Pac
JUL 1977 - JAN 1978 Deployed to Misawa Air Force Base Japan
JAN 1981 - Shellback Initiation - 7 JAN 1981 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1981 - JUN 1981 West Pac
MAY 1982 - DEC 1982 West Pac-Indian Ocean
AUG 1984 - FEB 1985 West Pac
JAN 1986 - JUL 1986 West Pac-Indian Ocean
AUG 1997 - Shellback Initiation - 1 AUG 1997 - Pacific Ocean

VP-47 General Specifications