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PATROL SQUADRON 49

(VP-49)

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VP-49 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1955-JAN1957Commisioning
OCT1962-JAN1964Bermuda Iceland.
FEB1964-JUN1964VP-49 first squadron detachment with P3A to Bermuda (BDA).
JUN1965-JUN1975Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG1965-Shellback Initiation - 7 AUG 1965 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN1966-JAN1967Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1966-JUL1966Alaska
JAN1967-JUN1967Berumda
MAY1968-DEC1968West Pac
JUN1968-DEC1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1968-DEC1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1968-JAN1969West Pac
JUL1970-NOV1970Keflavik
AUG1971-DEC1971Keflavik
OCT1972-FEB1973Keflavik
JAN1973-OCT1973Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
APR1974-AUG1974Keflavik
APR1975-AUG1975Sigonella
JAN1976-JAN1976Ascension Island
AUG1976-FEB1977Blue Nose - Arctic Circle - Keflavic Iceland
AUG1976-DEC1976Keflavik
DEC1976-DEC1976Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
OCT1977-FEB1978Sigonella
FEB1979-JUN1979Bermuda
MAY1980-SEP1980Bermuda
MAY1980-OCT1980Caribbean
JUL1985-JAN1986Sigonella Sicily
JUL1985-JAN1986Mediterranean
AUG1986-Shellback Initiation - 16 AUG 1986 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB1987-AUG1987Bermuda
AUG1988-FEB1989Sigonella
FEB1990-MAY1990bermuda
MAY1990-AUG1990Blue Nose - Arctic Circle

VP-49 General Specifications