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Circa 1959

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Squadron History ThumbnailCameraVP-7 History "...1959 NAS Brunswick, Maine..." Contributed by CONVERSE, AMC William (Bill) (Deceased) C/O His Son Jim Converse ibxl@hotmail.com [28MAY2003]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Squadron History ThumbnailCameraVP-7 History "...1959..." Contributed by CONVERSE, AMC William (Bill) (Deceased) C/O His Son Jim Converse ibxl@hotmail.com [28MAY2003]

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VP-7 Crew Thumbnail VP-7 Crew Thumbnail "...Circa 17MAR59...news clipping when the squadron returned from NS Rota, Spain in 1959. Sure was a nice 5 months..." Contributed by Jim Board vega008@earthlink.net [20JUL2000]


Circa 1956

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News December 1956 "...Killer Whales Destroyed - Page 19 - Naval Aviation News - December 1956..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1956/dec56.pdf [09AUG2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News November 1956 "...Training Open House At Denver - Page 28 - Naval Aviation News - November 1956..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1956/nov56.pdf [09AUG2004]

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Circa 1957

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-7 P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-7 P2 BUNO: Unknown "...Circa 00OCT57...Sitting on parking apron at NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada..." Contributed by Jim Board vega008@earthlink.net [20JUL2000]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-7 P2 ThumbnailCameraVP-7 P2 BUNO: Unknown "...Circa 00OCT57...Sitting on parking apron at NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada..." Contributed by Jim Board vega008@earthlink.net [20JUL2000]


Circa 1955

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News November 1955 "...Safety Award Winners - Naval Aviation News - November 1955..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1955/nov55.pdf [06AUG2004]

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Circa 1954

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News March 1954 "...VP-7 Ends Far-East Tour - Page 16 - Naval Aviation News - March 1954..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1954/mar54.pdf [02AUG2004]

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Circa 1953

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History - Tap To Enlarge ThumbnailCameraPast Catches Up With Vp-7 Sailor "...I was attached to VU-2 from 1951-1954. NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island Scout - March 10, 1953 - Page 3. Best Regards..." Contributed by DAUMANN, Hank BEEBAA2001@aol.com [12JUN2005]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News July 1953 "...Brothers In Quonset Outfit - Page 28 - Naval Aviation News - July 1953..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1953/jul53.pdf [30JUL2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP History ThumbnailCameraAir Medal Award "...December 1953 at an Air Medals Award Ceremony NAS Iwakuni, Japan. It is Crew 4 of the VP 7 Squadron. Pictured are: Back Row, left to right: Kaufman, Sproul, Zettel, ?, Hardy, Miller Front Row, left to right: Small, Miranda, Adams, Smith..." Contributed by Wayne C. Small, Second Radar Operator wcsaro@earthlink.net [12NOV2002]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "30JUN53--KOREA--ARRIVED: 30JUN53 DEPARTED: 00JAN54 TAIL CODE: HE AIRCRAFT: P2V-5" http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/koreaob.htm


Circa 1952

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...FAETULAN, FAW-3, FAW-5, FAW-11, VP-3, VP-5, VP-7, VP-8, VP-10, VP-11, VP-21, VP-23, VP-24, VP-26, VP-34, VP-44, VP-45, VP-49, VP-661, VP-741 and VP-861) - Naval Aeronautical Organization OPNAV NOTICE 05400 for Fiscal Year 1953 dated 1 October 1952 is: DECLASSIFIED per Office of Chief of Naval Operations on 1 February 1965 by Op-501..." WebSite: Naval Historical Center http://www.history.navy.mil/a-record/nao53-68/fy1953-oct52.pdf [14MAR2007]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History - Tap To Enlarge ThumbnailCameraJanuary 15, 1952 "...VP-7(A) Tops FAD Keglers - I came across a copy of the NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island news mentioning VP-7, FAW-3 and FASRON-107 - Tuesday, January 15, 1952 - Page 5 and 8. Best Regards..." Contributed by DAUMANN, Hank BEEBAA2001@aol.com [13JUN2005]


Circa 1950

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News December 1950 "...Training Combat Air Crews - Page 29 - Naval Aviation News - December 1950..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1950/dec50.pdf [22JUL2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News August 1950 "...Herosim After P2V Crash - Page 26 - Naval Aviation News - August 1950..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1950/aug50.pdf [21JUL2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: Naval Aviation News June 1950 "...VP-7 Radar Navigation Pays Off - Page 28 - Naval Aviation News - June 1950..." WebSite: http://www.history.navy.mil/nan/backissues/1950s/1950/jun50.pdf [20JUL2004]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...Patrol Squadrons In The Korean War By LCDR Rick Burgess, USN (Retired) - Naval Aviation News July-August 2002..." Contributed by Mike Yared mikeyared@yahoo.com [25JAN2003]
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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP History ThumbnailCamera "...FAW-3 Inspection - VP-7, FASRON-101, stand-by inspection 29 June 1950 when RADM Edgar A. Cruise assumed command of FAW-3..." The Neptunes Squadron Book - August 1950 [15MAY2002]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: NAF Argentia "...I ran across this picture of the 103 enlisted mens club in NAS Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada. from the late 1950's and from what I can tell a lot of Shipmates have probably been there.that was VP-7's Hangar right behind the club...." Jim Board vega008@earthlink.net [28NOV2000]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "01DEC50--NAF Atsugi (Japan) was formally commissioned Dec. 1, 1950, and Patrol Squadron Six became the first unit to operate from here..." http://www.navy.mil/homepages/comnavfor-japan/nafahist.htm


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