USS YORKTOWN (CVA 10) Commissioned : Apr.15, 1943

Decommissioned : Jan.9, 1947

Reserve : Jan.9, 1947 - Jun.1952
at Bremerton, Washington

SCB-27A : Jun.1952 - Jan.1953
at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington

Redesignated CVA-10 : Oct.1, 1952

Recommissioned : Feb.20, 1953


(Last update on Jan.3, 2018)
CVG-2 (M)
USS YORKTOWN (CVA 10)

Aug.3, 1953 - Mar.3, 1954 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-24 (*1)CorsairsF9F-6
200
VF-63 (*2)Fighting RedcocksF9F-5
400
VF-64 (*3)Free LancersF9F-5
500
VA-65 (*4)Fist of the FleetAD-4B/4NA
(NP)xx
VC-3 DET.ABlue NemesisF2H-3
Modex :
(PP)xx
VC-61 DET.AEyes of the FleetF2H-2P
Modex : 28, 29, xx
(NR)xx
VC-35 DET.ANight HecklersAD-4N
Modex : 11, 13, xx, xx
(ND)xx
VC-11 DET.A AD-4W
Modex : 68, 76, 86
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.APacific Fleet AngelsHO3S-1
Modex :
(*1) VF-24 redesignated VF-211 on Mar.9, 1959
(*2) VF-63 redesignated VA-63 on Mar. 1956
(*3) VF-64 redesignated VF-21 on Jul.1, 1959
(*4) VA-65 redesignated VA-25 on Jul.1, 1959


(Last update on Oct.31, 2018)
CVG-15 (H)
USS YORKTOWN (CVA 10)

Jul.1, 1954 - Feb.28, 1955 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
200
VF-152 (*1)Fighting AcesF2H-3
300
VF-153 (*2)Blue Tail FliesF9F-6
400
VF-154Flaming PanthersF9F-5
500
VA-155TigersAD-6
(PP)10-12
VC-61 DET.DEyes of the FleetF9F-6P
(ND)70-72
VC-11 DET.D AD-4W
(NR)75-78
VC-35 DET.DNight HecklersAD-4N
(UP)3, 8
HU-1 DET.DPacific Fleet AngelsHUP-2
(*1) VF-152 redesignated VA-152 on Aug.1, 1958
(*2) VA-153 redesignated VA-153 on Dec.15, 1956


SCB-125 : Mar.21, 1955 - Oct.14, 1955
at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington


(Last update on May 1, 2019)
ATG-4 (Z) (*1)
USS YORKTOWN (CVA 10)
Mar.19, 1956 - Sep.13, 1956 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
(ATG)100
VF-94 (*2) F9F-8/8B
(M)200
VF-23 (*3)FlashersF2H-3
(ATG)300
VF-214 (*4)VolunteersF9F-8/8B
(G)600
VA-216Black DiamondsAD-4B/4NA
(NF)xx
VC-6 DET.K (*5)FleursAJ-2
Modex : 12
(PP)xx
VC-61 DET.K (*6)Eyes of the FleetF2H-2P
Modex : xx, xx, xx
(NR)xx
VC-35 DET.K (*7)Night HecklersAD-5N
Modex : 54, 55, 64, xx
(ND)xx
VC-11 DET.K (*8)Early ElevenAD-5W/4Q
Modex : 76, 77, 78, xx
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.KPacific Fleet AngelsHUP-2
Modex : 24
(*1) The tail code "Z" was assigned To ATG-4 on Jul.24, 1956
(*2) VF-94 redesignated VA-94 on Aug.1, 1958
(*3) VF-23 redesignated VF-151 on Feb.23, 1959
(*4) VF-214 redesignated VA-214 on Oct.11, 1956
(*5) VC-6 redesignated VAH-6 on Jul.1, 1956
(*6) VC-61 redesignated VFP-61 on Jul.2, 1956
(*7) VC-35 redesignated VA(AW)-35 on Jul.1, 1956
(*8) VC-11 redesignated VAW-11 on Jul. 1956


(Last update on Aug.2, 2017)
CVG-19 (B)
USS YORKTOWN (CVA 10)

Mar.9, 1957 - Aug.25, 1957 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
100
VF-191Satan's KittensFJ-3
200
VA-192Golden DoragonsF9F-8/8B
300
VF-193Ghost RidersF2H-3
500
VA-195DambustersAD-6/4Q
(ZC)xx
VAH-6 DET.EFleursAJ-2
Modex : 18, 21
(VV)5x
VA(AW)-35 DET.ENight HecklersAD-5N
Modex : 51, 52, 53, 54
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.EEarly ElevenAD-5W
Modex : 71, 72, 73
(PP)9x
VFP-61 DET.EEyes of the FleetF9F-8P
Modex : 97, 98, 99
(UP)xx
HU-1 DET.EPacific Fleet AngelsHUP-2
Modex : 12, xx


Redesignated CVS 10 : Sep.1, 1957


(Last update on Jun.22, 2011)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)
Sep.23, 1957 - Sep.27, 1957
(Alameda to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard)


Overhaul and modifications to ASW Carrier
Sep.27, 1957 - Feb.7, 1958

at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington


(Last update on Jun.22, 2011)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)
Feb.7, 1958 - Feb.12, 1958
(Puget Sound Naval Shipyard to new home port Long Beach)


(Last update on Feb.6, 2019)
COMCARDIV 17
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Jul.21, 1958 - Aug.15, 1958
(Hawaii Operating Area)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
(SU)xx
VS-37SawbucksS2F-1/2
(SK)xx
HS-2Golden FalconsHSS-1
(NG)2xx
VF-92 DET.NSilver KingsF2H-3
(RR)xx
VAW-11 DET.NEarly ElevenAD-5W


(Last update on Feb.6, 2019)
COMCARDIV 17
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Nov.1, 1958 - May 21, 1959 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
(SU)xx
VS-37SawbucksS2F-1/2
(SK)xx
HS-2Golden FalconsHSS-1
(NG)2xx
VF-92 DET.NSilver KingsF2H-3
(RR)xx
VAW-11 DET.NEarly ElevenAD-5W


(Last update on Aug.13, 2014)
COMCARDIV 17
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Jan.4, 1960 - Jul.26, 1960 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
(PF)1-2x
VS-23Black CatsS2F-1/1S
(TA)1-1x
HS-4Black KnightsHSS-1N
(RR)7xx
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenAD-5W
Modex : 706, 707, 7xx, 7xx
767
COD TF-1
(Bu.No. 136767)


Overhaul
Sep.1960 - Jan.27, 1961

at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington


(Last update on Apr.24, 2013)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Feb. 1961 - Feb. 1961 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS2F-1/1S
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS2F-1/1S
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsHSS-1N
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenAD-5W


(Last update on Jan.30, 2013)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Jun. 1961 - Jun. 1961 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS2F-1S
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS2F-1/1S
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsHSS-1N
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenAD-5W


(Last update on Jun.26, 2013)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Jul. 1961 - Jul. 1961 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS2F-1S
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS2F-1S
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsHSS-1N
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenAD-5W


(Last update on Aug.12, 2015)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Jul.29, 1961 - Mar.3 1962 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
10-12, 14-20
VS-23Black CatsS2F-1S
30-40
VS-25Golden EaglesS2F-1S
50-65
HS-4Black KnightsHSS-1N
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenAD-5W


(Last update on May 9, 2012)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Apr 1962 - May 1962 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS2F-1S/1S1
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS2F-1S/1S1
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsHSS-1/1N
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenAD-5W


(Last update on Sep.29, 2010)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Jun. 1962 - Jul. 1962 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS2F-1S1
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS2F-1S1
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsHSS-1/1N
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenAD-5W


(Last update on Sep.29, 2010)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Sep. 1962 - Sep. 1962 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS-2F
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS-2F
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsSH-34G/J
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenEA-1E


(Last update on Mar.11, 2015)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Oct.26, 1962 - Jun.18, 1963 (WestPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
10-12, 14-21
VS-23Black CatsS-2F
30-40
VS-25Golden EaglesS-2F
50-67
HS-4Black KnightsSH-34G/J
(RR)7x
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenEA-1E


Major Overhaul
Jun. 1963 - Jun.18, 1964

at Long Beach Naval Shipyard


(Last update on Apr.21, 2010)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Aug. 1964 - Sep. 1964 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS-2E
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS-2E
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsSH-3A
(RR)7xx
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenEA-1E


(Last update on Apr.23, 2014)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Oct.22, 1964 - May 17, 1965 (WestPac, Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
10-19
VS-23Black CatsS-2E
30-40
VS-25Golden EaglesS-2E
50-63
HS-4Black KnightsSH-3A
(RR)70x
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenEA-1E
(WP)81-84
VMA-223 DET.TBulldogsA-4C


(Last update on May 23, 2012)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Nov. 1965 - Nov. 1965 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS-2E
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS-2E
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsSH-3A
(RR)7xx
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenE-1B


(Last update on Feb.26, 2014)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Jan.5, 1966 - Jul.27, 1966 (WestPac, Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
10-12, 14-21
VS-23Black CatsS-2E
30-40
VS-25Golden EaglesS-2E
50-65
HS-4Black KnightsSH-3A
(RR)710-713
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenE-1B
(NA)81-84
VSF-1 DET.TWar EaglesA-4B


(Last update on Feb.2, 2011)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Jan. 1967 - Feb. 1967 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS-2E
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS-2E
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsSH-3A
(RR)7xx
VAW-11 DET.TEarly ElevenE-1B


Overhaul
Feb.24, 1967 - Oct. 1967

at Long Beach Naval Shipyard


(Last update on Dec.9, 2009)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Nov. 1967 - Nov. 1967 (local operations in the EastPac)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-23Black CatsS-2E
3x-4x
VS-25Golden EaglesS-2E
5x-6x
HS-4Black KnightsSH-3D
(RR)7xx
VAW-111 DET.10HuntersE-1B


(Last update on Sep.24, 2014)
CVSG-55 (NU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Dec.28, 1967 - Jul.5, 1968 (WestPac, Vietnam War)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
10-18
VS-23 (*1)Black CatsS-2E
30-38
VS-25 (*2)Golden EaglesS-2E
50-66
HS-4Black KnightsSH-3D
(RR)71x
VAW-111 DET.10HuntersE-1B
(*1) VS-23 disestablished on Sep.27, 1968
(*2) VS-25 disestablished on Sep.27, 1968


Repairs : Jul.5, 1968 - Sep.30, 1968
at Long Beach Naval Shipyard


(Last update on Apr.8, 2015)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)
Nov. 1968 - Nov. 1968
(Long Beach to Hawaii)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
(RR)7xx
VAW-111 DET.34HuntersE-1B
(NU)xx
HS-4 DET.10Black KnightsSH-3D
(RW)775
VR-30 DET.DProvidersC-1A
(Bu.No.136775)


(Last update on Sep.23, 2009)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)
Nov. 1968 - Dec. 1968
Platform the movie "Tora! Tora! Tora!"
(EastPac, Hawaii)


(Last update on Apr.8, 2015)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)
Dec.16, 1968 - Dec.29, 1968
(Recovery Apollo 8)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
(RR)7xx
VAW-111 DET.34HuntersE-1B
(NU)xx
HS-4 DET.10Black KnightsSH-3D
(RW)775
VR-30 DET.DProvidersC-1A
(Bu.No.136775)
Dec. 27, 1968, recovered Apollo 8 at 8deg 8min North 165deg 1min West.


(Last update on Apr.8, 2015)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)
Jan.2, 1969 - Jan.16, 1969
(Hawaii to Long Beach)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
(RR)7xx
VAW-111 DET.34HuntersE-1B
(NU)xx
HS-4 DET.10Black KnightsSH-3D
(RW)775
VR-30 DET.DProvidersC-1A
(Bu.No.136775)


(Last update on Apr.1, 2015)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)
Jan.27, 1969 - Feb.28, 1969
Changing homeport : Long Beach to Norfolk
(EastPac, aroud South America, WestLant)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
xxx
VRC-40 DET.10RawhidesC-1A


(Last update on Nov.12, 2014)
CVSG-56 (AU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Mar. 1969 - Apr. 1969 (Caribbean)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
3x-4x
VS-27PelicansS-2E
5x-6x
HS-3TridentsSH-3D
7x
VAW-121 DET.10GriffinsE-1B


(Last update on Feb.17, 2010)
CVSG-56 (AU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

May 1969 - May 1969
(local operations in the WestLant)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
1x-2x
VS-24Duty CatsS-2E
3x-4x
VS-27PelicansS-2E
5x-6x
HS-3TridentsSH-3D
(AS)1x
VS-28 DET.10HukkersS-2E
(AS)3x
VS-31 DET.10TopcatsS-2E
7x
VAW-121 DET.10GriffinsE-1B


(Last update on Apr.1, 2015)
CVSG-56 (AU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Jun.1, 1969 - Jul. 1969
(Operation "Spark Plug" in the Lant)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
01-04
VSF-1 DET.10War EaglesA-4C
1x-2x
VS-24Duty CatsS-2E
3x-4x
VS-27PelicansS-2E
5x-6x
HS-3TridentsSH-3D
7x
VAW-121 DET.10GriffinsE-1B


(Last update on Feb.17, 2010)
CVSG-56 (AU)
USS YORKTOWN (CVS 10)

Sep.2, 1969 - Dec.11, 1969
(Nnorthern European cruise)
Modex
SquadronAircraft
01-04
VSF-1 DET.10War EaglesA-4C
1x-2x
VS-24Duty CatsS-2E
3x-4x
VS-27PelicansS-2E
5x-6x
HS-3TridentsSH-3D
7x
VAW-121 DET.10GriffinsE-1B
xxx
VRC-40 DET.10RawhidesC-1A

(Last update on Feb.17, 2010)


Decommissioned : Jun.27, 1970