Last update on Jul.17, 2013

Sea Control Squadron THIRTY-ONE (VS-31)
Lineage
  28Sep1948  established VC-31 (Composite Squadron)
  20Apr1950  redesignated VS-31 (Antisubmarine Squadron)
  01Oct1993  redesignated VS-31 (Sea Control Squadron)
  27Mar2008  disestablished
Nickname
  28Sep1948 - 27Mar2008  Topcats

Deployments
          May1957   - Jun1957    S2F-1/2       CVS-32  none     SP-xx   WestLant
          03Sep1957 - 29Nov1957  S2F-1/2       CVS-32  none     MC-xx   Med
          Dec1957   - Dec1957    S2F-1/2       CVS-40  none     MC-xx   WestLant
          10Mar1958 - 29Apr1958  S2F-1/2       CVS-18  none     MC-xx   Guantanamo Bay
          12May1958 - 11Oct1958  S2F-1/2       CVS-18  none     MC-xx   Med
          26Nov1958 - 13Dec1958  S2F-1/2       CVS-18  none     MC-xx   NorLant
          Feb1959   - Mar1959    S2F-1/2       CVS-18  none     MC-xx   WestLant
          May1959   - Jul1959    S2F-1/2       CVS-18  none     MC-xx   WestLant
          Aug1959   - Oct1959    S2F-1/2       CVS-18  none     MC-xx   WestLant
          Dec1959   - Dec1959    S2F-1/2       CVS-18  none     MC-xx   WestLant
          Jan1960   - Feb1960    S2F-1/2       CVS-18  none     MC-xx   WestLant
          Jun1960   - Jun1960    S2F-1/1S/2    CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   WestLant
          09Jul1960 - 11Aug1960  S2F-1/1S/2    CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   SoLant
          28Nov1960 - 10Dec1960  S2F-1/1S/2    CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   WestLant
          09Jan1961 - Feb1961    S2F-1/1S      CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   WestLant
          Mar1961   - Apr1961    S2F-1/1S      CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   WestLant
          09Jun1961 - 01Sep1961  S2F-1/1S      CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Med
          Nov1961   - Dec1961    S2F-1/1S      CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   WestLant
          18Feb1962 - 16Jun1962  S2F-1/1S/1S1  CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   NorLant
          02Nov1962 - 22Nov1962  S-2B/F        CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Caribbean
          Jan1963   - Feb1963    S-2B/F        CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   WestLant
          Mar1963   - 04Apr1963  S-2F          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Caribbean
          11May1963 - 18May1963  S-2F/E        CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   SoLant
          Jun1963   - Jul1963    S-2F/E        CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   WestLant, Caribbean
          29Aug1963 - 09Nov1963  S-2E          CVS-39  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Caribbean
          Nov1963   - Dec1963    S-2E          CVS-39  CVSG-52  AS-3x   WestLant
          Apr1964   - 04May1964  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Narragansett Bay
          21Jul1964 - 07Aug1964  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   NorLant
          08Sep1964 - 18Dec1964  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Med
          08Feb1965 - Apr1965    S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Fleet Exercises in the Caribbean
          31May1965 - Jun1965    S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   off the Florida coast
          Jul1965   - Jul1965    S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Lant
          Aug1965   - Nov1965    S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Lant, Med
          Dec1965   - 22Dec1965  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Lant
          24Jan1966 - 18Feb1966  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Fleet Exercises off Puerto Rico
          18Apr1966 - 06May1966  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Guantanamo Bay
          13May1966 - Jun1966    S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   SoLant
          20Jun1966 - 01Jul1966  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   "ASWEX III" in the Lant
          25Jul1966 - 01Sep1966  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   "ASWEX IV" in the Lant
          05Nov1966 - 18Nov1966  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Gulf of Mexico
          28Nov1966 - 16Dec1966  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   "LANTFLEX 66" in the Lant
          24Jan1967 - 26Feb1967  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   SoLant
          19Mar1967 - 07Apr1967  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Caribbean
          28Feb1968 - 06Apr1968  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   SoLant
          30Apr1968 - 20May1968  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   "Fixwex C" off the Bermuda coast
  DET.9   Jul1968   - Jul1968    S-2E          CVS-9   CVSG-54  AS-3x   WestLant
          20Aug1968 - 19Dec1968  S-2E          CVS-18  CVSG-52  AS-3x   Med
  DET.10  May1969   - May1969    S-2E          CVS-10  CVSG-56  AS-3x   WestLant
          Oct1969   - Nov1969    S-2E          CVS-11  CVSG-52  AS-20x  Caribbean
          Sep1970   - Nov1970    S-2E          CVS-11  CVSG-56  AU-33x  Caribbean
          Jan1971   - Feb1971    S-2E          CVS-11  CVSG-56  AU-33x  WestLant
          Feb1971   - Mar1971    S-2E          CVS-11  CVSG-56  AU-33x  WestLant
          16Apr1971 - 15Oct1971  S-2E          CVS-11  CVSG-56  AU-33x  NorLant, Med
          11Jul1972 - 15Oct1972  S-2G          CVS-11  CVSG-56  AU-33x  NorLant
          24Nov1972 - 04May1973  S-2G          CVS-11  CVSG-56  AU-33x  NorLant, Med
          19Jul1974 - 21Jan1975  S-2G          CV-62   CVW-7    AG-92x  Med
          30Mar1977 - 21Oct1977  S-3A          CV-62   CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med
          05Jan1978 - 31Jan1978  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Caribbean
          16Jan1979 - 13Jul1979  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med
          15Apr1980 - 22Dec1980  S-3A/US-3A    CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med, Indian Ocean
          20Aug1981 - 07Oct1981  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  NorLant
          05Jan1982 - 13Jul1982  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med
          27Apr1983 - 02Dec1983  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med
          08May1984 - 20Jun1984  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Caribbean, NorLant
          10Oct1984 - 08May1985  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med
          08Jul1985 - 22Aug1985  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Caribbean
          21Jun1987 - 22Jul1987  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Caribbean
          29Feb1988 - 29Aug1988  S-3A          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med
          17Apr1989 - 20May1989  S-3B          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  WestLant
          06Oct1989 - 02Nov1989  S-3B          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  WestLant
          25Jan1990 - 10Feb1990  S-3B          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  WestLant
          08Mar1990 - 12Sep1990  S-3B          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med, Arabian Gulf
          26Sep1991 - 02Apr1992  S-3B          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med
          20May1994 - 17Nov1994  S-3B          CVN-73  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med
          26Jan1996 - 23Jul1996  S-3B          CVN-73  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med
          26Feb1998 - 26Aug1998  S-3B          CVN-74  CVW-7    AG-7xx  World Cruise, Arabian Gulf
          18Feb2000 - 18Aug2000  S-3B          CVN-69  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med, Arabian Gulf
          07Feb2002 - 17Aug2002  S-3B          CV-67   CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med, Northern Arabian Sea
          20Jan2004 - 26Jul2004  S-3B          CVN-73  CVW-7    AG-7xx  Med, Mid-East
          16Jan2007 - 31Aug2007  S-3B          CVN-74  CVW-9    NG-7xx  WestPac, Persian Gulf