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Deployments of USS LEXINGTON:

Note:
During deployments a VRC (Fleet Tactical Support Squadron) detachment provides carrier-on-board delivery and is embarked aboard the carrier but is no real part of the Air Wing. These detachments are not listed below.

Date of DepartureDate of ReturnCruise BookCVWSquadrons (Aircraft)Tail codeArea of OperationsBattle GroupOperations/ExercisesPorts of Call
May 28, 1956December 20, 1956
  

ATG-1VF-111
VF-52 (F2H-3)
VA-151 (F7U-3)
VA-196 (AD-6)
VAW-11 Det. H
VA(AW)-35 Det. H
VAH-6 Det. H (AJ-2)
VFP-61 Det. H (F9F-8P)
VX-4 Det. H
HU-1 Det. 1
GMGRU-1 Det.
UWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Kobe, Japan
Buckner Bay, Okinawa
Hong Kong
April 19, 1957October 17, 1957
  

CVG-12VF-121 (FJ-3M)
VF-123 (F9F-2)
VF-124 (F3H-2/2N)
VF-125 (AD-6/7)
VAH-6 Det. G (AJ-2)
VFP-61 Det. G (F9F-8P)
VA(AW)-35 Det. G (AD-5N)
VAW-11 Det. G (AD-5W)
HU-1 Det. G
GMGRU.1 Det. G (FJ-6, Regulus I)
DWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Guam
Buckner Bay, Okinawa
Yokosuka, Japan
Kobe, Japan
Iwakuni, Japan
Sasebo, Japan
Hong Kong
July 14, 1958December 19, 1958
  

CVG-21VA-212 (FJ-4B)
VF-213 (F4D-1)
VA-215 (AD-6)
VAH-8 Det. L (A3D-2)
VFP-61 Det. L (F9F-8P)
VA(AW)-35 Det. L (AD-5N)
VAW-11 Det. L (AD-5W)
HU-1 Det. L
NPWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Guam
Subic Bay, Philippines
Yokosuka, Japan
April 26, 1959December 2, 1959
  

CVG-21VF-211 (F11F-1)
VA-212 (FJ-4B)
VF-213 (F4D-1)
VA-215 (AD-6)
VAH-4 Det. L (A3D-2)
VCP-63 Det. L (F9F-8P)
VA(AW)-35 Det. L (AD-5N)
VAW-11 Det. L (AD-5W)
HU-1 Det. L (HUP-2)
NPWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Hong Kong
Iwakuni, Japan
Beppu, Japan
Subic Bay, Philippines
Okinawa, Japan
Sasebo, Japan
October 29, 1960June 6, 1961
  

CVG-21VF-211 (F8U-1)
VA-212 (FJ-4B)
VF-213 (F3H-2)
VA-215 (AD-6)
VA-216 (FJ-4B)
VAH-4 Det. L (A3D-2)
VCP-63 Det. L (F8U-1P)
VAW-13 Det. L (WF-2)
HU-1 Det. L (HUP-3)
NPWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Guam
Subic Bay, Philippines
Buckner Bay, Okinawa
Hong Kong
Yokosuka, Japan
November 9, 1961May 12, 1962
  

CVG-14VF-141 (F3H-2)
VMF-323 (F8U-2)
VA-146 (FJ-4B)
VA-144 (FJ-4B)
VA-145 (AD-6)
VAH-4 Det. F (A3D-2)
VFP-63 Det. F (F8U-1P)
VAW-13 Det. F (AD-5Q)
VAW-11 Det. F (WF-2)
HU-1 Det. F
NKWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor,Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Subic Bay, Philippines
Sasebo, Japan
Hong Kong
Kobe, Japan




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