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INDEPENDENCE

1968-69 Med Cruise Book Cover
Enlisted Rate
AD rating

AE rating

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AO rating

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USS INDEPENDENCE
STATUS INFORMATION
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STRICKEN
To be disposed of, type of disposal not known.
08 March 2004



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Patches Provided by
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"Sparrowhawk"

SPECIAL THANKS !
For their help in developing
these Ship's Co. Pages
Leigh D. Allvord
M Div. * 1958-1960
Richard E. Binder
S3 Div. * 1974-1975
Dave Foley
"Sparrowhawk"
V0 Div. * 1980-1983
Earl D. Galloway
V1 Div. * 1960 - 1963
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1 * 1964-1967
OZ Div. * 1970-1974
Stanley Richardson
RVAH-12 * 1971
Bill Sullens
V1 Div. * 1959 - 1963
Steve D. West
A Div. * 1976 - 1978

Cruise Books
These Cruise Books have been donated to the Independence Memorial Library for use in developing this site
1961 Med Cruise
Charles D. Arnold
OE Division
1965 WestPac Cruise
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1
1966 / 1967 Med Cruise
John L. Hedinger
RVAH-1
1971 / 1972 Med Cruise
John Zieba
VAW-122
1974 / 1975 Med Cruise
Richard E. Binder
S-3 Division
1977 Med Cruise
Steve D. West
A Division
Computer
Special Thanks Also To
Michael Craven A Div. 62-65
For Upgrading My Old
486/66 To A HP 200


My Apologies
To those who have
Sent their names and additional information that I have not
added yet.
The project has become very large and even though I work on it almost every day, it is impossible for me to keep up.
I will continue to add the names and information as quickly as I can.

Thank You All
For Your Support
George W. Fetherman AN
V1 - Rep 8,
1958 - 1960


Anyone out there with information on any of my subject matter,
feel free to send me additions and / or corrections.

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VA-64 Black Lancers CVW-7
U.S.S. INDEPENDENCE CVA-62

Home Base: NAS Cecil Field

Established Attack Squadron VA-64 * 01 July 1961 at NAS Oceana
moved to NAS Cecil Field February 1965

Disestablished 07 November 1969

VA-64 deployed on board the INDY with CVW-7
October to 18 November 1962 in support of the Cuban Quarantine
30 April 1968 to 27 January 1969 Med Cruise
03 September 1969 to 09 October 1969 NorLant Cruise



VA64 cvw7



Planes
A4D-2N / A-4C Skyhawk * July 1961 Douglas
A4D-2 / A-4B Skyhawk * December 1961 Douglas
A4D-2N designation changed to A-4C 1962
A4D-2 designation changed to A-4B 1962



October - 18 November 1962
Cuban Missle Crisis

************* ENLISTED *************
Name
Rate
Photo
Comments



************* OFFICERS *************
Name
Rank
Photo
Comments
Cdr. R. A. Uhwat
CO
May 1962 June 1963

NA
Cdr.
FLAG
*


30 Apr 1968 - 27 Jan 1969 Med
************* ENLISTED MEN *************
Name
Rate
Photo
Comments
William H. Brassell ADJ3
1968 - 1969
ADJ3
FLAG
*

************* OFFICERS *************
Name
Rank
Photo
Comments
Cdr Keith C. Spayde, Jr.
CO
Jun 1967 - May 1968

NA
CDR
FLAG
*
Cdr Jerald W. Bucklin
CO
May 1968 - 1969

NA
CDR
FLAG
*


03 Sep 1969 - 09 Oct 1969 NorLant
NATO Peace Keeper

************* ENLISTED *************
Name
Rate
Photo
Comments
William H. Brassell ADJ3
1968 - 1969
ADJ3
FLAG
*


************* OFFICERS *************
Name
Rank
Photo
Comments
Cdr Stuart T. Meredith
CO
1969

NA
CDR
FLAG
*


************* NON-INDY *************
Name
Rank
Photo
Comments
Joe Alessi ADJ3
1965 - 1968
ADJ3
FLAG
I reported to VA 64 prior to the 66 med
cruise on the America. I'm an ADJ3 and
served as a plane captain from 65 to 68.


CVG-7 CVW-7
CVW-7 Squadrons on board for cruises 1959 - 1977
* Tailcode: AG *

VF-11
VF-13
VF-33
VF-41
VF-62
VF-84
VF-102
VFP-62
VFP-63
VMF(AW)-115
VA-12
VA-34
VA-64
VA-65
VA-66
VA-72
VA-75
VA-76
VA-86
VA-106
VA-128
VMA-224
VMA-324
VMA-324
VAH-1
RVAH-1
VAH-1
RVAH-7
RVAH-9
VAH-10
VAH-11
RVAH-11
RVAH-12
RVAH-13
RVAH-14
VAP-61
VAQ-33
VAQ-129
VAQ-132
VAQ-136
VAW-12
VAW-13
VAW-33
VAW-117
VAW-122
VAW-124
VS-31
VSF-1
HU-2
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VQ-1
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