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USS Carpenter (DD-825) (4,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article

Soviet submarines from observing the tests in between her duties as plane guard for the carrier Rendova, whose planes flew patrol and reconnaissance
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Wedderburn joined Task Unit (TU) 19.3.2 with which she served briefly on plane guard and anti-submarine duty. On 1 July, the destroyer continued her voyage
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30 April for Yankee Station plane guard duties. On 5 May John A. Bole rendezvoused with Yorktown and assumed plane guard duties. On 6–9 May the destroyer
USS Gillis (DD-260) (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Scouting Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet. In the following months she performed plane guard patrol between San Diego and Seattle, Washington with time out for aircraft
USS Scroggins (DE-799) (412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
December 1945. Between 9 January and 14 February 1946, the escort served as plane guard for Salerno Bay (CVE-110) off Norfolk, and then returned to New London
USS Williamson (DD-244) (3,621 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
plane guard and carrier escort for Carrier Division 11. From the autumn of 1944 until 8 January 1945, the destroyer provided escort and plane guard services
USS Mullinnix (234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Gemini program recovery operations in March 1966, and served as plane guard for aircraft carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated
USS Philip (DD-498) (2,717 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
hunter-killer exercises. During the autumn of 1950, Philip acted as plane-guard for the aircraft bearing President Harry S. Truman to his mid-ocean conference
USS Jacob Jones (DD-130) (1,961 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1930, Jacob Jones trained in coastal waters from Alaska to Mexico as a plane guard for the Navy's budding aircraft carriers. Following Battle Fleet maneuvers
USS Billfish (SS-286) (671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
smaller craft. Part of her seventh and eighth patrols were spent on plane guard duty off Japan. On 11 November 1943, in the Makassar Strait, a Japanese
USS Agerholm (2,634 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
February 1951 and was assigned to Task Force 77 as screening ship and plane guard. The destroyer also aided in shore bombardment, training her guns on
List of aircraft of the Royal Canadian Navy (936 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
transferred to land bases to perform coastal patrols, while the Sikorsky HO4S plane-guard helicopters were retired, and other types still in service were allocated
USCGC Tahoma (WPG-80) (328 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
serving on weather and ice patrol duties between Greenland and Iceland and plane guard operations in the same waters. In the latter service, she alternated
USS Hoel (DDG-13) (1,017 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on 16 June 1962, Commander Allen W. Slifer in command. Hoel served as plane guard for aircraft carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated
USS Richard S. Edwards (1,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1959, Comdr. Richard R. Law in command. Richard S. Edwards served as plane guard for carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated in Sea
USS Dyess (DD-880) (511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
remainder of her service was as varied as her capabilities. She acted as plane guard during the qualifying of pilots in carrier operations and joined in hunter-killer
USS Ballard (DD-267) (637 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
November 1943, she completed repairs 30 December 1943 and then acted as a plane guard during Carrier qualification operations, off San Diego, until May 1944
USS Prichett (DD-561) (1,545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
15th rendezvoused with TF 77. Between then and 23 June she performed plane guard and screening duties for the carriers of TF 77, screened battleships
USS Greer (DD-145) (2,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
August 1933 to February 1934. Training exercises, battle practice, and plane guard duty filled Greer's peacetime routine for the next 2 years. She sailed
USS Wiltsie (DD-716) (5,498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in anti-aircraft warfare exercises off the west coast and served as a plane guard for the carrier. She subsequently moved westward to the middle Pacific
USS Smalley (DD-565) (829 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for Korea. On 2 July, Smalley entered the Korean Combat Zone acting as plane guard for USS Princeton (CV-37). Smalley continued operating with TF 77 as
USS Canfield (381 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from which base she continued to operate on convoy escort, patrol, and plane guard in the Marshalls operation. Returning to Pearl Harbor in April 1944,
USS Robison (1,304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Boston Naval Shipyard, Comdr. D. V. Cox in command. Robison served as plane guard for carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated in Sea
USS Ingersoll (DD-652) (2,024 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
12 km up the Saigon River. She operated with the aircraft carriers for plane guard and screen duties, including USS Independence (CVA-62) and USS Midway (CVA-41)
USS Breeman (1,002 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on 29 December. Breeman rejoined TG 22.2 on 12 January 1945 to act as plane guard and escort during carrier qualifications off Quonset Point, Rhode Island
USS Hulbert (DD-342) (990 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Diego 17 August. During the remainder of the year, Hulbert acted as plane guard for carriers Langley and Saratoga off California, thus helping to develop
USS Theodore E. Chandler (DD-717) (4,175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
with Bon Homme Richard on 17 March. Five days later, she shifted her plane-guard service to the carrier Kitty Hawk and remained so employed until 27 March
USS Wadsworth (DD-60) (1,911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of 1918, Wadsworth underwent a five-month overhaul. She served as a plane guard for the Navy's transatlantic flight attempt by four Navy-Curtiss flying
USS William R. Rush (DD-714) (2,879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
destroyer then moved southward, to Pensacola, Florida, where she served as a plane guard for Ranger the aircraft carrier conducted flight training operations
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Gulf of Tonkin and the South China Sea. She performed screening and plane-guard duties for fast carrier task forces on Yankee Station, providing protection
USS Uhlmann (4,572 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
served as a plane guard for carrier Bon Homme Richard. In 1968, a year of heavy fighting in the Republic of Vietnam, Uhlmann acted as a plane guard in the
USS Taussig (4,152 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
TF 77. During the following six months, she alternated screening and plane guard duty for the carriers with bombardment and patrol duty with the Escort
USS Meredith (DD-890) (754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
officers at New London, Connecticut, before steaming south to serve as plane guard for the aircraft carrier Randolph during the 1946 midshipmen summer cruise
USS Barry (DD-933) (5,939 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Assigned to the 6th Fleet, the destroyer escorted carriers, operated as plane guard, and conducted ASW barrier patrols before returning to Newport, Rhode
USS Du Pont (DD-152) (1,091 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
returned to tactical exercises with the fleet and occasional duty as a plane guard. Between 9 January and 22 October 1932, Du Pont cruised to the west coast
USS Lyman K. Swenson (1,765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
witnessed the rescue of four pilots and three enlisted men while on plane guard duty, and a typhoon which generated waves 50 and 60 feet (15 and 18 m)
USS Farenholt (DD-332) (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Panama Canal Zone. Gunnery drills, proving torpedoes, acting as plane guard for seaplane-carrying battleships and cruisers, fleet problems, and practice
Brazilian cruiser Bahia (4,206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
000 mi) in the span of about a year. On 4 July 1945, she was acting as a plane guard for transport aircraft flying from the Atlantic to Pacific theaters of
USS Sederstrom (DE-31) (1,002 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
she returned to Saipan; thence continued on to Eniwetok, providing plane guard services for Midway (CVE-63). On 10 August, she returned to the Marianas
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Okinawa, arriving four days later. On 1 March, the vessel acted as a plane guard for strikes against Okinawa and Minami Daito. Upon recovery of the strike
USS Hanson (DD-832) (8,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Korean War. En route to and when departing from Pusan, Hanson provided plane guard for the carriers, acted as a beacon for returning aircraft (bird dog
USS Richard W. Suesens (1,349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
October and the covering operations which followed, the DE, alternating plane guard and screening duties continued to operate with the "jeep" carriers. On
USS Trathen (DD-530) (3,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
December before Trathen joined TG 38.2 on 5 January 1945. She served as plane guard and screening vessel for this group and TG 38.5 through the end of the
USS Turner Joy (4,917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the coast of South Vietnam. On 3 January 1966, the destroyer resumed plane guard duty with Ticonderoga in the South China Sea. The destroyer patrolled
USS William B. Preston (DD-344) (4,516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Pacific, bound for the Asiatic Fleet, William B. Preston served as a plane guard for three days in October and then resumed her routine duties out of
USS Isherwood (DD-520) (1,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in the Caribbean steamed into Newport, her new home port, 6 August. Plane guard duty off Jacksonville and operations in Narragansett Bay occupied her
USS Badger (FF-1071) (6,041 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
soon arrived back on the gunline. On the 19th, Badger was switched to plane guard duty for the aircraft carrier USS Constellation in the Gulf of Tonkin
USS Adams (DM-27) (1,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
remained in the Hawaiian operating area. During that time, she acted as plane guard for Bataan while the carrier conducted carrier landing qualifications
USS Henry W. Tucker (1,308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to join Task Force 77 off the east coast 25 March 1952. Screening and plane guard duty with the fast carrier force alternated with ASW patrol and shore
USS Hyman (1,404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
arrived the day of the Japanese surrender, 15 August. Hyman performed plane-guard duties in Hawaiian waters until arriving at Kwajalein on 5 September
USS Coghlan (DD-326) (567 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
President Warren G. Harding at Washington (7–9 August 1923) and served as a plane guard in the North Atlantic (24 July – 6 September 1924) during the Army's
USS Billingsley (604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and assisted refugees in the Near East. In summer 1924 she acted as plane guard for the North Atlantic crossing of the Army "Around-the-World Flight
USS Shirk (DD-318) (696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
between 19 March and 7 May. Between 26 June and 12 July, she acted as plane guard for aircraft flying from San Diego to Seattle and rejoined the fleet
USS La Vallette (DD-315) (595 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
witnessed the growing importance of naval aviation while serving as plane guard for Lexington (CV-2) during the destroyer's final months of service.
USS Kennedy (DD-306) (633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Pacific Northwest to South America. Gunnery drills, torpedo practice, plane-guard duty, fleet problems, and war maneuvers with the Army kept Kennedy busy
USS Bullard (DD-660) (356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
operated constantly in forward areas of the Pacific rendering fire support, plane guard, patrol, and radar picket services. She participated in the Wake Island
USS Lowry (1,273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
TF 77, Lowry served off the east coast of Korea on shore bombardment, plane guard, and screening duty until early April, then had similar duty off the
USS Hodges (DE-231) (384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Ulithi 26 June. From 1 July until 18 December she was assigned patrol and plane guard duty between Ulithi and Okinawa. Hodges departed Samar 18 December, arriving
USS Beacon (PG-99) (1,804 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
warfare exercises through the end of the year. Other activities included a plane guard and refueling exercise with USS Kitty Hawk on 26 August and a port visit
USS Charles Ausburn (DD-294) (621 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
summer of 1924, Charles Ausburn cruised to northern latitudes to provide plane guard service in the round-the-world flight of Army aircraft, maintaining stations
USS Wiley (DD-597) (563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
served in the screen for Antietam (CV-36) and Boxer (CV-21) and served as plane guard for the carriers while they conducted routine flight operations over
USS John W. Thomason (1,462 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as part of the naval gunfire support team, the ship returned to her plane guard duties in the Tonkin Gulf, this time for Bon Homme Richard. During this
USS Waddell (1,418 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stove" from 26 August to 3 September. During this time, while serving as plane guard for the aircraft carrier Ticonderoga, Waddell rescued Comdr. C. H. Peters
USS Ault (3,541 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
destroyer conducted Caribbean exercises and local operations, including plane guard duty off Jacksonville, Florida, with carrier Lake Champlain. She entered
USS O'Bannon (DD-450) (2,558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and conduct hydrographic surveys. Much of her 1966 tour was spent as plane guard for the aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk, while the carrier's jets struck
USS Barbey (1,607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
After further acoustic trials near Seattle in February and two days as plane guard for Hancock in early March, Barbey embarked the Commander, Destroyer
USS Laub (DD-263) (593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
dispatched 2 to 17 May 1919 to take up position off Newfoundland as plane guard, and navigational aid during the NC-4 transatlantic flight. The destroyer
USS English (1,294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hawaiian Islands 3 September 1944 for final training, and service as plane guard during the qualification of aviators in carrier operations. On 17 December
USS Franks (DD-554) (711 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Hagushi on the western coast. Franks cruised off Okinawa, serving as plane guard for carriers covering the landings 1 April, until 2 April, when she was
USS Key West (PF-17) (431 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
West departed San Francisco on 9 April and served for three weeks on plane-guard station off the North California Coast. The weather ship arrived at Seattle
USS Truxtun (CGN-35) (4,212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
positive identification radar zone (PIRAZ) picket ship, and served as plane-guard ship for carriers Enterprise, Bon Homme Richard, and Ticonderoga. Truxtun
USS Borum (DE-790) (355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
with submarines operating out of New London, Conn., and then acted as plane guard for Croatan (CVE-25) and Solomons (CVE-67). In January 1946 she joined
USS Hull (DD-350) (1,921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
During this increasingly tense pre-war period, Hull often acted as plane guard to the Navy's Pacific aircraft carriers. She continued these operations
USS Durik (DE-666) (323 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Miami until 1 November when she arrived at Mayport, Fla., to serve as plane guard for USS Solomons (CVE-67) during the qualifications of pilots in carrier
USS Childs (DD-241) (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Pearl Harbor, arriving 29 June. She tended seaplanes there and on the plane guard stations off Midway, Wake Island, and Guam until 1 October 1940, when
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After escorting a convoy to Efate in the New Hebrides, she acted as a plane guard and patrolled out of Efate (27 August through 28 October). Moving to
USS James C. Owens (1,785 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
destroyer maneuvers off the Florida coast; and served as escort and plane guard for the carrier Saipan in the Gulf of Mexico. Following operations out
USS Izard (895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pearl Harbor 4 October she spent the next 6 weeks training and standing plane guard duty. As the Pacific Fleet started its mighty sweep across Micronesia
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until February 1963. During the Vietnam War, Floyd B. Parks served as plane guard for aircraft carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated
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years. Once arriving on-station in the CENTCOM AOR, the Tridents flew plane guard, anti-terrorism force protection, anti-surface warfare, logistics, and
USS Robinson (DD-562) (3,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in the Caribbean Sea and returned on 6 March for squadron tactics and plane guard exercises with Saipan (CVL-48) and Midway (CVB-41) off the Virginia Capes
USS Beaufort (PF-59) (375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
out of Argentia as a weather station ship with additional duty as a plane guard and air-sea rescue ship. In March 1946, she was temporarily assigned
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on 14 January, and, before continuing to Norfolk, Virginia acted as a plane guard for aircraft carriers holding shakedown operations in the area. Stormes
USS Paul Jones (DD-230) (963 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Paul Jones moored at Norfolk, Virginia 11 June, and was assigned as a plane guard destroyer for Lake Champlain, in which capacity she served until 4 August
USS Whipple (FF-1062) (2,639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
ship commenced weapons trials. From 4 to 10 October, the ship performed plane-guard duties for the aircraft carrier Constellation, while additionally conducting
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on the morning of 23 May. The warship commenced the month of June as plane guard for Yorktown, as that carrier conducted local operations out of North
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waters where she escorted merchant ships and occasionally served as plane guard for United States Army Air Forces bomber strikes over the Kuriles. Doherty
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Until January 1955, she conducted type training, fleet operations, and plane guard duties along the east coast and in the Caribbean. In January 1955 Black
USS Cotten (989 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
July 1951, Cotten conducted operations in the Caribbean and acted as plane guard at Mayport, Fla., before sailing from her homeport of Newport, R.I. 18
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commission in reserve 7 June 1922. Recommissioned 15 May 1930, Dent acted as plane guard for carrier operations, trained reservists, and sailed for a fleet problem
USS Vesole (DD-878) (508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1964, and during the Vietnam War served as plane guard for aircraft carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated
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and rescue, and plane guard duties. Sycamore HC.51 seven built for the Royal Australian Navy, for search and rescue, and plane guard duties. Sycamore
USS Luce (DD-522) (696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and San Diego en route. She departed 1 November for Pearl Harbor as plane guard for Enterprise (CV-6), and conducted gunnery training exercises in the
USS Denebola (AF-56) (734 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in 1957 and 1958 and carried stores to the Caribbean. She served as plane guard for President Dwight D. Eisenhower's plane and on his return from the
USS Wren (DD-568) (1,193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
operations there and in the Yellow Sea, and Wren provided screen and plane-guard services to them between 10 October and 26 November. Following that assignment
USS Halligan (DD-584) (1,183 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
during the remainder of her duty off Iwo Jima she served as a screen and plane guard ship for offshore carrier operations. One of the last destroyers to return
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May 1944, Carlson trained with submarines and acted as target ship and plane guard for aircraft in the Hawaiian area from June through September 1944. The
USS Cole (DD-155) (713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
to Casablanca in March 1944. On 3 December 1944, she began duty as a plane guard for aircraft carriers conducting air operations out of Quonset Point
USS Moberly (PF-63) (709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Gladwyne (PF-62) sailed for the Marshall Islands to begin weather station and plane guard patrols. The frigates reached Majuro on 5 September, and during the next
USS England (DLG-22) (422 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
engagement from Vietnam to Desert Storm, from rescuing pilots, performing as plane guard or picket, to showing force around the globe. England was awarded the
USS Hailey (DD-556) (925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Mediterranean. When not deployed in the Mediterranean, she served as plane guard for carrier Monterey (CVL-26), training aviation cadets at Pensacola
USS Philip (DD-76) (806 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
problems, engaged in squadron and fleet tactics, acting at times as plane guard for carriers. She decommissioned at Destroyer Base, San Diego, 2 April
USS Willard Keith (DD-775) (2,343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the new year, though, setting sail for Pensacola, Florida, assigned as plane guard for the light carrier Monterey. En route, however, an urgent message
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off North and Central America for division exercises and screen and plane guard duty. Between 1933 and 1935 she twice entered the rotating Reserve as
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Dortch sailed to Trinidad, British West Indies, where she served as plane guard and screen for USS Langley (CVL-27) during the carrier's shakedown cruise
USS Corry (DD-334) (1,279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
tests of sonic depth finders, antiaircraft gunnery, aircraft rescue and plane guard rehearsals. In July 1923 she joined Hull (DD-330) to serve as escort
USS Kimberly (DD-521) (899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the western coast of Korea. The destroyer also acted as ASW screen and plane guard for the aircraft carriers during the raids on enemy positions ashore
USS Hale (DD-642) (1,286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
antisubmarine training and development exercises off the Atlantic coast, plane guard duty or carrier operations in the Gulf of Mexico, and a training cruise
USS Owen (DD-536) (1,217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
her operations were similar to her World War II missions—screening and plane guard. With the latter, she patrolled from Wonsan to Chongjin and acted as
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Pearl Harbor. Arriving 9 August, she conducted exercises and served as plane guard for USS Corregidor (CVE-58) during pilot qualification landings. On 5
USS Young (DD-580) (1,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
westwards, she began operations in the Hawaiian Islands area as escort and plane guard for the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga. On 25 September, she departed
USS Rowe (DD-564) (898 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
July, Rowe rendezvoused with Task Force 38 (TF 38) for screening and plane guard duties during attacks against the Japanese home islands—Honshū, Shikoku
USS Murray (DD-576) (1,355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
operations from her home port, Norfolk. She also served periodically as plane guard during carrier qualification of naval aviation cadets off Pensacola,
USS Warrington (DD-843) (3,087 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
she departed Hong Kong to return to the Gulf of Tonkin, this time for plane guard duty with the fast carriers on Yankee Station. She continued that assignment
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second ship of that name to serve in the US Navy, and operated as a plane-guard ship, standing ready to rescue the crews of any planes downed nearby
USS Chatelain (DE-149) (561 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Chatelain had patrol and convoy escort duty, as well as serving as plane guard during aviation exercises, until 20 November 1945, when she arrived at
USS Hill (DE-141) (384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
proceeded to Argentia, Newfoundland, 3 April to serve as convoy screen and plane guard for escort carrier USS Mission Bay (CVE-59). After repairs at New York
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for duty off Vietnam. From 13 May to 20 July, she provided escort and plane-guard services for attack aircraft carriers in the Gulf of Tonkin. At the end
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Naval Shipyard, the ship returned to San Diego where she operated as a plane guard and participated in antisubmarine operations. On 14 February, she and
USS Sturgeon (SS-187) (2,223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was in the Bonin Islands area from 8 April until 26 May and included plane guard duty near Marcus Island during aircraft carrier strikes there. On 10
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Scouting Fleet. Later in August and September, Barry operated as a plane guard in the Atlantic for the U.S. Army's "Around the World Flight" and was
USS Henley (DD-391) (721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
remained in Australian and New Guinea waters until September 1943 on plane guard, convoy duty, and antisubmarine patrol. When Australian troops established
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Mediterranean on 6 May that year. The ship was extensively deployed for Plane Guard duties with aircraft carriers and took part in Fleet exercises. She returned
USS Cowell (DD-547) (1,103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
joined in guided missile exercises en route to Pearl Harbor, served as plane guard for Essex, served on the Taiwan Patrol, and participated in hunter-killer
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Shield/Operation Desert Storm (28 January–18 March 1991). She alternated plane guard and "shotgun" duties for aircraft carriers Midway, Ranger, and Theodore
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other Islands in the Ryukyus 10 October. She continued on screen and plane guard operations off Formosa and northern Luzon during a 5-day attack beginning
USS Gannet (AM-41) (607 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
base at Kungnait Bay, Greenland (6 October – 23 October). She served on plane guard station in the Davis Strait for an Iceland-Argentia ferry flight before
USS Renshaw (DD-499) (1,316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
where Renshaw rescued a British airman from the sea while acting as plane guard for the Royal Navy carrier HMS Warrior, and also participated in a hunter-killer
USS Dickerson (DD-157) (1,205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Destroyer Squadron 10, Atlantic Squadron, in 1938, Dickerson acted as plane guard for Yorktown operating off Norfolk, then took part in the fleet landing
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arrived home 14 August. Following a period of refresher training and plane guard duty, Lewis Hancock departed Newport 6 May 1957, again heading east.
USS McDermut (DD-677) (1,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the 13 August. In mid-September she steamed to Japan for escort and plane guard duty with carriers conducting training exercises, followed by duty with
USS Farquhar (DE-139) (622 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
liferafts after their patrol bomber splashed, and while in Florida waters as plane guard for carriers conducting operations to qualify aviators, rescued a downed
USS Humphreys (DD-236) (1,530 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
carrier training exercises in the Pacific. Acting as screen ship and plane guard, Humphreys helped perfect the tactics of aircraft carrier warfare which
USS Herndon (DD-638) (745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
San Diego on 15 May. After training exercises and duty as a carrier plane guard, Herndon sailed to Eniwetok on 12 July and remained in the rear area
USS Sacramento (PG-19) (1,588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
San Francisco thereafter, Sacramento operated on weather patrol and plane guard station for the remainder of World War II. Sacramento was decommissioned
USS Guest (DD-472) (908 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
escort carriers bound to Adak, Alaska, thence to Ominato, Japan. After plane guard duty with carriers along the coast of Honshū, she returned via Adak to
USS Preble (DD-345) (1,487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
carriers engaged in training, acting as anti-submarine patrol vessel and plane guard during flight operations. She reached Guam with Vella Gulf (CVE-111)
USS Harold J. Ellison (DD-864) (906 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and headed via the Panama Canal for the Pacific Ocean. She served as plane guard for aircraft carriers on "Yankee Station" in the Tonkin Gulf, participated
USS Corson (AVP-37) (528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Pescadores, acted as advance base support at Keelung, Taiwan, and served as plane guard off Indonesia for United States Air Force jet aircraft flying to Bangkok
USS Porterfield (1,683 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Korean West Coast, and until late December acted as a screening unit and plane guard as well as participating in numerous close support patrols. Porterfield
USS Pope (DE-134) (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
convoy across the Atlantic. After returning to the U.S., Pope performed plane guard duties for the aircraft carrier USS Solomons off Norfolk, Virginia and
USS McCalla (DD-488) (918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sailed among the Fiji, New Hebrides, and Solomon Islands performing plane guard, escort and antisubmarine patrol duties. Toward the end of June the New
USS Ellyson (DD-454) (1,097 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
December. On 6 January 1944 Ellyson once again joined Ranger for screen and plane guard duty in Narragansett Bay. She sailed for north Africa 19 April and arrived
USS Hammann (DD-412) (974 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Force departed for the Coral Sea. Hammann acted as screening ship and plane guard for Lexington, Returning to Tongatapu on 20 April, the Task Force sortied
USS Valley Forge (CG-50) (270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
H. Taft IV. During the 1986 RIMPAC naval exercise, she acted as the plane guard for the aircraft carrier USS Ranger. In March 2003, Valley Forge was
USS Halsey Powell (1,512 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
arriving Japan 16 August. Joining Task Force 77, the destroyer acted as plane guard and screening ship while the carrier planes kept up constant pressure
USS Eberle (DD-430) (769 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
at Pearl Harbor on 20 July to join the aircraft carrier Antietam for plane guard duty. She departed on 1 November for Alaskan waters and called at Petropavlovsk
USS Stembel (1,395 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with carrier TF 77 in support of United Nations Forces. She served as plane guard for Boxer (CVA-21), assisted Iowa (BB-61) in bombarding Kojo and Wonsan
Carrier air wing (4,514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
twin-seat fighters (VF), electronic countermeasures (VAQ), and rescue and plane guard helicopters (HU). During the Vietnam War, Attack Carrier Air Wings typically
USS Brush (786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brush remained on the west coast participating in local operations, plane guard duties, and type training. In May 1950 she was ordered to the Far East
USS Murphy (DD-603) (1,106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Dragoon", the invasion of southern France. She conducted fire support, plane guard, and screening duties during the landings and then departed for New York
USS Price (DE-332) (598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Pearl Harbor 27 July. On 31 August she got underway for Eniwetok as plane guard and escort for USS Kula Gulf (CVE-108). She subsequently put into Ulithi
USS Sicard (DD-346) (1,581 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
practice; towed targets for submarines and air squadrons; performed plane guard duty and made Naval Reserve training cruises. During the period 15 February
USS Massey (1,272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in October 1953 and was briefly assigned to Pensacola, Florida, for plane guard duties. She reentered Hampton Roads in time for Christmas and resumed
USS Mills (DE-383) (699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Adak, Alaska, arriving 8 July. She served there as weather station, plane guard, and escort between Alaskan ports until sailing 20 August for occupation
USS Chandler (DD-206) (1,655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In 1936 she took part in radio sound tests, and in 1940 she served as plane guard during the flight of the United States Secretary of the Navy to Hawaii
USS Noa (DD-343) (1,645 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
During the fall and winter of 1929, Noa was called upon to assist in plane guard duties with carriers Langley (CV-1) and Saratoga (CV-3), off the California
USS Hambleton (DD-455) (1,227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
communications liaison, she conducted antisubmarine patrols and served as plane guard for the battleship Duke of York through August. She then returned to
USS The Sullivans (DD-537) (5,608 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Philippine area, screening the fast carriers and standing by on plane guard duties, through mid-November. At dusk on the 19th, during one of the
USS Ludlow (DD-438) (977 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
duty continued until 23 January 1945, when Ludlow sailed for a month's plane guard duty off the west coast of Africa, returning to Boston on 28 February
USS Roy O. Hale (DE-336) (652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for Pearl Harbor, arriving on 2 September for a month of escort and plane guard duty. On 17 October she returned to San Diego with veterans awaiting
USS Ross (DD-563) (1,535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and until the 19th, she remained in that area providing screening and plane guard services for the carriers. On 19 June, she headed east with Kalinin Bay
USS Aylwin (DD-355) (6,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
briefly at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone, before sailing on the 10th for a plane-guard station off Champerico, Guatemala, to provide a directional bearing along
USS Hamner (DD-718) (1,049 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Tàu River to shell the Rung Sat Special Zone. Hamner joined TG 77.6 as plane guard for Oriskany (CVA-34) on 1 October and continued this duty until receiving
USS Preston (DD-795) (1,410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the Vietnam combat area. Joining TG 77.5 on 12 August, she performed plane guard and screening duties for the carriers Coral Sea (CV-43) and Ticonderoga
USS Kingfisher (AM-25) (737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on 1 June; she then sailed to Wallis Island on 28 July for a month of plane guard and rescue duty. With a lighter in tow she departed Suva, Fiji, 12 September
USS Monssen (DD-798) (1,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Ryūkyūs. For the next 7 weeks she served on radar picket stations and as plane guard as air operations were conducted in support of the Okinawa campaign.
USS O'Brien (DD-415) (854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Pearl Harbor, the ship performed escort duty and acted as patrol and plane guard. She got underway on 17 August with Task Force 17 (TF 17) to reinforce
USS Nelson (DD-623) (1,142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Algeria, returning 31 March. Throughout April and May Nelson served as plane guard and screen for the escort carrier Card, and on 16 May Lt. Comdr. Clark
USS Hammerberg (866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Operation "Unitas VII" through November. In late March while serving plane guard duty astern of USS Essex (CVS 9), Hammerberg attempted to rescue the
USS Stafford (1,496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Corregidor at Alameda, California, and operated with the escort carrier as plane guard until 9 December. On 12 December, she reported to the Commander, 19th
USS Lawrence (DDG-4) (802 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
providing naval gunfire support, rescuing downed aviators and serving as plane guard during aircraft carrier operations. Among her guests on Yankee Station
USS Robert L. Wilson (DD-847) (1,141 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and hand grenades. In early November Robert L. Wilson was assigned as plane guard for Constellation (CVA-64) on "Yankee Station". She remained in the Far
USS Leonard F. Mason (DD-852) (1,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
training. On 19 September she departed for WestPac, where she conducted plane guard duty on "Yankee Station" and naval gunfire support, until sailing for
USS Lang (DD-399) (960 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
carrier and antisubmarine training. In December she acted as screen and plane guard during flight operations for Yorktown and Ranger off the Maine coast
USS Kalk (DD-611) (1,022 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Kalk operated with the 5th and 3rd Fleets off the Ryūkyūs as escort, plane guard, and ASW screen. Concerned primarily with screening supply ships between
USS Robinson (DD-88) (1,817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
then returned to Halifax 11 May and got underway on 14 May to act as plane guard for seaplane NC-4 which had been delayed by repairs at Chatham Naval
USS Sproston (DD-577) (2,250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
support until 14 May. She then joined Hancock (CVA-19) as escort and plane guard for two and one-half months. During this period of deployment, she performed
USS Mansfield (1,218 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with the 7th Fleet. For the next 6 months she carried out screening and plane guard duties with fast carriers, and provided gunfire support for South Vietnamese
USS Burden R. Hastings (1,426 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
remainder of World War II Burden R. Hastings operated as a convoy escort, plane guard, and unit of various hunter-killer groups in the area of the Marshall
USS George K. MacKenzie (DD-836) (1,241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
embarked. During this training period, the MacKenzie was ordered to perform plane guard duty for the Ranger (CV-61), due to soon rotate back to Vietnam. George
USS Borie (DD-704) (1,104 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1968, Borie began her Vietnam deployment, serving in the Tonkin Gulf on plane guard and radar picket duty. On the gun line, her gunners fired over 7,000
USS Hull (DD-945) (732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
helped rescue several downed U.S. aviators. Additionally, Hull served as plane guard for carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated in Operation
USS Forrest Royal (DD-872) (1,225 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
conducted special tests for the Bureau of Ships in the Caribbean, served as plane guard and escort for aircraft carriers, took part in the development of antisubmarine
USS Edson (1,248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
battery while providing a naval gunfire support mission. Edson served as plane guard for aircraft carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated
USS John D. Ford (1,918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Casablanca. From 24 May 1945 to 27 June, she acted as escort and plane guard for Boxer during the carrier's shakedown in the Caribbean, then she returned
USS Tracy (DD-214) (2,275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from 1 April 1928 until the spring of 1929, Tracy served on occasion as plane guard destroyer with the aircraft carriers Lexington and Saratoga before preparing
USS Shelton (DD-790) (1,492 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and one-half months of her deployment, she performed such duties as: plane guard and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) protection at Yankee Station; screening
USS Charles S. Sperry (1,199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by TF 38 as the invasion began on 1 April 1945, and Sperry served as plane guard and radar picket for her force. On 7 April, planes from the carriers
HMS Exmouth (F84) (562 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Crete which made her the only Type 14 to get this far east. She acted as plane guard for the aircraft carrier Ark Royal and was involved in the search for
USS Tanager (AM-5) (1,146 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1923 during an ornithological survey. In August 1925, she served on a plane guard station for the PN flying boats' unsuccessful flight from the U.S. West
USS Samuel N. Moore (1,090 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
September 1965, she provided gunfire support off Vietnam, operated as a plane guard in the South China Sea, and fired on targets in the Mekong Delta, before
USS Henry B. Wilson (1,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operations. She returned to San Diego early in May. Henry B. Wilson served as plane guard for carriers on Yankee Station in the Tonkin Gulf, participated in Sea
USS The Sullivans (DDG-68) (1,852 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Enterprise off Georgia for a week of underway training. While providing plane guard services on 11 December, a T-45 Goshawk trainer splashed following take-off
USS Kretchmer (DE-329) (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
duty off the southern coast of the United States. While operating as plane guard and screen for USS Essex (CV-9) in Key West, Florida, waters, Kretchmer
USS Cummings (DD-365) (850 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Cummings participated in flotilla and fleet training, and served as plane guard for the carriers Yorktown (CV-5) and Lexington (CV-2). When the security
USS Ramsden (DE-382) (878 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
arriving 8 July. On the 15th, she shifted to Attu, whence she operated on plane guard duty for the remainder of World War II. After Japan capitulated, the
USS Hunt (DD-674) (2,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
cruised from that port for the next 2½ years conducting antisubmarine and plane guard duty. She departed Newport 1 June 1954 for Yokosuka, Japan where she
USS Thrush (AM-18) (1,249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
mouth of the St. Johns River, near Jacksonville, Florida, Thrush stood plane-guard duty while tending a covey of Martin PBM Mariners through January and
USS Maury (DD-401) (1,521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
During the ensuing Tulagi-Guadalcanal landing operations, Maury served as plane guard for Enterprise as she carried out continuous flight operations in support
USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) (2,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
power, bounced, and landed inverted in the water off the port side. The plane guard destroyer rescued the three crewmen from the unsuccessful landing and
USS Wileman (DE-22) (1,556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
opponent for Pacific Fleet submarines. Later, she also served as escort and plane guard for Corregidor (CVE-58) and Tripoli (CVE-64) during air training operations
USS Charrette (2,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
June, and Charrette continued her screening, antiaircraft firing, and plane guard duties throughout the two days of action that broke the back of Japanese
USS Wadleigh (2,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
arrived at Pensacola, Florida, on 17 August, to commence four weeks of plane-guard duty for Cabot. She rescued three downed aviators from the Gulf of Mexico
USS Silverstein (1,987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
February and returned to Okinawa to resume ASW training, then to act as plane guard for Bataan. On 29 February, she returned to Japan at Sasebo. On 6 March
USS Aubrey Fitch (1,676 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
months of the year. In June, Aubrey Fitch began providing escort and plane guard services for America and Saratoga when the carriers put to sea to conduct
USS Hawkins (DD-873) (1,715 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and controlled jet aircraft in combat air patrols. She also acted as plane guard during operations in the Formosa Straits designed to discourage Communist
USS Rodman (DD-456) (1,988 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
training and patrol duties at NS Argentia, Newfoundland with screening and plane guard services for the aircraft carrier Ranger as that carrier trained aviation
USS Rodman (DD-456) (1,988 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
training and patrol duties at NS Argentia, Newfoundland with screening and plane guard services for the aircraft carrier Ranger as that carrier trained aviation
USS Stewart (DD-224) (2,280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
overhaul on 5 April 1940. Upon leaving the yard on 1 June, Stewart acted as plane guard vessel for seaplanes flying between Guam and the Philippines and then
USS Thorn (DD-647) (1,685 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
for the landings on 15 September. During this deployment as screen and plane guard, Thorn rescued the crews of three Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bombers
USS Douglas H. Fox (1,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Norfolk, Virginia 2 November 1945 and served on local operations and plane guard duty in the Caribbean. She aided in the shakedown of the aircraft carrier
USS Lansdale (DD-426) (1,592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
January 1942 before arriving Casco Bay, Maine on 1 February to serve as plane guard for the aircraft carrier Wasp. For the next six months, anti-submarine
USS Scamp (SS-277) (1,964 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Foiled in an attempt to return to the area, she headed south to act as plane guard north of Lyra Reef for B-24 bombers. On February 6, she put into Milne
USS Walter C. Wann (2,458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
occupy the key Osaka-Kyoto-Kobe area, and Walter C. Wann later rendered plane-guard duties for Suwannee off the Hiroshima-Kure occupation zone. Walter C
USS Stethem (1,889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
opportunity to support the Theodore Roosevelt CBG as a carrier escort and a plane guard. After serving as command ship for Northern Persian Gulf Maritime Interception
Task Force 95 (1,335 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Task Force 95, Philip steamed to Inchon to join HMS Warrior and act as plane guard for the British carrier on the United Nations Blockade. Philip escorted
HMCS Bonaventure (3,194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
air group was composed of VS 880 (Tracker), HS 50 (Sea King), an HO4S plane guard from HU 21 squadron and a COD Tracker from VU 32 squadron. From February
USS Preble (DDG-46) (680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
7th Fleet off the coast of Vietnam. During these tours she served as plane guard for aircraft carriers in the Tonkin Gulf, patrolled on Search and Rescue
USS Newell (DE-322) (1,534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In April, Newell steamed to Florida, where she acted as escort and plane guard for a carrier training pilots. During this period, the ship recovered
USS Drayton (DD-366) (1,099 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
exercises and tactical problems preparing the fleet for action. Underway as plane guard for Lexington in TF 12 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Drayton
USCGC Owasco (WHEC-39) (1,398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Guard's 255-foot cutter OWASCO during her recent weather patrol and plane guard duty on Ocean Station "Bravo" situated in the passage between Labrador
Piasecki HUP Retriever (2,274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A U.S. Navy HUP plane guard doing its work in 1953
USS Juneau (CL-119) (889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Force operating off the east coast of Korea. The ship conducted daily plane guard for the attack carriers, and returned to Long Beach, California, on 1
USS Tills (1,931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
offensive with its deadly aircraft. Tills served as antisubmarine screen and plane guard for these strikes which commenced on 1 June. The group returned to Kerama
USS Laffey (DD-724) (3,408 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
August. Operating out of Norfolk, she participated in fleet exercises and plane guard duties and on 7 October rescued four passengers from Able, a schooner
USS Du Pont (DD-941) (1,226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and September 1959, visiting Southampton, England, after serving as plane guard for the transatlantic flight of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. On 28
Operation Argus (2,814 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
maintained a weather picket 463 km west of the task force, provided a plane guard for Tarawa during flight operations, and carried out standard destroyer
INS Vikramaditya (6,737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft owing to her configuration as a STOBAR carrier. Utility and plane guard duties are undertaken by the HAL Chetak (or HAL Dhruv). The Westland
USS Kite (AMS-22) (661 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Marianas on ASW patrols, convoy escort, submarine training exercises, and plane guard duty for crews of downed B-29 bombers. After the fighting stopped YMS-374
VMA-231 (2,191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fuel tank and accompanied by a PBY Catalina flying boat acting as a plane guard, the squadron conducted the longest overwater flight by single-engine
Westland Wessex (4,447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wessex helicopters were retained to perform its secondary roles as a plane guard, search and rescue platform, and as a utility transport helicopter. The
Samuel L. Gravely Jr. (938 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
War he commanded the destroyer USS Taussig (DD-746) as it performed plane guard duty and gunfire support off the coast of Vietnam in 1966, making him
USS Schofield (1,254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
experimental hydrofoil, USS High Point, to her helicopter inflight refueling, plane guard, and escort responsibilities. The exercise was completed on 4 March.
Thomas Washington (843 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Kurils to Calcutta, the destroyer squadrons of the Fleet sailed on plane-guard stations, transported supplies and spare parts, and provided radio bearings
Peter Mills (American politician) (950 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Newport around the world in order to serve on the Vietnam gunline, do plane guard duty on Yankee Station and patrol the Taiwan Straits. It fired 2787 rounds
USS Alden (4,866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mayport, Florida, on 2 June, where, upon her arrival, she was assigned plane guard duty with Guadalcanal, the ship assigned to conduct carrier qualifications
509th Composite Group (6,227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
allegedly attempted to enter the aircraft to inspect it and was warned by a plane guard who aimed his carbine at the general's chest that he could not do so
USS Biscayne (2,721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Atlantic Fleet and operated out of Boston, Massachusetts, on patrol and plane guard missions from 7 December 1941 until 27 May 1942. For the next four months
Bahia-class cruiser (1,361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to other minor modifications. On 4 July 1945, Bahia was acting as a plane guard for transport aircraft flying from the Atlantic to Pacific theaters of
USS Independence (LCS-2) (3,141 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
warfare package in 96 hours. The first RIMPAC scenario was acting as plane guard for the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, for which it received "Bravo
USS Manley (DD-940) (1,773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Juan, Puerto Rico. Following those operations, she took her position as plane guard for the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt during operations up the eastern seaboard
USS Allen M. Sumner (2,827 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Force (TF) 77 in the Sea of Japan and began two months of duty as a plane guard and antisubmarine screening ship for the fast carriers while they sent
USS Bangust (3,086 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bangust operated on antisubmarine screening station and carried out plane guard duties as required. Detached on 7 May, Bangust sailed for Guam and reached
USS Bauer (2,085 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arriving on "Yankee Station" on 18 December, Bauer provided screen and plane guard services to the carriers for the next 10 weeks. On 7 March, she steered
HMS Victorious (R38) (4,512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
aircraft then rolled slowly over the side. It sank very slowly, but the plane-guard helicopter crew couldn't release the pilot, and it was seen that Cdr
Tucker-class destroyer (4,090 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of 1918, Wadsworth underwent a five-month overhaul. She served as a plane guard for the Navy's transatlantic flight attempt by four Navy-Curtiss flying
USS Wright (CVL-49) (2,285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
days later, Wright put to sea with two British destroyers acting as her plane guard for NATO Operation Mainbrace. She conducted air defense maneuvers and
USS Altair (AD-11) (1,227 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was shifted to Pearl. En route to her new duty station, she served as plane guard for Navy Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boats being ferried to Oahu
USS Texas (BB-35) (11,234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
fleet's battleships and newer cruisers. In May 1919, Texas served as a plane guard and navigational aid for the successful attempt by Navy Curtiss NC flying
USS Gridley (DLG-21) (1,805 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
sailing for the Orient 18 November. She left Subic Bay 2 January 1967 for plane guard duty in the China Sea and the Gulf of Tonkin. After varied duties in
USS Vireo (AM-52) (2,962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
from the air. Between December 1930 and March 1931, Vireo served as plane guard for aircraft engaged in supporting the Nicaraguan-Puerto Rican aerial
USS Somers (DD-947) (1,782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
navies in the SEATO exercise, "Sea Rover." After that, she returned to plane guard duties, this time for USS Constellation. Two days after joining the carrier
USS Taylor (DD-468) (6,195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Subic Bay, she arrived on station off Vietnam on 21 August. Taylor did plane guard duty for Intrepid (CVS-11) for a day; then steamed off with the carrier
USS Thomaston (LSD-28) (2,530 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
TG 76.4 executed "Eagle Pull" on 12 April, and Thomaston took part as a plane guard on station to the south. Upon the successful completion of the operation
USS Wright (AV-1) (3,788 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of California. Wright departed San Diego on 10 October and took up a plane guard station off Las Tres Marias, Mexico, soon thereafter, covering one leg
History of the Royal Canadian Navy (7,716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
others scrapped Sikorsky H-19 "Horse" Sikorsky Aircraft  United States plane guard helicopter H04S-3 2? acquired 1956; retired 1967 and replaced by CH-124
USS Beale (DD-471) (7,897 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
back to the West Indies where she served as antisubmarine escort and plane guard for the recently commissioned aircraft carrier Essex during her shakedown
USS Benham (DD-49) (2,403 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
again in 1921, she patrolled the eastern seaboard until assigned duty as plane guard and tender to the Atlantic Fleet Air Squadrons. That duty terminated
List of inactive United States Navy helicopter squadrons (1,764 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
originally established by the Naval Air Training Command as HCT-16 to provide Plane Guard services aboard the Naval Air Training Command's training Aircraft Carrier
USS Worden (CG-18) (5,414 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Worden departed on 1 March and returned to the Gulf of Tonkin to assume plane-guard duties for the aircraft carrier Ranger. On 19 March, the frigate received
USS Worcester (CL-144) (2,857 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
forces to interrupt the operation. Worcester's helicopter also performed plane-guard duty, standing by in the air to rescue any ditched pilots from the waters
USS Biddle (CG-34) (4,459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Gulf of Tonkin on 7 November and spent the next six days serving as plane guard for the aircraft carrier Coral Sea. On 13 November, the warship cleared
Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Seven (2,623 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
SAR backup for Operation End Sweep the demining of Haiphong harbor and plane guard flights for host carrier. 24 September the last cross-deck USS Coral
USS Kitkun Bay (14,765 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of VC-91 crashed in a Wildcat (BuNo 73623) flying from the ship but a plane guard destroyer rescued him. On the 14th, the ship launched her own CAP, and
List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1935–1939) (15,688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in a Grumman F3F-1, BuNo 221, accidentally flies into the foremast of plane guard destroyer. Plane and body sink in 4,600 feet of water. 7 December First
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 United States USS Frank E. Evans – On 3 June 1969, while operating as a plane guard for the Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne in the SEATO training
List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1950–1954) (41,058 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Decker escapes from the wreckage with minor injuries to be rescued by the plane guard helicopter. Cause was possibly accidental engagement of the flight control
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allowed the plane to avoid being run over by the ship. The America's plane guard helicopter recovered all the aircrew. The airframe continued to float
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Station, where, from 13 May to 20 July 1968 she provided escort and plane guard services for four successive attack aircraft carriers: USS Bon Homme
List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1943–1944) (39,001 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
into the sea, the two aviators in the rear fuselage are rescued by the plane guard destroyer. Pilot stayed with the forward section which remained on deck
List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1955–1959) (52,295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
he drowns when the airframe sinks to the seabed, despite efforts of plane guard crewmen Lt. R. A. Duxbury from the rescue Westland Whirlwind. Members
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September 1945 Operations: World War I convoy escort, Transatlantic flight plane guard, World War II convoy escort and aircraft target ship Designation: Destroyer