Recent Updates to List of US Navy Serial Numbers



Last revised March 29, 2020



163451		F/A-86C		MSN 662/C020
1/22/88: TOS USN. 
By 4/89 to after 10/98: Strike Fighter Squadron 86 (VFA-86), NAS Cecil Field, FL.
Ca.8/90 to ca.3/91: Deployed aboard USS America for combat operations in support of Operation Desert Storm.
By 8/10: Navy Flight Demonstration Team (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL. Marked as Blue Angels #1.
By 7/11:  Blue Angels #3
By 10/11: Blue Angels #1
By 5/14:  Blue Angels #6
By 7/14:  Blue Angels #5
By 9/14:  Blue Angels #6
By 5/15:  Blue Angels #5
By 3/17: Blue Angels #2
4/17:  Blue Angels #5
5/17:  Blue Angels #2
By 7/17:  Blue Angels #5
9/17 to after 9/18: Blue Angels #2
By 5/19: Blue Angels #4

163455		F/A-18C	
2/1/88: TOS USN.
By 1/89: Strike Fighter Squadron 82 (VFA-82), NAS Cecil Field, FL. 
Ca.8/90 to ca.3/91: Deployed aboard USS America for combat operations in support of Operation Desert Storm.
By 3/99: VFA-115, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 2002: Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 212 (VMFA-212), MCAS Iwakuni, Japan.
By 2006: Navy Flight Demonstration Team (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL.
By 10/10: Blue Angels #4
By 4/11: Blue Angels #6
By 11/11: Blue Angels #3
By 5/15: Blue Angels #6
6/2/16: Crashed shortly after takeoff in Smyrna, TN, pilot killed.

163462		F/A-18C		MSN 0683/C027
1988: TOS USN. Assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 82 (VFA-82), NAS Cecil Field, FL.
By 5/99 to after 3/05: VFA-81, NAS Oceana, VA.
By 11/06: VFA-106, NAS Oceana, VA.
By 2017: Navy Flight Demonstration Team (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL.
By 9/17 to after 5/18: Blue Angels #5
By 10/18:  Blue Angels #4 
By  4/19:  Blue Angels #5 
By 5/19 to after 11/19: Blue Angels #2

163485		F/A-18C		MSN 717/C044
6/9/88: TOS USN. Assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 83 (VFA-83), NAS Cecil Field, FL.
8/7/90 to 3/28/91: Deployed aboard USS Saratoga to the Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea for combat support of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
By 10/98: VFA-86, NAS Cecil Field, FL.
By 4/09: VFA-106, NAS Oceana, VA.
By 4/16: Navy Flight Demonstration Team (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL.
4/16 -to after 11/17: Blue Angels #1
By 3/18: Blue Angels #3
By 12/21/18 to after 4/5/19: Blue Angels #4
By 5/28/19: Blue Angels #6
By 6/1/19	Blue Angels #5
By 6/26/19: Blue Angels #6
In 7/19 to after 8/3/19: Blue Angels #4
By 8/24/19: Blue Angels #6

163495		F/A-18C		MSN 0733/C051
10/8/88: TOS USN. Assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 83 (VF-83), NAS Cecil Field, FL.
8/7/90 to 3/28/91: Deployed aboard USS Saratoga to the Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea for combat support of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
By 1/99: VFA-115, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 1/03: Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 232 (VMFA-232), MCAS Miramar, CA.
1-4/03: Deployed to Kuwait and flew combat missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
By 6/7/03: No squadron markings.
By 2006: VFA-97, NAS Lemoore, CA.
1/18/06: Crashed 5 mi N of NAF El Centro, CA, during night bombing training flight.  Pilot killed.

163498		F/A-18C		MSN 737/C053
8/24/88: TOS USN.
By 5/89: Strike Fighter Squadron 81 (VFA-81), NAS Oceana, VA.
1-2/91: Deployed aboard USS Independence for combat missions in support of Operation Desert Storm. Flew combat missions in support of Operation Desert Storm. 
By 3/99: VFA-115, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 11/00: VFA-125, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 8/03- after 3/04: VFA-146, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 2011: Navy Flight Demonstration Team (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL. Blue Angels #5.
By 6/11: Blue Angels #2.
By 11/11: Blue Angels #5
By 3/12 to after 5/12: Blue Angels #2
By 8/12 to after 11/12: Blue Angels #6
By 3/13 to after 11/14: Blue Angels #1.
By 5/15 to 8/15: Blue Angels #6
9/15: Blue Angels #4.
10/15: Blue Angels #3
By 9/16: Blue Angels #4.
5/30/18: Installed at Captain Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial, Lee Victory Recreation Park, Smyrna, TN. Marked as Blue Angel 6.
6/7/18: Memorial Dedicated.

163505		F/A-18C		
10/4/88: TOS USN.
By 5/89: Strike Fighter Squadron 81 (VFA-81), NAS Cecil Field, FL.
1/91 to 2/91: Deployed aboard USS Saratoga. Flew combat missions in support of Operation Desert Storm.
By 6/98: VFA-86, NAS Cecil Field, FL. 
6/27/99: Suffered Class A flight deck damage on board USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67). 
1999: Squadron moved to MCAS Beaufort, SC. 
By 5/03: VFA-106, NAS Oceana, VA.
By 1/11: Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 (VMFAT-101), MCAS Miramar, CA. 
8/22/13: AMARC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ. 
Unknown date: TOS RAAF as A21-48.

163705		F/A-18C		MSN 767/C067
Ca.1989:  TOS USN. Assigned to Strike fighter Squadron 25 (VFA-25), NAS Lemoore, CA.
Ca.9/90 to ca 3/91: Deployed aboard USS Independence for combat missions in support of Operation Desert Storm
By 1993: VFA-192, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 1998: VFA-195, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 1/99: VFA-147, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 3/04: VFA-125, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 5/09: Navy Flight Demonstration Team (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL
By 5/21/09 to after 11/13/10: Blue Angels #1 
By 2/2/11 to after 6/18/11: Blue Angels #4
By 4/4/19 to after 10/17/19: Blue Angels #6
By 11/9/119: Blue Angels #5

163708		F/A-18C		
By 1993 to 1998: Strike Fighter Squadron 195 (VFA-195), NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 2002: VFA-147, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 2006 to after 9/09: Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, NAS Fallon, NV.
By 4/19: Navy Flight Demonstration Team (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL. 
By 4/6/19 to after 5/24/19: Blue Angels #6
By 6/29/19: Blue Angels #3
By 7/28/19: Blue Angels #2

163765		F/A-18C		MSN 845/C122
8/13/89: TOS USN. Assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 113 (VFA-113), NAS Lemoore, CA.
ca.12/90 to ca.3/91: Deployed aboard USS Independence for missions in support of Operation Desert Storm.
By 1993: VFA-195, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 10/98: VFA-147, NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 6/18/11: Navy Flight Demonstration Team (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL. #4
By 7/23/11 to after 11/12/11: Blue Angels #6.
By 2/16/12 to after 3/3/12: Blue Angels #3
By 4/15/12: Blue Angel #6
By 4/28/12 to after 2/13: Blue Angels #3
By 12/13/13 to after 3/21/14: Blue Angels #5
By 4/12/14: Blue Angels #3.
By 4/24/14: Blue Angels #2
By 4/26/14 : Blue Angels #5 
By 5/17/14 to after 2014-10-26: Blue Angels #2

164021		F/A-18C		MSN 905/C162
3/28/90: TOS USN.
By 5/94: Strike Fighter Squadron 146 (VFA-146), NAS Lemoore, CA.
By 3/99 to after 10/05: Strike Fighter Squadron 94 (VFA-94),NAS Lemoore, CA.
3/3/03 to 11/03: Deployed aboard USS Nimitz to the Persian Gulf for combat flights supporting Iraqi Freedom.
5/7/05: Deployed aboard USS Nimitz to the Persian Gulf for combat flights supporting Iraqi Freedom.
By 8/07 to after 3/10: Strike Fighter Squadron 125 (VFA-125), NAS Lemoore, CA.
8/27/07: While making emergency landing at NAS Lemoore, CA wheel mount caught in wire causing Class A damage. Pilot uninjured.
By 5/4/18: Naval Air Warfighting Development Center, NAS Fallon, NV.

164220		F/A-18C		MSN 983/C209
12/21/90: TOS USN.
By 11/98 to after 11/12: Strike Fighter Squadron 113 (VFA-113), NAS Lemoore, CA. 
Ca 2003: Deployed aboard USS Abraham Lincoln to the Persian Gulf for combat missions in support of Iraqi Freedom
1/06 to 7/06: Deployed aboard USS Ronald Reagan to the Persian Gulf for combat missions in support of Iraqi Freedom.

161942
By 6/7/03: Blue Angel #4. 
By 4/18: at Corpus Christi it is marked as Blue Angel #1

161956
By 2003: Blue Angels #3
By 10/04: Blue Angels #5

161959
1997: Blue Angels #4
By 10/04: Blue Angels #5
By 6/06: Blue Angels #2
By10/09: Blue Angels #4

161967
By 10/04: Blue Angels #1

161975
By 11/95: Blue Angels #4
By 10/04: Blue Angels #2

161983
By 6/03	Blue Angels #6 

161984
By 11/95: Blue Angels #3

162411
By 6/19: Blue Angels #5

162826
1999: Blue Angels #5
By 10/09: Blue Angels #3

163093
2008: Blue Angels #6
By 7/11: Blue Angels #4

163106
By 8/06: Blue Angels #6
By 5/07 to after 11/07: Blue Angels #5
By 2/09 to after 1/11: Blue Angels #2
By 3/14: Blue Angels #4
By 5/15: Blue Angels #5

163130
2007: Blue Angels #6
By 3/08: Blue Angels #5
By 3/09: Blue Angels #3

163435
By 6/06: Blue Angels #6
By 3/11: Blue Angels #5
By 3/13: Blue Angels #2

163439
By 2016: Blue Angels #1
By 8/16: Blue Angels #3
By 5/18: Blue Angels #1
By 10/18: Blue Angels #4
By 4/19: Blue Angels #1
By 11/19: Blue Angels #2

163442
By 2011: Blue Angels #5
By 3/11: Blue Angels #3
By 7/11: Blue Angels #1
By 11/11: Blue Angels #5
By 12/13: Blue Angels #3
By 10/14: Blue Angels #4
By 5/15: Blue Angels #1
By 7/15: Blue Angels #6
By 4/16: Blue Angels #4


References:

1. Glenn Chatfield