Recent Updates to List of US Navy Serial Numbers



Last revised December 30, 2019


134806		F4D-1.   Most of this you have; note Test Pilot School was from 1963 to 1969.
7/21/56:  Assigned to Fighter Squadron 141 (VF-141), Assigned to USS Bon Homme Richard.
Ca.1957: Fighter Squadron 23 (VF-23), NAS Moffett Field, CA, assigned to USS Hancock.
Ca.1/58:  Marine Fighter Attack Squadron VMF (AW)-542, MCAS El Toro, CA.
Ca.1959: Marine Fighter Attack Squadron VMF (AW)-513, NAS Atsugi, Japan.
Unknown date: Marine Fighter Attack Squadron VMF (AW)-314, MCAS El Toro, CA.
Unknown date:  Marine All-Weather Fighter Squadron VMF (AW)-114, MCAS Cherry Point, NC.
1962: Naval Air Test Center, NAS Patuxent River, MD.
7/6/62: Redesignated F-6A.
1963:  Naval Test Pilot School, NAS Patuxent River, MD. 
11/25/69: Ferried to National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, FL

145347		F8U-1
6/30/58:  TOS USN. Assigned Fighter Squadron 174 (VF-174), Cecil Field, FL. Used for training east coast Crusader replacement pilots.
11/60: Fighter Squadron 11 (VF-11), NAS Cecil Field, FL.
2/15/61: Deployed aboard USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA-42), departing from Naval Station Mayport, FL. The squadron spent most of FDR's cruise shore based at the U.S. naval base at Rota, Spain. There the squadron averaged around 600 flight hours per month while practicing tactics and gunnery. VF-11 also engaged Air Force F-104s from a nearby base in mock dogfights.
8/61: Returned to Cecil Field, FL.
4/62: Fighter Squadron 174 (VF-174), Cecil Field, FL.
7/6/62: Redesignated F-8A.
1962: Utility Squadron 2 (VU-2), NAS Oceana, VA. Assisted the Anti-Air Warfare Training Center at Dam Neck, VA.
6/74: Largely withdrawn from active service, the aircraft was ferried between several air stations before ending up at the U.S. Navy Plant Representative Office in Baltimore, Maryland where it remained in storage until being donated to the National Naval Aviation Museum.
Ca.3/71: Ferry flight to the National Naval Aviation Museum, NAS Pensacola, FL.
3/24/71: SOC.

145609		F8U-1P
1959: TOS USN. Assigned to Marine Composite Reconnaissance Squadron 3 (VMCJ-3), MCAS El Toro, CA.
7/6/62: Redesignated RF-8A.
1966:  Fighter Photo Reconnaissance Squadron 62 (VFP-62), NAS Cecil Field, FL.
1966: Converted to RF-8G.
1972: Marine Photo Reconnaissance Squadron 4 (VMJ-4), NAS Olathe, KS.
1/74: AMARC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ for storage.
12/75: Returned to service.
1/76: Light Photographic Squadron 63 (VFP-63), NAS Miramar, CA.
4/27/82: AMARC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ as 2F0425.
4/84: Salvaged.
12/3/02: Removed from storage at MASDC for eventual display at the Naval Air Museum, Barbers Point, HI. Apparently the transfer never took place.
12/02: Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ.
By 2007: National Naval Aviation Museum, NAS Pensacola, FL.
2013-2016: Restored. Marked as when with VFP-62.

145645		F8U-1P
1959: TOS USN. Assigned to Fighter Photo Reconnaissance Squadron-62 (VFP-62), Cecil Field, FL.
7/6/62: Redesignated RF-8A.
Ca.1965: Light Photographic Squadron 63 (VFP-63), NAS Miramar, CA.
Ca.1966: Converted to RF-8G.
5/18/82: AMARC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ as 2F0429.
2007: USS Battleship Alabama Memorial Park, Mobile, AL.
By 2012: Restored as when with VFP-62.

146860		F8U-1P
9/30/59: TOS USN as F8U-1P. Assigned to Marine Composite Reconnaissance Squadron 3 (VMCJ-3), MCAS El Toro, CA.
7/6/62: Redesignated RF-8A.
By 4/64: Marine Composite Reconnaissance Squadron 1 (VMCJ-1), MCAS Iwakuni, Japan.
4/64 to 4/65:Deployed aboard USS Ticonderoga and flew combat missions over Vietnam.
1965: Marine Composite Reconnaissance Squadron 3 (VMCJ-3), MCAS El Toro, CA..
1967: Fleet Composite Squadron 7 (VC-7), NAS Miramar, CA.
4/71: AMARC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ for storage.
7/72: Removed from storage and converted to RF-8G.
1972: Light Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron 206 (VFP-206), Carrier Air Reserve Wing Twenty (CVWR-20), Washington NAF, MD.
10/18/86: Last carrier landing aboard CV-66 USS America off the Virginia coast.
3/30/87: Ferried to National Air & Space Museum, Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC. Last operational F-8 In the Navy.
3/30/87: SOC.

146898		F8U-1P
2/26/60: TOS USN.
3/4/60: Composite Photographic Squadron Sixty-Three (VCP-63), NAS Miramar, CA.
3/4/61: Unit redesignated as Light Photographic Squadron 63 (VFP-63)
7/6/62: Redesignated RF-8A.
9/25/66: Fighter Photo Reconnaissance Squadron 62 (VFP-62), NAS Cecil Field, FL.
6/28/68: VFP-63, NAS Miramar, CA
6/27/69: Marine Air Reserve Training Detachment, NAS Olathe, KS.
6/18/70: MARTD, NAS Dallas, TX.
Ca.1973: Converted to RF-8G.
1/5/74: Light Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron 306 (VFP-306), NAF Washington, DC.
12/9/75: VFP-63, NAS Miramar, CA.
6/15/76: VFP-306, NAF Washington, DC.
11/9/84: SOC.
By 1990: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL.
11/93: USS Battleship Alabama Memorial Park, Mobile, AL.
8/29/05: Damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
2/09: Fort Worth Aviation Museum, Fort Worth Meacham Airport, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.

147030		F8U-2	
Ca.1960: TOS USN as F8U-2. Assigned to Marine Fighter Squadron 333 (VMF-333), MCAS Beaufort, SC.
7/7/62: Redesignated F-8C.
1968: Navy Fighter Squadron 111 (VF-111), NAS Miramar, CA.
Ca.1969: Rebuilt as F-8K.
1969: Fleet Composite Squadron 7 (VC-7), NAS Miramar, CA. 
By 11/71: Fleet Composite Squadron 10 (VCF-10), Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
11/16/74: SOC.
By 4/81: New England Air Museum, Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT.
6/3/05: USS Midway Museum-Restoration Facility, North Island NAS, San Diego, CA.
By 12/06: USS Midway Museum, San Diego, CA.

149134		F8U-2NE	
Ca.1961: TOS USN.
7/6/62: Redesignated F-8E.
By 5/65: Fighter Squadron 174 (VF-174), NAS Cecil Field, FL.
By 11/66: Marine All Weather Fighter Squadron 232 [VMF (AW)-232], MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HI.
12/66: Deployed to  Da Nang Air Base, South Vietnam.
7/15/67: Damaged beyond repair in a VC attack on Da Nang AB.
Unknown date: Tillamook Air Museum, Tillamook, OR, Cockpit section only.
By 11/88: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL. Cockpit only.
Note: Some sources say this cockpit has been loaned to USS Midway Museum but this cannot be true since USS Midways unit is there the same time this one is at NNAM. The item at USS Midway is a bare metal cockpit trainer and has somehow been mis-identified as the same BuNo as this cockpit section.

150904		F-8F
5/21/64: TOS USN. Assigned to Aviation Maintenance Depot, NAS Miramar, CA.
9/3/64: Fighter Squadron 211 (VF-211), NAS Miramar, CA.
10/14/64: Marine All Weather Fighter Squadron 312 [VMF(AW)-312], MCAS El Toro, CA.
1/29/65: Marine Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 33 (H&MS-33), MCAS El Toro, CA.
2/15/65: Marine All Weather Fighter Squadron 122 [VMF(AW)-122], MCAS El Toro, CA.
6/7/65: NAS Atsugi, Japan.
6/26/65: Fighter Squadron 162 (VF-162), USS Oriskany, flying combat missions over Vietnam.
10/66: Main landing gear failure landing, major fire.
10/18/66: Naval Air Rework Facility, North Island, San Diego, CA., for repair.
8/12/68: Fighter Squadron 124 (VF-124), NAS Miramar, CA.
8/21/68 to 2/5/69: Vought Aircraft. Re-manufactured as F-8J.
2/11/69: Fighter Squadron 124 (VF-124), NAS Miramar, CA.
10/30/69: Bailed to Vought Aircraft.
6/16/71: Naval Plant Representative Office, Dallas, TX.
11/28/72: Fighter Squadron 24 (VF-24), NAS Moffett Field, CA. Deployed to Vietnam aboard USS Bon Homme Richard.
1/20/74: Fighter Squadron 191 (VF-191), NAS Miramar, CA.
1/20/74 to 6/5/74: Deployed to Vietnam aboard USS Oriskany.
9/16/75 to 3/3/76: Deployed Western Pacific aboard USS Oriskany.
3/16/76: MASDC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ.
12/14/76: NAS Point Magu, CA.
9/18/78: Pacific Missile Test Center, NAS Point Magu, CA. Used as drone.
10/3/78: Light Photographic Squadron 63 (VFP-63), NAS Miramar, CA.
8/23/82: SOC.
7/86:  Air Zoo, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport, Kalamazoo, MI.

160965		F-5F
Ca.1975: TOS USAF with s/n 75-0754
By 3/77: TOS USN with BuNo 160965.
3/12/77: Fighter Weapons School, NAS Miramar, CA.
10/87:  Strike Fighter Squadron 127 (VFA-127), NAS Lemoore, CA.
9/23/90: Fighter Squadron 43 (VF-43), NAS Oceana, VA.
6/2/95:  Fighter Squadron 45 (VF-45), NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, FL. (Squadron later moved to NAS Key West, FL)
8/96: Fleet Composite Squadron 13 (VFC-13), NAS Fallon, NV.
129997 UH-25B Retriever Active in 1957 aboard USS Forrestal (CVA-59) with 
HU-2 coded HU-67. 
140913 T-34B Mentor MSN BG-247. Noted in July 2019 with The American 
Flight Museum, Topeka, Kansas. 
143611 FJ-4B Fury MSN 244-119. Active in 1957 with VF-14 coded 
AB-00 aboard USS Forrestal (CVA-59). Later with 
VA-126 coded NJ-616. 
145131 A-4C Skyhawk MSN 12377. To N2262Z with Skyhawk Ventures, 
Winter Park, Florida and flown as 149606 coded 
AE-402 of VA-86 aboard USS America.between 
November 2011 and March 2016.. In February 2017 
registered with Aircraft Guaranty Corporation of 
Oklahoma City and since painted as Argentinian 
Armada Skyhawk coded 3-A-305. 
152927 KA-6D Intruder MSN I-231. Active with VA-34 at NAS Oceana, 
Virginia in October 1981 
152947 A-6A Intruder MSN I-251. As A-6E written off on November 16, 
1978 whilst serving with VMA(AW)-332. 
157006 A-6E Intruder MSN I-475. Active in July 1988 with VA-65 at NAS 
Oceana, Virginia coded AK-510 with CVW-13 on 
USS Coral Sea. 
158746 RH-53D Sea Stallion MSN 65-369. Aboard USS Nashville with HM-14 on 
visit to Portsmouth, UK in June 1981. 
159452 F-14A-80-GR Tomcat MSN 118. Aboard USS Dwight G. Eisenhower 
((CVN-69) in September 1981 coded AG-202 with 
VFA-143 at NAS Oceana, Virginia. 
160143 S-3A Viking MSN 394A-1125. Active in June 1996 with VS-31 
coded AG-700 on board CVN-73 USS George 
Washington. In October 2006 coded AJ-704 with 
VS-24. 
165158 C-130T Hercules MSN 382-5341. Assigned to VR-54 at NAS New 
Orleans, Louisiana and still so active in August 2019. 
162831 F/A-18A-17-MC Hornet MSN 347/A290. Active in September 2019 with 
VFC-12 at NAS Oceana, Virginia coded AF-02. 
162849 F/A-18A-17-MC Hornet MSN 375/A314. Active in February 1986 with 
VFA-136 at NAS Cecil Field, Florida coded AK-303 
with CVW-13 on USS Coral Sea. 
163441 F/A-18D-23-MC Hornet MSN 644/D003. Active in August 2004 with 
VMFAT-101 at NAS Miramar, California coded 
SH-242. Re-coded in November 2019 as SH-220. 
163734 F/A-18D-27-MC Hornet MSN 804/C093. Active in September 2014 with 
VMFAT-101 at NAS Miramar, California coded 
SH-223 
164022 F/A-18D-30-MC Hornet MSN 906/D0440. Active in November 2019 with 
VMFAT-101 at NAS Miramar, California coded 
SH-243. 
164067 F/A-18C-31-MC Hornet MSN 957/C191. Active in November 2019 with 
VMFAT-101 at NAS Miramar, California coded 
SH-157. 
164221 F/A-18C-33-MC Hornet MSN 984/C210. Active in September 2002 with 
VFA-136 at NAS Oceans, Virginia coded AG-300 
with Air Wing CVW-7 aboard USS John F. Kennedy. 
In September 2004 with VFA-106 at NAS Oceana 
coded AD-312. In March 2012 with VMFA-122 coded 
DC-10. 
165062 T-45C Goshawk MSN A066. In October 2008 active with TW-2 at 
NAS Kingsville, Texas coded B-262. Active in 
November 2019 with VT-86 at NAS Pensacola, 
Florida coded F-614. 
165070 T-45C Goshawk MSN A074. In October 1998 active with TW-2 at 
NAS Kingsville, Texas coded B-270. Active in 
November 2019 with VT-86 at NAS Pensacola, 
Florida coded F-602. 
166245 T-6A Texan II MSN PN-236. As T-6B active in April 2017 with 
TAW-5 at NAS Whiting Field, Florida coded E-245. 
167813 MH-60S Knighthawk Active in September 2019 with VX-1 at NAS Patuxent 
River, Maryland coded JA-813. 
167873 MH-60S Knighthawk Aboard USS Wasp (LHD-1) in June 2019 coded 
RB-01 of Det 6 of HSC-25. 
167912 MV-22B Osprey MSN D0123. In November 2019 active with 
VMM-362 at MCAS Miramar, California coded 
YL-04. 
168071 KC-130J Hercules MSN 382-5676. Delivered in October 2011 to 
VMGR--252 at Cherry Point, North Carolina coded 
BH-071 and still so in November 2019. 
168538 MH-60S Knighthawk MSN 703919. Aboard USS Wasp (LHD-1) in June 
2019 coded RB-07 of Det 6 of HSC-25. 
168680 MV-22B Osprey MSN D0340. Active in November 2019 with 
VMM-362 at MCAS Miramar, California coded 
YL-08. 
168682 MV-22B Osprey Active in November 2019 with VMM-362 at MCAS 
Miramar, California coded YL-10. 
169125 EA-18G Growler MSN G-116. Active in July 2019 with VX-23 at NAS 
Patuxent River, Maryland coded SD-525. 
169208 EA-18G Growler MSN G-141. Active in July 2019 with VAQ-129 at 
NAS Whidbey Island, Washington coded NJ-562. 
169292 F-35B Lightning II MSN BF-50. Active in June 2019 with VMFA-121 at 
MCAS Iwakuni coded VK-06 aboard USS Wasp 
(LHD-1). 
169641 F/A-18E Super Hornet Active in September 2019 with VFA-34 at NAS 
Oceana, Virginia coded AJ-400 
169647 F/A-18F Super Hornet MSN F-277. Active in September 2019 with 
VFA-106 at NAS Oceana, Virginia coded AD-252. 
169648 F/A-18F Super Hornet MSN F-278. Active in September 2019 with 
VFA-106 at NAS Oceana, Virginia coded AD-250. 
169736 F/A-18E Super Hornet Active in November 2019 with VFA-192 at NAS 
Lemoore, California coded NE-300. 
123050		F9F-2
1949: TOS USN.
Ca. 10/49: Marine Fighter Squadron 311 (VMF-311), MCAS El Toro, CA.
12/7/50: Deployed to Pohang, South Korea. Flew combat missions over Korea.
2/52: Marine Fighter Squadron 115 (VMF-115), Pohang, South Korea. Flew combat missions over Korea.
Ca.1/53: Fighter Squadron 151, USS Boxer. Flew combat missions over Korea.
Ca. 8/53: Forest Sherman Field, NAS Pensacola, FL. Used as advanced trainer.
10/79: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL. 
Originally marked as 122563, but by 1995 it was remarked as 123050 with VF-151.

123557		F9F-2
Ca.1950: TOS USN.
Ca.1950: Fighter Squadron 721 (VF-721), NAS Glenview, IL. A-117
3/2/51 to 10/24/51: Deployed aboard USS Boxer for combat over North Korea.
By 11/51: Transferred to USS Midway, Unknown squadron.
11/11/51: NOTE: One source ( http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/41.htm ) says this aircraft was possibly part of a collision on USS Midway, but there is a question mark after the BuNo. Since the planes in the water were not recoverable, this cannot be one which went in. 

124598		F3D-2
Ca.1951: TOS USN as F3D-2
Unknown date: Assigned to USMC. Possibly spent time in Korea.
76/62: Redesignated as EF-10B.
2/24/64: SOC at BWR Waltham, MA.
By 1980: TOS USA as F-10B for tests, based at Holloman AFB, NM.
Ca.1981: Bailed to Raytheon for tests and flown with US Army markings.
By 1990: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL

126275		F9F-5P
Ca.1950: TOS USN.
Ca.1951: Composite Photographic Squadron 61 (VC-61), NAS Miramar, CA.
7/2/56: Unit renamed Fighter Photographic Squadron 61 (VFP-61).
By 7/57: Utility Squadron 1 (VU-1), NAS Barbers Point, Oahu, HI. 
By 7/57: Converted to F9F-5KD.
7/6/62: Redesignated DF-9E.
8/31/64: SOC. 
By 1987: Naval Air Museum Barbers Point/Hawaii Museum of Flying, Oahu, HI
By 11/90: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL
By 11/93: Battleship Alabama Memorial Park, Mobile, AL.

128109		F9F-6
4/27/53: TOS USN.
7/53: Fighter Squadron 142 (VF-142), NAS Miramar, CA. 
1955-2/56: On Western Pacific cruise aboard USS Boxer (CVA-21).
3/56: Fighter Squadron 144 (VF-144), NAS Miramar, CA.
1957: U.S. Naval Reserve, NAS Spokane, WA.
Unknown date: USNR, NAS New Orleans, LA.
Unknown date: Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Los Alamitos, CA.
1959: NAF Litchfield Park, AZ for storage.
1962: NAS China Lake, CA.
4/4/62 SOC at China Lake.
By 1985: Displayed at NAS Point Mugu, CA
1990: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL

131230		F9F-8
1956: TOS USN. Assigned to Marine Fighter Squadron 114 (VMF-114), MCAS Cherry Point, NC.
Unknown date: Converted to F9F-8B.
Ca.1958: Navy Fighter Squadron 81 (VF-81), Oceana, VA.
7/6/62: Redesignated TAF-9J.
1962: Training Squadron 21 (VT-21), Kingsville, TX.
12/16/63: SOC at NAS Norfolk, VA.
Unknown date: Displayed at U.S. Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, MD. 
By 4/95: Displayed at NAS Cecil Field, Jackson, FL.
By 3/99: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL.

141790		F11F-1
1/59: TOS USN. Assigned to Fighter Squadron 191 (VF-191). Deployed aboard USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31) and cruised the western Pacific. 
1961: AMARC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ for storage.
7/6/62: Redesignated F-11A.
1964-1966: U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL. Few only for the 1965 season as number 2.
Ca.1967: NAS Glenco, GA.
1/2/69: SOC at NAS Glenco, GA.
Ca.1/69: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL.
Ca.1/69: Loaned to NAS Glenco and displayed as gate guardian.
By 5/91: Loaned to Florence Air and Missile Museum, Florence, SC when NAS Glenco closed.
By 6/98: Loaned to Grissom Air Museum, Grissom AFB, IN.

141828		F11F-1
4/58: TOS USN. Assigned to Fighter Squadron 51 (VF-51), NAS Miramar, CA.
By 1959: Fighter Squadron 111 (VF-111), NAS Miramar, CA.
1959: Fighter Squadron 33 (VF-33); deployed aboard USS Intrepid.
7/6/62: Redesignated F-11A.
1966: Training Squadron 26 (VT-26), NAS Chase Field, Beeville, TX.
1967: U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (Blue Angels), NAS Pensacola, FL
1968: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL. Aircraft was turned over to the museum upon completion of the 1968 season but not actually delivered until 1/69 when delivered by a Blue Angel Pilot.
1/17/69: SOC.

141829		F11F-1
Ca.1958: TOS USN. Assigned to Advanced Training Unit 222 (ATU-222), NAS Chase Field, TX.
7/6/62: Redesignated F-11A.
UNK: Training Squadron 23 (VT-23), NAS Kingsville, TX.
1967: Training Squadron 26 (VT-26), NAS Chase Field, TX.
6/20/67: MASDC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ as 5F0028.
4/30/68: SOC.
4/22/71: Still pickled at AMARC.
2/87: Seen as hulk at AMARC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ.
2/90: Scrapped at AMCEP of Tucson, AZ.
By 10/94: National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, AZ. Cockpit/nose section only, displayed as Blue Angel aircraft.
References:

1. Glenn Chatfield
2. Glenn Chatfield with information from Peter