Recent Updates to List of US Navy Serial Numbers



Last revised September 6, 2020


152404		CH-53A
9/22/82: SOC.

153292		CH-53A
1967: TOS USMC.
By 1968:  Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 (HMH-463), MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HI
1968 to 1969: Stand-by ready for mission at Marble Mountain Air Facility, Vietnam.
11/20/68: Took part in combat assault Operation Meade River south of Da Nang.
Unknown date: MASDC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ as 2J0041
Unknown date: TOS USAF as TH-53A 67-30044
7/30/87: AMARC, Davis Monthan AFB, AZ as HC0022.
9/23/99: Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins AFB, GA. Used for Aircraft Battle Damage Repair Training.
By 3/9/09: Russell Military Museum, Russell, IL.

153715		CH-53A. If you have any idea what HAMRON, COSA, or HANDMS mean, let me know!
1967: TOS USMC.
9/20/67: Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 (HMH-462), MCAF, Santa Ana, CA
5/2/68: HAMRON 16 COSA, Da Nang, South Vietnam.
6/3/68: HMH-463, Marble Mountain Air Facility, South Vietnam.
9/23/69: HANDMS 56 COSA, MCAF Santa Ana, CA.
7/16/71: HANDMS 16 CRAA, MCAF Santa Ana, CA.
10/14/71: HMH-361, MCAF Santa Ana, CA.
9/30/74: MASDC, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ as 2J0024.
5/19/80: Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), Millington, TN
1/1/82: SOC.
By 4/97: National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, FL
1/1/13: Vintage Flying Museum, Fort Worth Meacham Airport, TX
11/24/13: Fort Worth Aviation Museum, Fort Worth Meacham Airport, TX.

157159		CH-53D	
5/70: TOS USMC. 
Operated with numerous Marine squadrons before its last assignment with HMH-362
Unknown date: : Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 362 (HMH-362), MCAF Kaneohe Bay, HI.
12/11: Ferried to the National Naval Aviation Museum, NAS Pensacola, FL. 

164861		MH-53E	
Ca. 1994: TOS USN. Assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15), Naval Station Norfolk, VA.
By 5/08: Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14), Naval Station Norfolk, VA.

164864		MH-53E
Ca.1994: TOS USN.
By 11/97: Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14), NAS Norfolk, VA.
By 2000: Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4 (HC-4), NAS Sigonella, Sicily, Italy. 
5/07 to after 4/19: Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14), NAS Norfolk, VA.

165249		CH-53E
1996: TOS USMC
By 2004: Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1), MCAF Quantico, VA.

165251		CH-53E
1996: TOS USMC.
By 5/01 to after 2/10: Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1), MCAF Quantico, VA.
By 5/16 to after 7/19: Marine Heavy Helicopter Training Squadron 302 (HMHT-302), MCAS New River NC. 

165253		CH-53E
1996: TOS USMC.
By 2008 to after 4/10: Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1), MCAF Quantico, VA.
References:

1. Glenn Chatfield