An overhead view of the flight decks of the aircraft carriers USS Independence (CV-62), top, and USS Midway (CV-41), bottom, moored beside each other, Naval Station Pearl Harbor, 23 August 1991. A great detailed photo, showing the various aircraft of their Air Wings. Midway was en route from Naval Station, Yokosuka, Japan, to Naval Air Station, North Island, California, where she would be decommissioned in the spring of 1992. Independence would travel to Yokosuka to take over as the Navy's only forward-based aircraft carrier. US Navy photo by PH2 Omar Hasan. (Available from DefenseImagery.mil as photo # DN-ST-9203042.) - NS026252 - Robert M. Cieri. http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/026252.jpg

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(13 June 1981 to 11 September 1991)

Operations Evening Light and Eagle Claw, A Sailors tale of his Tour of duty in the U.S. Navy (August 1977 to February 1983)

 

A Sailors tale of his Tour of duty in the U.S. Navy (August 1977 to February 1983) Operation Evening Light and Eagle Claw - 24 April 1980

 

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Operations Evening Light and Eagle Claw (24 April 1980) Iran and Air Arm History (1941 to Present)

 

Operations Evening Light and Eagle Claw (24 April 1980) Iran and Air Arm History (1941 to 1980)

 

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U. S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER SHIP HISTORY (1920 to 2016)

 

U. S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER SHIP HISTORY (1920 to 2019)

 

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U. S. AIRCRAFT CARRIERS REDESIGNATED AND OR RECLASSIFIED (1953 to 2016)

 

U. S. AIRCRAFT

CARRIERS

REDESIGNATED

AND OR

RECLASSIFIED

(1953 to 2016)

 

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USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) History Vol. I (27 December 1982 to 6 May 2003)

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) History Vol. I  of III (27 December 1982 to 6 May 2003)

 

Book Vol. I of IV            ISBN: TBA                EBook Vol. I of IV

ISBN: 978-1-365-73794-7

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) History Vol. II (7 May 2003 to 13 January 2010)

 

USS Abraham Lincoln

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(7 May 2003 to 13 January 2010)

 

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(14 January 2010 to 31

December 2012)

 

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Operations Evening Light and Eagle Claw, A Sailors tale of his Tour of duty in the U.S. Navy (August 1977 to February 1983)

 

USS Coral Sea CV-42 CVB-43 CVA-43 and CV-43 History and Those Aircraft Carriers Operating with Coral Sea During Her Tour of Service CONSTRUCTION to LAUNCHING and EARLY JET AIRCRAFT DEVELOPMENT (10 July 1944—2 April 1946) and a Tour of Duty in the U. S. Navy (August 1977 to February 1983)

 

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Table of Contents

(13 June 1978 to 14 September 1991)

 

CHAPTER LV to LVII,  Appendix I

(13 June to 8 November 1978)

 

19th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Refresher Operations in the Misawa, Operations in the Northern Japan Op-area, Okinawa Op-area, Philippine Sea, on her 22nd South China Sea, conducting Phase I of ASWEX (J2-78) with the JMSDF in port Yokosuka (10-14 April (three days underway in the Misawa op-area conducting Refresher Operations) and Phase II of ASWEX J2-78 with JMSDF underway off the east coast of Honshu Island, Exercise Blue Sky, with Commander, U. S. Taiwan Defense Command, Exercise Newboy with USAF in the South China Sea, a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Karimata and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan of around 3,500,000 square kilometres (1,400,000 sq mi), Philippine Sea, Okinawa Op-area and Northern Japan Op-area, conducting MINEX-A in the Binanga Bay, R. P., Close Air Support Exercise (CASEX) and Familiarization Exercise (FAMEX) in the Okinawa Op-area, followed by Subic op-area operations and made the transit back to the Okinawa op-area in time for MULTIPLEX 1-78 and Operational Readiness Exercise (ORE) in the Okinawa Op-are (11 April to 23 May 1978) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan), conducting Upkeep (23 May to 12 June 1978). (at 0859 on 11 April to 12 June 1978)

CHAPTER LIV

 

19th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Refresher Operations in the Misawa, Operations in the Northern Japan Op-area, Okinawa Op-area, Philippine Sea, on her 22nd South China Sea Summary

(11 April to 23 May 1978).

CHAPTER LIV

Appendix I

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Northern Japan Op-area, conducting BEAREX, WASEX with USS Oklahoma City (CLG-5), MISSILEX, and a Cope Cherry Exercise wherein Midway provided air services to the JASDF with JMSDF officers, its first completely automatic Mode I approach and ASWEX 5-78 in the Yokosuka Op-area. Midway departed in company with USS Worden (CG-18) and USS O'Callahan (FF-1051) (13 to 27 June 1978); conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan), conducting Upkeep (28 June to 17 July 1978); U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Northern Japan Op-area and East China Sea, conducting Carrier Qualifications for CVW-5, MINEX BRAVO and Mine Readiness Certification (MRCI) in the Chinhae Bay, Korea, CVW Flight and Air-Ground Weapons Training, Korea Op-area and Marine Carrier Qualification Training (18 July to 2 August 1978); conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (2 to 21 August 1978).

(13 June to 21 August 1978)

CHAPTER LV

 

20th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Northern Japan Op-area and East China Sea/Transit to Pusan, WASEX with USS Worden (CG-18), formerly DLG-18 WASEX with USS Harold E. Holt (FF-1074) and Operational Propulsion Plan Examination (OPPE) by the Pacific Fleet Propulsion Evaluation Examination Board from San Diego, BEARER SNARE ASW reporting exercise was held and Transit to Yokosuka (22 August to 7 September 1978) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan), conducting Upkeep (8 to 18 September 1978). (22 August to 18 September 1978)

CHAPTER LVI

 

21st deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Refresher Operations in the Pacific Ocean, for CVW-5, WASEX with USS Worden (CG-18), formerly DLG-18, READEX 1-79, improving type training readiness (Synopsis of the Phase I exercises includes Surface-to-Air Gunnery, Submarine CAST, OTH/EW, EMCON Replenishments, SAMEX, BUZZARDEX, SINKEX, CASEX/FAMEX and Air-to-Air MISSILEX), Transit to Yokosuka and WASEX with USS Oklahoma City (CLG-5) (19 September to 12 October 1978) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan), conducting Upkeep (12 October to 8 November 1978).

(19 September to 8 November 1978)

CHAPTER LVII

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 21st deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Refresher Operations in the Pacific Ocean, for CVW-5 Summary

(19 September to 12 October 1978).

CHAPTER LVII

Appendix I

CHAPTER LVIII to LVIII, Appendix I to II

(9 November 1978 to 10 January 1979)

 

22nd deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Okinawa Op-area, Philippine Sea, Binanga Bay, R.P., Subic op-area, East China Sea, Gulf of Siam, her 4th Indian Ocean, on her 23rd South China Sea, for Flight Operations for Carrier Requalification, to under go EA-6B Van installation completed and operation verified aboard Midway; conducting ASWEX U2-79; participating in a passing exercise (PASSEX Jl-79) with the Japanese destroyer JDS Yugumo and JDS Asagumo (with COMCORTDIV 23 embarked); CV ADEX/war-at-sea exercise with USS Constellation (CV-64), still in the Okinawa Op-area; Exercise Blue Sky, providing aircraft services to the Republic of China Air Force's (CAF) new automated air defense system; Defense Nuclear Surety Inspection (DNSI) conducted by Chief Inspector for Weapons, Commander Naval Air Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet, during transit to the Subic op-area and COMNAVAIRPAC Chief Inspector for Weapons assisted by Inspection Board members from COMNUWPNTRAGRUPAC (Nuclear Weapons Training Group Pacific) inspected all remaining areas necessary to complete the Navy Technical Proficiency Inspection (NTPI), and Nuclear Safety Survey (NSS); conducting full daily schedules of flight operations, drills and exercises including a search and rescue (SAR) exercise with USS Richard S. Edwards (DD-950); MISSILEX in the Subic Op-area with USS Davidson (FF-1045) and USS Benjamin Stoddert (DDG-22), while the SAREX provides excellent training in SAR procedures and the air-to-air missile exercise, held in conjunction with the USAF First Test Squadron at Poro Point, Republic of the Philippines, intended to expose fighter aircrews to an air combat training environment that approximated "real world" and will make the transit for her very first visit to Pattaya Beach, steaming north in the Gulf of Siam, and upon conclusion will operate in the Indian Ocean and then make her South China Sea/Transit to Subic for shipboard as well as aircraft exercises and drills conducted in the Subic op-areas, conducting MINEX BRAVO to provide warm-up training for the upcoming MINEX ALPHA in the Binanga Bay, R.P. (9 November to 23 December 1978) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan), conducting Upkeep (24 December 1978 to 10 January 1979).

(9 November 1978 to 10 January 1979)

CHAPTER LVIII

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 22nd deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Okinawa Op-area, Philippine Sea, Binanga Bay, R.P., Subic op-area, East China Sea, Gulf of Siam, her 4th Indian Ocean, on her 23rd South China Sea for Flight Operations for Carrier Requalification, to under go EA-6B Van installation completed and operation verified aboard Midway Summary

(9 November to 23 December 1978).

CHAPTER LVIII

Appendix I

 

1978 CV-41 Visitors and Ceremonies aboard

CHAPTER LVIII

Appendix II

CHAPTER LVIII (9 November to 23 December 1978), Appendix III to LXIX

(11 January to 25 February 1979), Appendix I (11 January to 20 February 1979)

 

 USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1978 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LVIII

Appendix III

(9 November to 23 December 1978)

 

23rd deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Refresher Operations en route to a Hong Kong port visit, conducting numerous WASEX/AAWEX conducted with USS Navasota (AO-106), USS Somers (DD-947), USS White Plains (AFS-4), USS Davidson (FF-1045) and USS Hewitt (DD-966), conducting BEARER SNARE; ASW Reporting Exercise, on her 24th South China Sea for participation in Exercise MULTIPLEX 2-79/ASWEX J1-79 with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), that will be conducted in the Okinawa-Op areas (11 January to 20 February 1979) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (20 to 25 February 1979). (11 January to 6 April 1979)

CHAPTER LIX

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 23rd deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Refresher Operations en route to a Hong Kong port visit, on her 24th South China Sea Summary (11 January to 20 February 1979).

CHAPTER LIX

Appendix I

CHAPTER LX to LXI, Appendix I

(26 February to 19 August 1979)

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, East China Sea and Sea of Japan and the Korea OPAREA to conduct TEAM SPIRIT 79 in the CHEJU-DO MODLOC and en route, will conduct a PASSEX J4-79 with JMSDF ship, JDS HARUNA (26 February to 17 March 1979) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan), conducting Upkeep (18 March to 6 April 1979).

(26 February to 6 April 1979).

CHAPTER LX

 

Training as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier at Yokosuka, Japan operating with the 7th Fleet in the Western Pacific Region Summary (26 February to 17 March 1979).

CHAPTER LX

Appendix I

 

24th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 15th “WestPac, her 25th South China Sea, on her fifth Indian Ocean deployment to what turned out to be her first of two I. O. deployments in 1979 and was directed to relieve the USS Ranger (CV-61) which had suffered a collision at sea, on her second Arabian Sea and 1st Gulf of Oman, on her first Gulf of Aden (7 April to 18 June 1979) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (18 June to 19 August 1979), conducting Extended Incremental Selected Restricted Availability (EISRA) period, conducted by Ships Repair Facility (SRF)

(21 June to 19 August 1979. (7 April to 19 August 1979).

CHAPTER LXVI

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 24th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 15th “WestPac,her 25th South China Sea, on her fifth Indian Ocean deployment to what turned out to be her first of two I. O. deployments in 1979 and was directed to relieve the USS Ranger (CV-61) which had suffered a collision at sea, on her second Arabian Sea and 1st Gulf of Oman, on her first Gulf of Aden Summary (7 April to 18 June 1979).

CHAPTER LXVI

Appendix I

CHAPTER LXII to LXIII

(20 August 1979 to 17 March 1980)

 

25th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, en route to a port visit in Hong Kong, operating in the Sea of Japan, to participate in CVW-5 MISSILEX, Refresher Operations, MINEX BRAVO at Binanga Bay, R.P. Mining Range, Subic Bay Op-area and a PASSEX with the French ship PROTET (20 August to 14 September 1979) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (14 to 29 September 1979). (20 August to 29 September 1979)

CHAPTER LXII

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 25th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, operating in the Sea of Japan, to participate in CVW-5 MISSILEX, Refresher Operations, MINEX BRAVO at Binanga Bay, R.P. Mining Range, Subic Bay Op-area and a PASSEX with the French ship PROTET

Summary (20 August to 14 September 1979).

CHAPTER LXII

Appendix I

 

26th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 16thWestPac,” her 26th South China Sea, on her sixth Indian Ocean deployment, to what turned out to be an extended Cruise, traveling through the Lombok Strait, on her third Arabian Sea, extending operations on her, 1st North Arabian Sea on "GONZO" Station and 2nd Gulf of Oman, due to the continuing Iranian Hostage Crisis in Iran (30 September 1979 to 20 February 1980) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (20 February to 17 March 1980). (30 September 1979 to 16 March 1980)

CHAPTER LXIII

CHAPTER LXIII, App I to III

(30 September 1979 to 16 March 1980)

 

USS Midway (CV 41) WestPac Cruise Book 1979-80

USS Midway (CV-41) 26th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on her 16thWestPac(1979-80) Senior Command

CHAPTER LXIII

Appendix I

 

1979 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER LXIV

Appendix II

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 26th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 16thWestPac,” her 26th South China Sea, on her sixth Indian Ocean deployment, to what turned out to be an extended Cruise, traveling through the Lombok Strait, on her third Arabian Sea, extending operations on her, 1st North Arabian Sea on "GONZO" Station and 2nd Gulf of Oman, due to the continuing Iranian Hostage Crisis in Iran Summary (30 September 1979 to 20 February 1980).

CHAPTER LXIII

Appendix III

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1979 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LXIII

Appendix IV

CHAPTER LXIV to LXVI, Appendix I to II

(17 to March to 13 July 1980)

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, de-arming with USS Pyro (AE–24) en route Sasebo, Japan, one of the last major evolutions for the AE

(17 to 24 March 1980).

CHAPTER LXIV

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Sea of Japan, for post Extended Incremental Ship's Repair Availability (EIRSA) work-up and NORPAC/ECS Operations and Operations south of the Cheju-Do Islands in the Sea of Japan following the potential of Civil Unrest in the Republic of Korea, relieving USS Coral Sea (CV-43) on 30 May 1980 (24 May to 4 June 1980) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (4 to 10 June 1980). (24 March to 9 June 1980)

CHAPTER LXV

 

27th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, off South Korea and Okinawa/ECS Operations (10 to 24 June 1980) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (24 June to 14 July 1980). (10 June to 13 July 1980)

CHAPTER LXVI

 

27th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, off South Korea and Okinawa/ECS Operations (10 to 24 June 1980) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (24 June to 14 July 1980). (10 June to 13 July 1980)

CHAPTER LXVI

Appendix I

CHAPTER LXVII to LXVIII, Appendix I

(14 July 1980 to 22 February 1981)

 

28th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, participating in MISSILEX/AAWEX off Okinawa and CVW-5 aircraft services provided for PHIBLEX, on her 17th “WestPac”, on her 27th South China Sea, to rendezvous in the Northern Malaccan Strait with USS Constellation (CV-64) for turnover, making a Transit Southwest towards Diego Garcia, an archipelago of 55 islands in the Indian Ocean South of India, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), her seventh Indian Ocean, were she will relieve USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) on Gonzo Station, on her fourth Arabian Sea, on her second Northern Arabian Sea, for operations in the Gonzo Station and when USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) returns to Gonzo Station, participates in a major CV-to-CV (N) exercise with IKE-Exercise Gonzo 80-5 on Gonzo Station in the Northern Arabian Sea and en route Yokosuka, will under go Operational Propulsion Plant Recertification Exam (OPPRE) (14 July to 26 November 1980) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (26 November to 16 December 1980). (14 July to 15 December 1980)

CHAPTER LXVII

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, operating just off Yokosuka (16 to 20 December 1980) conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (21 December 1980 to 4 January 1981); U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, in the Northern Japan/Okinawa Operations Area (5 to 12 January 1981); conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (13 January to 3 February 1981); Northern Japan/Okinawa Operations Area (4 to 13 February 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (13 to 22 February 1981). (16 December 1980 to 22 February 1981).

CHAPTER LXVIII

 

1980 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER LXVIII

Appendix I

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1980 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LXVIII

Appendix II

CHAPTER LXIX to LXXII

(23 February to 28 October 1981)

 

29th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean and Okinawa/Subic Bay, Philippine Operations Area, on her 18th “WestPac”, on her 28th South China Sea, on her eighth Indian Ocean (23 February to 5 June 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (5 to 25 June 1981). (23 February to 25 June 1981).

CHAPTER LXIX

 

operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean and Okinawa/Subic Bay, Philippine Operations Area, on her 18th “WestPac”, on her 28th South China Sea, on her eighth Indian Ocean Summary

(23 February to 5 June 1981) .

CHAPTER LXIX

Appendix I

 

30th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean and Okinawa Operating area, on her 29th South China Sea (26 June to 16 July 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan), conducting Upkeep (16 July to 5 August 1981).

(26 June to 5 August 1981)

CHAPTER LXX

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, conducting local operations near Japan, conducting local operations near Japan and Operations in the Northern Philippine Sea (2 to 13 August 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) for upkeep (13 August to 2 September 1981). (6 August to 2 September 1981)

CHAPTER LXXI

 

31st deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 30th South China Sea and Philippine Sea, for MISSILEX and MINEX in the Okinawa and Subic Bay Operating Areas (3 September to 6 October 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (6 to 28 October 1981). (3 September to 28 October 1981)

CHAPTER LXXII

CHAPTER LXXIII to LXXIV, Appendix I

(29 October to 7 March 1982)

 

 32nd deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Okinawa and Korea operation areas, Philippine and East China Seas in support of the Korean contingency (29 October to 22 November 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (23 November to 2 December 1981) (29 October to 2 December 1981)

CHAPTER LXXIII

 

USS Midway (CV 41) WestPac Cruise Book 1981-82

USS Midway (CV-41) 32nd deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region Senior Command and Staff.

CHAPTER LXXIII

Appendix I

1980 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER LXVIII

Appendix I

 

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1981 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LXVIII

Appendix II

CHAPTER LXXIV to LXXIV, Appendix II

(3 December 1981 to 8 March 1982)

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Okinawa and Korea operation areas, Philippine and East China Seas in support of the Korea (3 to 23 December 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (23 December 1981 to 7 March 1982), conducting Extended Incremental Selected Restricted Availability (EISRA 82-60) (1 January to 7 March 1982).

(3 December 1981 to 7 March 1982).

CHAPTER LXXIV

 

1981 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER LXXIV

Appendix I

 

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1981 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LXXIV

Appendix II

CHAPTER LXIV to LXVI, Appendix I to II

(17 March to 13 July 1980)

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, de-arming with USS Pyro (AE–24) en route Sasebo, Japan, one of the last major evolutions for the AE

(17 to 24 March 1980).

CHAPTER LXIV

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, for Refresher Training in Northern Japan Operations Area, MULTIPLEX in the East China Sea (ECS) and Sea of Japan (SOJ), Philippine Sea during Exercise Team Spirit 82-1 (8 March to 5 April 1982) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (5 to 25 April 1982). (8 March to 25 April 1982)

CHAPTER LXXV

 

27th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, off South Korea and Okinawa/ECS Operations (10 to 24 June 1980) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (24 June to 14 July 1980). (10 June to 13 July 1980)

CHAPTER LXVI

 

27th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, off South Korea and Okinawa/ECS Operations (10 to 24 June 1980) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (24 June to 14 July 1980). (10 June to 13 July 1980)

CHAPTER LXVI

Appendix I

 

USS Midway (CV-41) June 1980 CTF77CCG 5/CTF 70

CHAPTER LXVI

Appendix II

CHAPTER LXVII to LXVIII, Appendix I

(14 July to 22 February 1981)

 

28th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, participating in MISSILEX/AAWEX off Okinawa and CVW-5 aircraft services provided for PHIBLEX, on her 17th “WestPac”, on her 27th South China Sea, to rendezvous in the Northern Malaccan Strait with USS Constellation (CV-64) for turnover, making a Transit Southwest towards Diego Garcia, an archipelago of 55 islands in the Indian Ocean South of India, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), her seventh Indian Ocean, were she will relieve USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) on Gonzo Station, on her fourth Arabian Sea, on her second Northern Arabian Sea, for operations in the Gonzo Station and when USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) returns to Gonzo Station, participates in a major CV-to-CV (N) exercise with IKE-Exercise Gonzo 80-5 on Gonzo Station in the Northern Arabian Sea, on her and en route Yokosuka, will under go Operational Propulsion Plant Recertification Exam (OPPRE) (14 July to 26 November 1980) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (26 November to 16 December 1980).

(14 July to 15 December 1980)

CHAPTER LXVII

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 28th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 27th South China Sea, to rendezvous in the Northern Malaccan Strait with USS Constellation (CV-64) for turnover, making a Transit Southwest towards Diego Garcia, an archipelago of 55 islands in the Indian Ocean South of India, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), her seventh Indian Ocean, her fourth Arabian Sea, on her second Northern Arabian Sea Summary (14 July to 26 November 1980).

CHAPTER LXVII

Appendix I

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, operating just off Yokosuka (16 to 20 December 1980) conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (21 December 1980 to 4 January 1981); U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, in the Northern Japan/Okinawa Operations Area (5 to 12 January 1981); conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (13 January to 3 February 1981); Northern Japan/Okinawa Operations Area (4 to 13 February 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (13 to 22 February 1981). (16 December 1980 to 22 February 1981).

CHAPTER LXVIII

CHAPTER LXVIII, Appendix I to II

 

1980 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER LXVIII

Appendix I

 

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1980 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LXVIII

Appendix II

CHAPTER LXIX to LXXII

(23 February to 28 October 1981)

 

29th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean and Okinawa/Subic Bay, Philippine Operations Area, on her 18th “WestPac”, on her 28th South China Sea, on her eighth Indian Ocean (23 February to 5 June 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (5 to 25 June 1981). (23 February to 25 June 1981).

CHAPTER LXIX

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 29th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean and Okinawa/Subic Bay, Philippine Operations Area, on her 18th “WestPac”, on her 28th South China Sea, on her eighth Indian Ocean Summary (23 February to 5 June 1981).

CHAPTER LXIX

Appendix I

 

30th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean and Okinawa Operating area, on her 29th South China Sea (26 June to 16 July 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan), conducting Upkeep (16 July to 5 August 1981).

(26 June to 5 August 1981)

CHAPTER LXX

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, conducting local operations near Japan, conducting local operations near Japan and Operations in the Northern Philippine Sea (2 to 13 August 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) for upkeep (13 August to 2 September 1981). (6 August to 2 September 1981)

CHAPTER LXXI

 

31st deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 30th South China Sea and Philippine Sea, for MISSILEX and MINEX in the Okinawa and Subic Bay Operating Areas (3 September to 6 October 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (6 to 28 October 1981). (3 September to 28 October 1981)

CHAPTER LXXII

CHAPTER LXXIII to LXXVII

(29 October to 13 September 1982)

 

32nd deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Okinawa and Korea operation areas, Philippine and East China Seas in support of the Korean contingency (29 October to 22 November 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (23 November to 2 December 1981) (29 October to 2 December 1981)

CHAPTER LXXIII

 

USS Midway (CV 41) WestPac Cruise Book 1981-82

USS Midway (CV-41) 32nd deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region Senior Command and Staff.

CHAPTER LXXIII

Appendix I

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Okinawa and Korea operation areas, Philippine and East China Seas in support of the Korea (3 to 23 December 1981) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (23 December 1981 to 7 March 1982), conducting Extended Incremental Selected Restricted Availability (EISRA 82-60) (1 January to 7 March 1982).

(3 December 1981 to 7 March 1982).

CHAPTER LXXIV

 

1981 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER LXXIV

Appendix I

 

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1981 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LXXIV

Appendix II

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, for Refresher Training in Northern Japan Operations Area, MULTIPLEX in the East China Sea (ECS) and Sea of Japan (SOJ), Philippine Sea during Exercise Team Spirit 82-1 (8 March to 5 April 1982) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (5 to 25 April 1982). (8 March to 25 April 1982)

CHAPTER LXXV

 

33rd deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, for Refresher Operations in the Northern Japan prior to participation in exercise Readex 82 in the East Philippine Sea with USS Constellation (CV-64) and USS Ranger (CV-61) Battle Groups to conduct a Multi-Battle Group (BG) open ocean exercise in a multi-threat environment and then will transit the San Bernardino Strait on her 31st South China Sea (26 April to 18 June 1982) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

(18 June to 26 July 1982) for Upkeep. (26 April to 26 July 1982)

CHAPTER LXXVI

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, to participate in exercises Cope Strike, a USAF sponsored exercise and ASWEX 82-3J (27 July to 20 August 1982) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (20 August to 13 September 1982), conducting for upkeep.

(27 July to 13 September 1982)

CHAPTER LXXVII

CHAPTER LXXVIII to LXXVIII, Appendix II

(14 September to 11 January 1983)

 

34th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Philippine Sea, Sea of Japan, on her 19th “WestPac”, her 32nd South China Sea, on her 1st Northern Pacific to the East China Sea (Battle Force (CV-41) and CVN-65 Battle Groups) and will transit the Tsugaru Straits, the Sea of Japan and the Tsushima Straits (14 September to 10 December 1982) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (14 September to 11 January 1983).

CHAPTER LXXVIII

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 34th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, Philippine Sea, Sea of Japan, on her 19th “WestPac,” her 32nd South China Sea, on her 1st Northern Pacific to the East China Sea (Battle Force (CV-41) and CVN-65 Battle Groups) and will transit the Tsugaru Straits, the Sea of Japan and the Tsushima Straits Summary (14 September to 10 December 1982).

CHAPTER LXXVIII

Appendix I

 

1982 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER LXXVIII

Appendix II

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1982 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LXXVIII

Appendix III

CHAPTER LXXIX to LXXXII, Appendix I

(12 January to 24 February 1983)

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting, Refresher Training, MULTIPLEX 83-1, EMERALD CREST, CRAE and MINEX en route Sasebo, Japan; participated in MULTIPLEX 83-1, EMERALD CREST, CRAE and MINEX and a Combat Readiness Exercise (CRE) while operating in Okinawa operating areas R-179 and W-173; operating in the Cheju-Do MODLOC, Republic of Korea; MINEX B-83-1AK with the ROK Navy in the vicinity of CHEJU-DO Island, Republic of Korea and a three day Tiger Cruise to Yokosuka (12 January to 3 February 1983) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (4 to 24 February 1983). (12 January to 24 February 1983)

CHAPTER LXXIX

 

35th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, 20th “WestPac”, entering the East China Sea to rendezvous with the USS Enterprise Battle Group off Okinawa (25 February to 10 May 1983) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (10 May to 1 June 1983). (25 February to 1 June 1983)

CHAPTER LXXX

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 35th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 20th “WestPac”, entering the East China Sea to rendezvous with the USS Enterprise Battle Group off Okinawa Summary (25 February to 10 May 1983).

CHAPTER LXXX

Appendix I

 

36th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 21st “WestPac”, on her 33rd South China Sea, Northern Japan, Okinawa, and Subic op-areas, to participate in MISSILEX 83-5A, a major amphibious exercise; VALIANT BLITZ 83-1 in the Okinawa operating areas; MULTIPLEX 83-3A, MINEX A/B 83-2, exercising all aspects of the CIC team, culminating in Operational Readiness Evaluation (ORE) and upon completion of operations in the Philippine Sea, transited the Bashi Channel into the South China Sea, participating in BATTLE WEEK 83-2 with the USS New Jersey (BB-62) at-sea Subic op area and dependent's Tiger Cruise from Sasebo, Japan upon conclusion of 18 days of operations in the Pacific Ocean, Philippine Sea (2 June to 13 August 1983) and conducted Extended Incremental Selected Restricted Availability (EISRA 83-60) in-port Yokosuka, Japan (14 August to 14 October 1983) and Refresher Training (REFTRA) one day on 15 October 1983. (2 June to 15 October 1983)

CHAPTER LXXXI

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 36th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 21st “WestPac”, on her 33rd South China Sea, Northern Japan, Okinawa, and Subic op-areas Summary (2 June to 13 August 1983).

CHAPTER LXXXI

Appendix I

 

37th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 22nd “WestPac”, for REFTRA; Operations in the Okinawa op areas, on her 34th South China Sea, conductiing numerous exercises including a WASEX, ASMDEX and an AAWEX; South China Sea and Okinawa op areas; BPDSMS in MISSILEX 84-1; Air Wing's mine warfare skills during MINEX A/B; operations in South China Sea and Okinawa op areas, to include Operations off Okinawa, conducting (CRAE) 84-1; CASEX 84-1 and CVW-5 completion of the Automated Carrier Landing System (ACLS) certification (16 October to 11 December 1983) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (11 August to 27 December 1983), and pre-deployment upkeep and preparation

(11 to 27 December 1983). (16 October to 27 December 1983)

CHAPTER LXXXII

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 37th deployment, as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 22nd “WestPac”, for REFTRA; Operations in the Okinawa op areas, on her 34th South China Sea Summary (16 October to 11 December 1983).

CHAPTER LXXXII

Appendix I

CHAPTER LXXXIII

(28 December 1983 to 3 June 1984)

 

38th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 23rd “WestPac”, her 35th South China Sea, Philippine Sea, on her ninth Indian Ocean, her 5th Arabian Sea, on her 3rd North Arabian Sea, participating in Beacon Flash 84-1, a joint U.S. - Omani exercise; Asuwex; USS Midway (CV-41) and Battle Group ALFA conducting a joint formation with seven ships of the British Royal Navy, combining to form one of the largest international naval groups in recent history, indicative of the mutual trust, concern, ability and Commitment of both nations in maintaining freedom of the seas; Naval Technical Proficiency Inspection (NTPI); exercise Accurate Test and on its final leg of its deployment, Engineering Department conducted Operational Propulsion Plant Recertification Exam (OPPRE) (28 December 1983 to 23 May 1984) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (23 May to 3 June 1984). (28 December 1983 to 3 June 1984)

CHAPTER LXXXIII

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 38th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in the Western Pacific Region, conducting Operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 23rd “WestPac”, her 34th South China Sea, Philippine Sea, on her ninth Indian Ocean, her 5th Arabian Sea, on her 3rd North Arabian Sea Summary (28 December 1983 to 23 May 1984).

CHAPTER LXXXIII

Appendix I

 

1983 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER LXXXIII

Appendix II

 

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1983 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LXXXIII

Appendix III

CHAPTER LXXXIV to LXXXV, Appendix II

(15 October to 1 February 1985)

 

39th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet; underway for operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 24th “WestPac”, Philippine Sea, on her 36th South China Sea, for Missilex 85-1, work-ups, Operational Readiness Exam (ORE) and will conduct a major air strike on the ripsaw range at MISAWA, Japan and Fleetex 85-10, the largest naval exercise since WW II, when a three carrier battle group exercise involving Midway, USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) and USS Enterprise (CVN-65) joined in formation, scheduled to conclude off Hokkaido; conducting Post Fleetex 85 -1 SOJ transit with Carl Vinson en route to Pusan, South Korea and will conduct operations in the San Bernardino Strait, Philippine Sea, Sea of Japan, Tsushima Strait, East China Sea and Philippine Sea en route to Yokosuka (15 October to 12 December 1984) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (13 December 1984 to 1 February 1985).

(15 October to 1 February 1985)

CHAPTER LXXXV

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 39th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet; underway for operations in the Pacific Ocean, on her 24th “WestPac”, Philippine Sea, on her 36th South China Sea Summary

(15 October 1984 to 12 December 1984).

CHAPTER LXXXV

Appendix I

 

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1984 VISITORS

CHAPTER LXXXV

Appendix II

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1984 CV-41 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER LXXXV

Appendix III

CHAPTER LXXXVI to LXXXIX, Appendix I

(2 February to 16 January 1986)

 

40th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet; on her 25th “WestPac”, underway for operations and transit Philippine, en route Manila, Philippines; operations, on her 37th South China Sea, en route Hong Kong and after leaving Hong Kong, transiting en route the East China Sea and conducted workups for exercise TEAM SPIRIT 85 and operations and transit South China, Philippine, East China and Yellow Seas (2 February to 27 March 1985)

CHAPTER LXXXVI

 

Entered dry dock No. 6 for an Extended Incremental Selected Restricted Availability (EISRA 85) (28 March to 15 May 1985); Carrier Qualifications for the Air wing and conducted  operations and transit Philippine Sea to participate in Valiant Usher 85-40K and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (28 March to 9 June 1985). (28 March to 9 June 1985)

CHAPTER LXXXVII

 

41st deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, underway for operations and transit Philippine Sea, on her 26th “WestPac”, en route Subic Bay, Philippines, conducting Crae 85-1 which involved a full scale ordinance delivery by the Air Wing; transit Philippine and her 38th South China Sea, en route Subic Bay, Philippines, conducting CRAE 85-1 which involved a full scale ordinance delivery by the Air Wing, on her 6th Arabian Sea, her 4th North Arabian Sea (NAS) (10 June to 19 October 1985) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

(20 October to 14 November 1985). (10 June 1985 to 14 November 1985)

CHAPTER LXXXVIII

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 41st deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet underway for operations and transit Philippine Sea, on her 26th “WestPac”, her 38th South China Sea, on her 10th Indian Ocean, on her 6th Arabian Sea, on her 4th North Arabian Sea (NAS) Summary (10 June to 19 October 1985).

CHAPTER LXXXVIII

Appendix I

 

42nd deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on her 27th “WestPac”, underway for operations and transit Philippine, on her 39th South China Sea (15 November to 11 December 1985) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (12 December 1985 to 16 January 1986). (15 November to 16 January 1986)

CHAPTER XCXIX

 

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1985 VISITORS

CHAPTER XCXIX

Appendix I

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1985 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER XCIX

Appendix II

NOTIFICATION OF ASSIGNMENT TO PRIMARY AND COLLATERAL DUTIES

CHAPTER XCIX

Appendix III Part 1 of 2

NOTIFICATION OF ASSIGNMENT TO PRIMARY AND COLLATERAL DUTIES

CHAPTER XCIX

Appendix III Part 2 of 2

CHAPTER XC to XCII, Appendix I

(17 January 1986 to 8 January 1987)

 

43rd deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on her 28th “WestPac”, underway for operations and transit of the Philippine en route Subic Bay, Philippines, on her 40th South China Sea for operations and port of call at Pattaya Beach, Thailand (17 January to 30 March 1986).

CHAPTER XC

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 43rd deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on her 28th “WestPac”, underway for operations and transit of the Philippine en route Subic Bay, Philippines, on her 40th South China Sea for operations and port of call at Pattaya Beach, Thailand (17 January to 30 March 1986).

CHAPTER XC

Appendix I

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, transiting the Northern Philippine Sea for certification of the Catapult/Automatic Carrier Landing System Flight Certification Operations (28 November to 6 December 1986); conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (6 to 9 December 1986); Northern Philippine Sea and East China Sea en route Sasebo, Japan (10 to 17 December 1986) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

(17 December to 8 January 1987). (28 November to 8 January 1987)

CHAPTER XCII

 

1986 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER XCII

Appendix I

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1986 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER XCII

Appendix II

CHAPTER XCII, Appendix III

CHAPTER XCIII to XCVI, Appendix II

(9 January 1987 to 7 September 1988)

 

44th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on 29th “WestPac”, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 41st South China Sea, to conduct Refresher Training (REFTRA), Navy Technical Proficiency Inspection (NTPI) and Advanced Training Assessment (ATA) operations in the South China Sea and Subic Operating Area (ATA in two phases.) (2 January to 20 March 1987) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

(2 January to 22 April 1987). (9 January to 22 April 1987)

CHAPTER XCIII

 

45th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on her 30th “WestPac”, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 42nd South China Sea, the ship will commence a southwest transit of the Philippine Sea, anchoring in Subic Bay, Philippines, CVW-5 conducted Missilex ’87; conducting cyclic operations including a Passex with USS Constellation (CV-64) South of R-1l6; South China Sea to her 11th Indian Ocean, conducting Operation Earnest Will (24 July 1987 – 26 September 1988), the American military protection of Kuwaiti-owned tankers from Iranian attacks in 1987 and 1988; Bannerrex’s, low levels and bombing sorties flown; limited cyclic operations conducted, including long range strikes, Wasex’s, and a Harpoonex/Sinkex conducted during the transit north; Harpoonex 87-1 conducted in the Philippine Sea east of Luzon from 1 to 2 July 1987, a Joint Missile Shoot that included USN surface, subsurface and air assets, as well as USAF B-52’s from Guam, followed by a Operational Propulsion Plant Recertification Exam conducted in the San Bernardino Strait and cyclic operations en-route Yokosuka (23 April to 13 July 1987) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

14 July to 17 September 1987). (23 April to 17 September 1987)

CHAPTER XCIV

 

USS Midway (CV-41) 45th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on her 30th “WestPac”, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 42nd South China Sea, her 11th Indian Ocean Summary

(23 April to 13 July 1987).

CHAPTER XCIV

Appendix I

 

Operation Earnest Will (24 July 1987 – 26 September 1988) was the American military protection of Kuwaiti-owned tankers from Iranian attacks in 1987 and 1988. It was the largest naval convoy operation since World War II

CHAPTER XCIV

Appendix II

 

U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, to participate in Annualex-62G (18 to 28 September 1987) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (29 September to 14 October 1987).

(18 September to 14 October 1987).

CHAPTER XCV

 

46th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, 31st “WestPac”, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 43rd South China Sea, on her 12th Indian Ocean, her 7th Arabian Sea, her 5th North Arabian Sea, conducting Operation Earnest Will (24 July 1987 – 26 September 1988), the American military protection of Kuwaiti-owned tankers from Iranian attacks in 1987 and 1988 operations, her 3rd Gulf of Oman, on her 1st Arabian/Persian Gulf (15 October 1987 to 11 April 1988) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (12 April to 17 October 1988).

(15 October 1987 to 7 September 1988)

CHAPTER XCVI

 

46th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, 31st “WestPac”, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 43rd South China Sea, on her 12th Indian Ocean, her 7th Arabian Sea, her 5th North Arabian Sea, conducting Operation Earnest Will (24 July 1987 – 26 September 1988), the American military protection of Kuwaiti-owned tankers from Iranian attacks in 1987 and 1988 operations, her 3rd Gulf of Oman, on her 1st Arabian/Persian Gulf Summary

(15 October 1987 to 11 April 1988).

CHAPTER XCVI

Appendix I

 

1987 VISITS AND CEREMONIES ABOARD USS MIDWAY (CV-41)

CHAPTER XCVI

Appendix II

USS MIDWAY (CV-41) 1987 YEARS END SUMMARY

CHAPTER XCVI

APPENDIX III

CHAPTER XCVII to CIII

(8 September 1988 to 1 October 1990)

 

47th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, underway in the Pacific Ocean (8 September to 14 October 1988) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (15 to 17 October 1988)

(8 September to 17 October 1988)

CHAPTER XCVII

 

48th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, underway in the Pacific Ocean (18 October to 9 November 1988) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (9 November 1988 to 20 January 1989). (18 October to 20 January 1989)

CHAPTER XCVIII

 

49th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, underway in the Pacific Ocean (21 January to 24 February 1989) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (25 to 26 February 1989).

(21 January to 26 February 1989)

CHAPTER XCXIX

 

50th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 44th South China Sea (27 February to 9 April 1989) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

(10 April to 30 May 1989). (27 February to 30 May 1989)

CHAPTER C

 

51st deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on her 32nd “WestPac”, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 45th South China Sea (31 May to 25 July 1989) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (26 July to 14 August 1989). (31 May to 14 August 1989)

CHAPTER CI

 

52nd deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on her 33rd “WestPac”, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 46th South China Sea, on her 13th Indian Ocean, conducting Exercise Thalay in conjunction with Royal Thai Navy Ships and Operation Classic Resolve in response to the coup attempt occurring in the Republic of the Philippines and Persian Gulf (15 August to 11 December 1989) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) (12 December 1989 to 21 February 1990). (15 August to 21 February 1990)

CHAPTER CII

 

53rd deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 47th South China Sea (20 February to 6 April 1990) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

(7 April to 1 October 1990). (20 February to 1 October 1990)

CHAPTER CIII

CHAPTER CIV to CVI

(2 October 1990 to 14 September 1991)

 

54th deployment as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, on her 34th “WestPac”, underway in the Pacific Ocean, on her 48th South China Sea, her 14th Indian Ocean, her 8th Arabian Sea, 6th North Arabian Sea and 4th Gulf of Oman on her 2nd Arabian / Persian Gulf in support of her 1st Operation Desert Shield to deter Iraqi aggression, operating under operational control of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, becoming the first carrier to enter the Arabian/Persian Gulf since 1974, Operation Imminent Thunder and 1st Operation Desert Storm commencing in the early morning hours of 17 January 1991 (2 October 1990 to 17 April 1991) and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

(18 April to 9 August 1991). (2 October 1990 to 9 August 1991)

CHAPTER CIV

 

USS Midway (CV-41) fulfilled a final mission, helping to evacuate 20,000 military personnel and their families from Clark Air Base in the Philippines after the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in June, operating with USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), USS Peleliu (LHA-5), and twenty other U.S. Navy ships of the task force in support of Operation "Fiery Vigil"(Early June to June 1991), on her 55th U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, underway in the Pacific Ocean and conducted Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan). (June to Early August 1991)

CHAPTER CV

 

Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) to West Coast via Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Transfer concluding service as the U. S. Navy’s forward-deployed carrier operating with the 7th Fleet, in por Peaarl Harbor, underway in the Pacific Ocean, her final Cruise (10 August to by the end of August 1991)..

CHAPTER CVI

CHAPTER CVII to CVIII

 

1992 USS Midway (CV-41) Final Annual Report

CHAPTER CVII

 

USS MIDWAY CVB-41, CVA-41 & CV-41 HISTORY

(Decomissioning (11 April 1992) to Stricken

(17 March 1997 to Floating Museum (7 June 2004)

CHAPTER CVIII

CHAPTER CIX, Part 1 of 2

USS Midway (CV-41), former CVA-41 & CVB-41

OVERHAULS

 (10 September 1945 to 3 October 1974)

CHAPTER CIX, Part 2 of 2

USS Midway (CV-41), former CVA-41 & CVB-41

OVERHAULS

(20 December 1975 to 11 April 1992)

CHAPTER CX to CXII

 

Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

CHAPTER CX

 

CVB, CVA and CV Assigned Naval Bases and areas of operations during local and deployment sea periods

CHAPTER CXI

 

Foreign Water Fleet Deployments (FWFD’s) Counting

(10 September 1945 to 11 April 1992)

CHAPTER CXII

CVB, CVA and CV Deployments

(7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIII, Part 1 of 4

(7 November 1945 to 8 March 1973)

CVB, CVA and CV Deployments

(7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIII, Part 2 of 4

(9 March 1973 to 23 May 1978)

CVB, CVA and CV Deployments

(7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIII, Part 3 of 4

(13 June 1978 to 16 October 1985)

CVB, CVA and CV Deployments

(7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIII, Part 4 of 4

(15 November 1985 to 14 September 1991)

CVBG, CVG and CVW Squadrons Training & Cruises Underway Periods, Deployments and Forward Deployed Underway Periods/Deployments embarked USS Midway (CV-41), former CVA-41 & CVB-41

CVBG, CVG and CVW Squadrons

(7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIV, Part 1 of 6

(7 November 1945 to 8 March 1973)

CVBG, CVG and CVW Squadrons

(7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIII, Part 2 of 6

(11 September 1973 to 19 December 1975)

CVBG, CVG and CVW Squadrons

(7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIII, Part 3 of 6

(9 January 1976 to 12 October 1978)

CVBG, CVG and CVW Squadrons

 (7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIV, Part 4 of 6

(9 November 1978 to 10 December 1982)

CVBG, CVG and CVW Squadrons

 (7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIV, Part 5 of 6

(12 January 1983 to 9 November 1988)

CVBG, CVG and CVW Squadrons

 (7 November 1945 to 14 September 1991)

CHAPTER CXIV, Part 6 of 6

(12 January 1983 to 9 November 1988)

Narrative of CCD, CCG, CTG 77, CTF-77 & CTF 77 CCG 5 CTF 70 assigned USS Midway (CV-41), former CVA-41 and CVB-41

CHAPTER CXV

 

Commanding Officers of USS Midway (CV-41), former CVA & CVB

CHAPTER CXVI

Commanding Officers of USS Midway (CV-41), former CVA & CVB

CHAPTER CXVI

Short Table of Contents of USS Midway (CV-41), former CVA & CVB History

CHAPTER CXVII

 

 

 

Table of Contents, Part 1 of 3

(11 September 1945 to 10 September 1973)

 

Table of Contents, Part 2 of 3

(11 September 1973 to 12 June 1981)

 

Table of Contents, Part 3 of 3

(13 June 1981 to 11 September 1991)