CVN-69 - USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER  
Stokes Bay, Portsmouth
1st June -6th June 1984

 

 If anyone has any photographs of the ship during her visit we would be pleased to hear from you.

 

 

Noted on board the ship where the following:-  CVW-7     'AG'  

(Serials in green were on the hanger deck)

VF-143 "Pukin Dogs" F-14A 161425/100 161426/101 161428/102 161430/103 161432/104
      161434/105 161437/106 161442/110 161277/111 161281/112
VF-142 "Ghostriders" F-14A 161422/200 161427/201 161424/202 161418/203 161429/204
      161417/205 161433/206 161421/210 161438/211 161440/212
      161441/213        
VA-66 "Waldomen" A-7E 157581/300 157541/301 160736/302 160718/303 157571/304
      160613/305 158830/306 160719/307 158663/310 157582/312
VA-12 "Flying Ubangis" A-7E 157452/400 159274/401 157480/402 157568/403 156863/404
      157587/405 159264/406 158835/414 157463/415 156834/416
VA-65 "Tigers" A-6E 151804/500 161676/501 159175/502 157019/503 154167/504
      155703/505 154135/506 155589/510 152930/511 155599/512
    KA-6D 155604/513 149942/514 151589/515 155588/517  
VAW-121 "Bluetails" E-2C 159498/601 160007/602      
VAQ-132 "Scorpians" EA-6B 161242/605 161245/607      
HS-5 "Night Dippers" SH-3H 148049/610 152109/612 152115/613 149727/614 149725/615
      152137/616        
VS-31 "Top Cats" S-3A 159733/700 159771/701 159759/702 159768/704 160139/706
      159769/707 158863/710 160142/711    
VRC-40 "Cod-fish Airlines" C-1A 136750/750 146051/051      
HM-12 Det 2 "Sea Dragons" CH-53E 161540/DH-439        
Main report courtesy of BAR, other elements per my own logs.

Of the aircraft below deck 206 & 613 were visible from the shore. 613 moved up to the flight deck on 4/6.  The carrier anchored in Stokes Bay  on 1/6 arriving for the D-Day 40th Anniversary. She sailed for Brest on 6/6. She had crossed the Atlantic Ocean via the Azores and Portugal following exercises off Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Two of the VAW-121 E-2's 160700/600 & 161096/603 were disembarked to Lakenheath.

 

VF-143 VF-142 VA-66 VA-12 VA-65 VAW-121
vf142_insig.jpg (15736 bytes) va66_insig.jpg (24470 bytes) va12_insig.jpg (24080 bytes) va65_insig.jpg (20804 bytes) vaw121_insig.jpg (28765 bytes)
VAQ-132 HS-5 VS-31 VRC-40 HM-12 Det 2  
vaq132_insig.jpg (44101 bytes) hs5_a_insig.jpg (18856 bytes) vs31_insign.jpg (17427 bytes) HM-12  

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