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PATROL SQUADRON SIX VP-6
“The World Famous Blue Sharks” (1943-1993) PATRON SIX“
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  VP-6 major overseas deployments
   Date of
Departure
 Date of
Return
 Wing  Base of
Operations
 Type of
Aircraft
 Area of
Operations
 
                28 Dec 1943
8 Jun 1944
15 Sep 1948
5 Jul 1949
7 Jul 1950
7 Aug 1950
27 Jul 1951 
7 Jul 1952
Jul 1953
Oct 1954
Mar 1956
Mar 1958
Jun 1960
Oct 1961
Jul 1962
Sep 1962
9 May 1963
9 Aug 1964
1 Sep 1964
Jul 1965
1 Jan 1968* 
1 Jan 1968*
13 May 1968
1 Jun 1969
27 May 1969
14 Jul 1970
21 Sep 1971
21 Sep 1971
30 Nav 1972
20 Dec 1972
Jan 1974
Aug 1975
Dec 1976
May 1978
Jun 1979
Nov 1980
Feb 1982
May 1983
Nav 1984
10 May 1986
1 Dec 1987
1 May 1989
4 Dec 1990
5 Dec 1991
10 Jun 1992 
8 Jun 1944
18 Feb 1945
16 Jan 1949
4 Oct 1949
6 Aug 1950
12 Feb 1951
15 Jan 1952 
Jan 1953
Feb 1954
Mar 1955
Sep 1956
Sep 1958
Oct 1960
May 1962
Jul 1962
Sep 1962
Oct 1963
25 Jan 1965
28 Sep 1964
20 Dec 1966
1 Jul 1968 
1 Jul 1968
7 Jun 1968
15 Nov 1969
15 Nov 1969
15 Jan 1971
10 May 1972
2 Dec 1971
28 May 1973
1 Feb 1973
Jul 1974
Mar 1976
Jun 1977
Nav 1978 
Jan 1980
May 1981
May 1982
Nov 1983
10 May 1985
10 Nov 1986
13 May 1988
6 Nov 1989
10 Jun 1991
May 1992
19 Nov 1992 
FAW-2
FAW-17
FAW-4
FAW-4
FAW-6
FAW-6
FAW-1
FAW-4
FAW-1
FAW-4
FAW-2
FAW-2
FAW-2
FAW-2 
FAW-2
FAW-2
FAW-2
FAW-8
FAW-8
FAW-4
FAW-8
FAW-8
FAW-8
FAW-8
FAW-8
FAW-8
FAW-8
FAW-8
FAW-8
FAW-8
PatWing-1
PatWing-1
PatWing-1
PatWing-1
PatWing-1
PatWing-1
PatWing-1
PatWing-1
PatWing-1
PatWing-1
PatWing-10
PatWing-1
PatWing-10
PatWing-10
PatWing-1 
Midway
Admiralty Is.
Adak
Kodiak
Johnson AFB
Tachikawa
Atsugi
Kodiak
Sangley Pt.
Kodiak
Iwakuni 
Iwakuni
Iwakuni
Iwakuni
Johnston Is.
Australia
Iwakuni
Iwakuni/Naha
Cubi Pt.
Adak
Naha
Sangley Pt.
Cam Rahn Bay
Sangley Pt.
U-Tapao
Naha
Cubi Pt.
Cam Ranh Bay
Naha
U-Tapao
Cubi Pt.
Agana
Kadena
Cubi Pt.
Agana
Cubi Pt.
Agana
Cubi Pt.
Cubi Pt.
Cubi Pt.
Adak
Cubi Pt. 
Adak
Panama
Misawa 
PV-1
PV-1
P2V-2
P2V-2
P2V-3
P2V-3
P2V-3
P2V-3
P2V-3
P2V-5
P2V-5F
P2V-5F
P2V-5F
P2V-5FS
P2V-5FS 
P2V-5FS
SP-2E Mod 2
SP-2E Mod II
SP-2E Mod II
SP-2E Mod II
P-3A
P-3A
P-3A
P-3A
P-3A
P-3A
P-3A
P-3A
P-3A
P-3A
P-3A
P-3B
P-3B
P-3B MOD 
P-3B MOD
P-3B MOD
P-3B MOD
P-3B MOD
P-3B MOD
P-3B MOD
P-3B MOD
P-3B MOD
P-3C UII.5
P-3C UII.5
P-3C UII.5 
WestPac
SoPac
NorPac
NorPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
NorPac
WestPac
NorPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
SoPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
NorPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac 
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
WestPac
NorPac
WestPac
NorPac
Carib
WestPac