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U.S. NAVY / MARINES

1946

6. May

SR-2e
Ammendment 4
"Specification for Aircraft Insignia and Markings"

Tail Markings


Assignment List of Letter Symbols
for Aircaft Carriers

Vessel ID Symbol
CV-15 Randolph R
CV-21 Boxer B
CV-32 Leyte L
CV-33 Kearsage K
CV-34 Oriskany RI
CV-36 Antietam A
CV-37 Princeton P
CV-38 Shangri-La S
CV-40 Tarawa T
CV-45 Valley Forge V
CV-47 Phillipine Sea PS
Vessel ID Symbol
CVB-41 Midway M
CVB-42 Franlin D. Roosevelt F
CVB-43 Coral Sea C
Vessel ID Symbol
CVL-48 Saipan SA
CVL-49 Wright W
Vessel ID Symbol
CVE-110 Salerno Bay SB
CVE-112 Siboney SI
CVE-114 Rendova RE
CVE-115 Bairoko BA
CVE-116 Badoeng Strait BS
CVE-117 Saidor SR
CVE-118 Sicily SL
CVE-119 Point Cruz PZ
CVE-120 Mindoro MI
CVE-121 Palau PA

Assignment List of Letter Symbols
for Fleet Air Wings and their Squadrons

FLEET AIR WING 1 A
VP-MS 11 (ex VP-21) AA
VP-HL 8 (ex VP-108) AB
VP-ML 1 (ex VP-128) AC
 
FLEET AIR WING 2 B
VP-MS 7 (ex VP-27) BA
VP-HL 13 (ex VP-115) BB
VP-HL 3 (ex VP-124) BC
VP-HL 5 (ex VP-143) BD
VP-HL 6 (ex VP-146) BE
 
FLEET AIR WING 3 C
VP-MS 10 (ex VP-74) CA
VP-MS 3 (ex VP-136) CB
VP-MS 4 (ex VP-204) CC
 
FLEET AIR WING 4 D
VP-AM 1 (ex VP-53) DA
VP-AM 2 (ex VP-62) DB
VP-HL 7 (ex VP-107) DC
VP-HL 10 (ex VP-120) DD
VP-HL 12 (ex VP-122) DE
VP-AM 5 (ex VP-5) DF
 
FLEET AIR WING 5 E
VP-AM 9 (ex VP-19) EA
VP-AM 3 (ex VP-71) EB
VP-AM 4 (ex VP-73) EC
VP-ML 5 (ex VP-135) ED
VP-MS 5 (ex VP-205) EE
VPP-2 (ex VD-2) EF
VPM-2 (ex VPW-2) EH
 
FLEET AIR WING 7 H
VP-HL 4 (ex VP-104) HA
VP-HL 6 (ex VP-114) HB
VP-HL 11 (ex VP-111) HC
 
FLEET AIR WING 10 L
VP-MS 3 (ex VP-28) LA
VP-HL 9 (ex VP-119) LB
 
FLEET AIR WING 11 M
VP-MS 1 (ex VP-201) MA
VP-MS 8 (ex VP-208) MB
 
FLEET AIR WING 14 S
VP-MS 2 (ex VP-22) SA
VP-ML 2 (ex VP-130) SB
VP-ML 4 (ex VP-144) SC
VPP-1 (ex VD-5) SD
 
FLEET AIR WING 18 W
VP-MS 6 (ex VP-32) WA
VP-HL 2 (ex VP-102) WB
VP-HL 1 (ex VP-116) WC
VPM 1 (ex VP-32) WD
       

Assignment List of Letter Symbols
for Battleship and Cruiser Squadrons

(VO) BAT SPOT RONS
VO-1B BA
VO-2B BB
 
(VO) CRU SPOT RONS
VO-1C CA
VO-2C CB
VO-10C CC
VO-12C CD
VO-13C CE
VO-15C CF
VO-17C CH

Assignment List of Letter Symbols
for Marine Corps Squadrons

1. MARINE AIRCRAFT WING A
HEDRON MAW 1 A
VMO-3 AA
VMO-6 AB
VMO-153 AC
HEDRON MAG 24 AD
VMO-115 AE
VMO-211 AF
VMO-218 AH
VMF(N)-533 AI
 
2. MARINE AIRCRAFT WING B
HEDRON MAW 1 B
HEDRON MAG 11 BA
HEDRON MAG 14 BB
VMF-122 BC
VMF-212 BD
VMF-222 BE
HEDRON MAG 21 BF
VMR-252 BH
VMR-952 BI
HEDRON MAG 22 BK
VMF-113 BL
VMF-314 BM
VMF-422 BP
VMO-1 BR
HEDRON MAG 53 BS
VMF-531 BT
VMF-532 BU
VMF-354 BV
 
AIRCRAFT FLEET MARINE FORCE PACIFIC P
HEDRON AIR FMF PAC P
HEDRON MAG 15 PA
VMR-352 PB
VMR-953 PC
VMR-322 PD
 
MARINE AIR WEST COAST W
HEDRON MARINE AIR WEST W
HEDRON MAG 12 WA
HEDRON MAG 25 WB
VMR-152 WC
VMR-253 WD
HEDRON MAG 31 WE
VMF(N)-534 WF
VMF(N)-542 WH
HEDRON MAG 32 WI
VMF-224 WK
VMF-311 WL
HEDRON MAG 33 WM
VMF-223 WP
VMF-312 WR
VMF-323 WS
VMF-354 WT
 
AIRCRAFT FLEET MARINE FORCE ATLANTIC L
 
MARINE CORPS AIR BASES CHERRY POINT E
 
MARINE CORPS SCOOL QUANTICO EA
   

Assignment List of Letter Symbols
Miscellaneous Squadrons

VX 1 XA
VX 2 XB
VX 3 XC
VX 4 XD
VRU 1 (ex VRJ 1) RA
VRU 2 (ex VRJ 2) RB
VRU 3 (ex VRJ 3) RC
VRU 4 (ex VRJ 4) RD
VU 1 (ex VJ 1) UA
VU 2 (ex VJ 2) UB
VU 3 (ex VJ 3) UC
VU 4 (ex VJ 4) UD
VU 5 (ex VJ 15) UE
VU 6 (ex VJ 11) UF
VU 7 (ex VJ 7) UH
VU 8 (ex VJ 8) UI
VU 9 (ex VJ 9) UK
VU 10 (ex VJ 16) UL
NIGHT DEVRON (PAC)
(Night Development Squadron Pacific)
VCN 1
PA
NIGHT DEVRON (LANT)
(Night Development Squadron Atlantic)
VCN 2
LA

Sources:
#102

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