VC-9

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VC-9
TBM-3E VC-9 takeoff CVE-62 Jun1945.jpg
Grumman TBM-3E Avenger torpedo bomber of squadron VC-9 taking off from the escort carrier USS Natoma Bay (CVE-62), 7 June 1945
Active1942–1945
Country United States
BranchUnited States Navy
RoleAnti-submarine warfare
Decorations3 Presidential Unit Citations[1]
Aircraft flown
BomberGrumman TBF Avenger
FighterGrumman F4F Wildcat

VC-9 (Composite Squadron Nine) was an aircraft squadron of the United States Navy. It was stationed aboard USS Bogue (CVE-9), and USS Card (CVE-11), both of which served part of World War II in the North Atlantic. VC-9 also served aboard the USS Natoma Bay (CVE-62) and took part in the battle of Okinawa. The squadron was decommissioned in 1945 at Arlington, Washington.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Escort Carrier Photo Index: USS BOGUE (ACV-9)". www.navsource.org. Retrieved 2009-12-02.
  2. ^ "Natoma Bay VC 9". natomabaycve62.org. Retrieved 2009-12-02.

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