usa Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron SIX

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1956 to 2011    


Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron SIX

Unit History:

Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron SIX
Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron SIX (HS-6) was established on 1 June 1956.

Completed a deployment - under the designation HS-6, and flying the Sikorsky SH-60F and HH-60H - aboard the USS Nimitz (CVN-68), 1Jan10 to 26Mar10. The area of operations was the Western Pacific and the Arabian Sea. HS-6 was assigned to Carrier Air Wing 11 (CVW-11) - tailcode NH. The USS Nimitz was assigned to Carrier Strike Group 11 (CSG-11).

Redesignated Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six ( HSC-6 ) on July 2011



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Locations of this unit:

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1975/11NAS North IslandKNZY
1956/75NAS Imperial Beach / Ream FieldKNRS


Models served in this unit: Login to Edit    

YearsModels
1992/11s-70 H-60
1962/92s-61 H-3
1958/62s-58 H-34
1956/57s-55 H-19



Construction Numbers found for HS-6 Help Us    

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrganisationIn other Org
    61-021 hss-2     148043 : conv SH-3H unk; 24jan85 pictured (bot) as HS-6 /613 on USS Merrill (DD-976+
US Marine Corps 148043 : 1973-1974 SH-3G type pictured (top) as HMX-1 /MX-15 at MCAS Quantico
    61-100 hss-2     149689 : USN; SH-3A HS-6 w/o 26may63
    61-111 hss-2     149697 : USN; SH-3A HS-6 w/o 06feb63
    61-126 hss-2     149709 : USN; SH-3A HS-6 w/o 21jan63
    61-132 hss-2     149715 : USN; SH-3A HS-6 w/o 16aug63
    61-180 hss-2     149910 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-6 w/o 23feb89
    61-212 hss-2     150618 : USN; SH-3A HS-6 w/o 16oct66
    61-217 hss-2     151522 : USN; SH-3A HS-6 w/o 23oct67
    61-229 hss-2     151526 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-6 w/o 23jul80
    61-307 sh-3a     152114 : USN; HS-6 w/o 03sep68
    61-311 sh-3a     152117 : USN; conv SH-3G; w/o 22jan76 as /NG-732 HS-6 CVW-9 pictured after ditch on+
    61-312 sh-3a     152118 : USN; HS-6 w/o 30sep67
    sh-60f     164098 : USN; HS-6
    70-1951 hh-60h     165113 : USN; Sep95 as /NH-(61)4 HS-6 Persian Gulf in 2 tones grey non-standard c/s+
    70-2262 hh-60h     165117 : w/o 19may09 HS-6 /NH-7 USS Nimitz (CVN-68) crashed into Pacific Ocean near+
    15 C/N found for HS-6







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