usa Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 32

US Navy


HSL-32 : Invaders
United States Naval Aviation

1973 to 1994    





Helicopters

Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 32
Invaders, tail code HV

1973-1976 - SH-2D
1973-1994 - SH-2F



1979-1980 Seeking those who knew my friend AT2 Richard Thomas Able, USN, or may have photos. He was a member of HSL-32 when he was killed in a tragic accident while on liberty in Naples. Ship's name? As I understand he was in town making a phone call home to Norfolk. As he headed back to the ship he fell down a dark stairwell resulting in a fatal head injury. Richard left behind a pregnant wife and infant daughter. Richard and I were fellow barracks rats and classmates in A school. Thank you, Douglas Storie AT1 US Navy (Ret)
yes, I was attached to his squadron out of Norfolk and discovered his body along with our Master Chief in Naples. Our ship was the USS Donald B Beary (FF 1085). George Williams AD2 ( nbstc15 at aol.com )
1981-1983, I was an AW and sat crewman. I was on the USS Clark (FFG-11) for a 6 month deployment. Hopefully of me practicing search and rescue on that deployment
1984-1989, I was in HSL-32. My name is Barry Loyd. I was on the USS Stark when hit in 1987. I lost all those friends whom I call family. After another duty assignment I went back and decommissioned HSL-32 and 34. The last of the SH-2F. The gulf was of an all new design for the reserves.l retired in 2005
1991-1992, My name is Alton Franco. I am looking for people that was in my squadron. I was in a car accident during the Gulf War and would like to reconnect with some of them ( alton.franco at hotmail com )


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YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1973/94NAS Norfolk KNGU




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HSL-32 List of helicopters

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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
34 UH-2A 149030 : 20oct91 SH-2F type pictured with HSL-32 on USS O Bannon (DD-987) as the sh+
36 UH-2A 149032 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 36, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149032 unk; redesig +
: w/o 25mar82 lost at sea off of Martha s Vineyard area HSL-32 Det 4 on boar+
46 UH-2A 149744 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 46, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149744, 1962; redesi+
: Jun/Dec 1982 as HSL-32 Det4 deployed on USS Aylwin (FF-1081) in the Medite+
: w/o 17aug84, crash at sea detatched to the USS Voge (FF-1047) from HSL-32 +
57 UH-2A 149755 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 57, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149755 unk; redesig +
72 UH-2A 149770 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 72, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149770 unk; redesig +
116 UH-2B 150166 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 116, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 150166 unk; redesig+
US Marine Corps 150166 : redesig UH-2B in 1962; xfer MCAS SO&ES Cherry Point, 06Jan64; xfer MCAS Be+
153 UH-2B 151316 : 22jun90 SH-2F type HSL-32 /132 on board USS Pharris
158 UH-2B 151321 : HSL-32 /135-HV embarked on USS McCandless Oct 1982
174 UH-2B 152190 : US Navy; 26sep73 HSL-32./HV-68 visit
: 1975 pictured as HV-68/HSL-32 being refueled inflight from a ship
177 UH-2B 152193 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 177, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 152193 unk; redesi+
187 UH-2B 152203 : 1976 asg HSL-32 Det.7 at Norfolk, VA
192 SH-2F 161642 : 01aug86 pictured as HV-133/HSL-32 on USS Iowa (BB-61) during Northern Wedd+
204 SH-2F 161654 : HSL-32 /HV-142, w/o 11jan87
228 SH-2F 162577 : 18apr88 pictured as SH-2F HV-137/HSL-32 being refueled on USS Wainwright (+
Egyptian Navy 3053 : conv SH-2G unk; FMS xfer to Egyptian Navy as 3053.



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DatesOperation
21-jun-8622-jun-86NL Fleet days 1986




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