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  • 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



    Nov77, It was my first perminent duty station I was on det 7 we sailed to the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean. My last cruise was south America. Those were some of the best times of my life you just had to deal with racism I learned that it's just part of our country's way of thinking. Their are people in this world in all races that are haterand I don't think that there is a thing we norMal people can do about it. I learn to out think them and enjoy my time in service I enlisted 2nov1977 and retired 30sep95 early out program
    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; 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.



    Operations


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




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