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  • usa Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 34

    US Navy

    HSL-34 : Green Checkers
    United States Naval Aviation

    1974 to 1993    


    Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 34
    Tail code HX, they flew the SH-2F Seasprite

    1975-1978, I was with HSL-34 Det.7 at NAS Norfolk. We deployed to the Med and the NA in BuNo 149773 on the USS Jesse L. Brown (FF-1089)
    1987-1990, I was a pilot in HSL-34, deployed with both SH-2F 149768 /231 and SH-2F 151303 /235
    1991-1993, this is Ams to Gerald W Franklin Sr United States Navy retired I was one of the last green checkers. I deployed on the USS Jack Williams (FFG-24) and USS Antrim (FFG-20) as the leading airframes technician on the sh-2f seasprite helicopter lamps

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    47 UH-2A 149745 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 47, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149745 unk; redesig +
    : w/o 19jun75 SH-2F type as HSL-34 DET-3 /HX-34 USS Aylwin (FF-1081) crashed+
    50 UH-2A 149748 : Jun81 as HSL-34 /HX-230 on USS John Hancock (DD-981); Aug87 pictured as HS+
    70 UH-2A 149768 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 70, ff?; del USN as UH2K-1, 149768 unk; redesig +
    : 1975-1978, I was with HSL-34 Det.7 at NAS Norfolk. We deployed to the Med +
    : Jun82 pictured as HSL-34 /HX-231 on the flight deck of USS Deyo (DD-989)
    71 UH-2A 149769 : Sep82 pictured as HSL-34 /HX-234 during Unitas XXI
    106 UH-2B 150156 : 1974-78 as SH-2F HSL-34 Det.3 with modex green checker 30 cruising on USS +
    Royal Australian Navy N29-150156
    Kaman N319AK
    Royal New Zealand Navy NZ3612
    117 UH-2B 150167 : asg HSL-34 w/o crashed while deployed on the USS Fahrion
    US Marine Corps 150167
    140 UH-2B 151303 : 1977 SH-2F type as HSL-34 Det.5 aboard USS Moinester (FF-1097)
    : 19feb86 pictured as SH-2F type HSL-34 /HX-235 lifts a crewman from the wat+
    175 UH-2B 152191 : SH-2F type as HSL-34 /HX-242 aboard USS Connole (FF-1056) visited Amsterd+
    : This aircraft could not have been in Amsterdam in July of 1991; HX-242 Bu+
    190 UH-2B 152206 : Kaman K-20 Seasprite, c/n 190, ff?; del USN as HU2K-1U 158206 unk; redesig+
    198 SH-2F 161648 : HSL-34 /HX-242, replacement for the previous HX-242, BuNo 152191
    230 SH-2F 162579 : w/o 16sep87 HSL-34 /HX lost in north atlantic
    237 SH-2F 162586 : Kaman Model 20 Seasprite, c/n 237, ff?; del USN as SH-2F 162586 unk; xfer +
    250 SH-2G 163214 : 1990-1993 as SH-2F type asg HSL-34; unk date noted as SH-2G type flying w+

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