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  • R96 La Fayette

    FR French Navy

    1943 to 1951 - US US Navy - Independence class CVL-27 USS Langley    



    1951 to 1963    



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    See Also: FF La Fayette class F710


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    History of US Independence class CVL-27 USS Langley

    1942-apr-11Laid downYard No 443
    1943-may-22Launched
    1943-aug-31Commissioned
    1951-mayTo France as La Fayette

    History of FR R96 La Fayette

    1951-jun-2Commissionedex USS Langley
    1955RefitRefit for SPS-6 radar
    1956-octAircraft2x Planeguard / SAR Flt HUP-2 of 23S aboard, including 23S-4.
    1956-nov-1DeploymentNile Delta Operation Musketeer Participated in Suez operations.
    1956-nov-2AircraftNile Delta Accident Operation Musketeer Corsair of 15F fell over the side while recovering. Pilot rescued by HUP-2 planeguard 23S-4.
    1959Refitheight finding radar DRBI 10 DRBI-10 fit
    1963-marDecommissionedReturned to USA

    Aircraft

       

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    FR French Navy Piasecki HUP-2 / UH-25B Retriever 22


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