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USS Nassau (LHA-4)
        
 

08-13 March 1997


AIRCRAFT SQUADRON SERIAL/S NOTES
B/V HH-46D HC-6 DET.6 ‘Chargers’ 151953//HW-65, 152553/HW-67 These were the two only US Navy aircraft, all other being US Marine Corps.
B/V CH-46E HMM-365/YM ‘Sea Knights’ 153960/YM-00, 157673/YM-01, 156473/YM-02, 154856/YM-03, 153983/YM-04, 154854/YM-05, 154849/YM-06, 157651/YM-11, 153333/YM-12, 157675/YM-14, 156456/YM-16 US Marine Corps
B. AH-1W Sea Cobra HMLA-269HF ‘Sea Cobras’ 160743/YM-20, 160803/YM-21, 160815/YM-22, 161016/YM-23 US Marine Corps
B. UH-1N HMLA-269HF ‘Sea Cobras’ 160448/YM-32, 160460/YM-30 US Marine Corps
Si. CH-53E Super Stallion HMH-464/EN ‘Condors’ 161180/YM-40, 161255/YM-43, 161994/YM-42, 163060/YM-41 US Marine Corps


        
 

20-22 March 1999

The original six-day visit was cut down to three. Although there were no official reasons given, it is probably thought this may have had something to do with the Bosnian war then ranging in the former Yugoslavia.


AIRCRAFT SQUADRON SERIAL/S NOTES
B/V HH-46D HC-8, Detachment 2 Dragon Whales 151949/BR-47, 151950/BR-50 US Marine Corps
B/V CH-46E Fighting Griffins 153318/ES-OO, 153974/ES-01, 154005/ES-02, 156453/ES-03 157706/ES-04 157690/ES-05, 155304/ES-06, 157660/ES-07, 157710/ES-10, 157665/ES-12**, 154038/ES-13, 156472/ES-14** US Marine Corps. ** Deployed to Luqa to take part in a joint exercises between the US Marines and the Armed Forces of Malta. The exercises were cancelled.
B. AH-1W Sea Cobra HMLA-167 160822/ES-30, 161021/ES-31, 160811/ES-32, 163931/ES-33 US Marine Corps
B. UH-1N HMLA-167 159188/ES-41, 158280/ES-40 US Marine Corps
McD Harrier II AV-8B Plus VMA-542 Flying Tigers 164567/ES-51, 164552/ES-52, 164553/ES-53, 164556/ES-54, 164560/ES-55, 165003/ES-56 US Marine Corps
Si. CH-53E Super Stallion HMH-464 Sea Stallions 161259/ES-20, 161262/ES-21, 162519/ES-22, 163061/ES-23 US Marine Corps


        
 

08-__ Jan 2001


AIRCRAFT SQUADRON SERIAL/S NOTES
      No aircraft details are available for the time being.


        
 

13-__ Mar 2001


AIRCRAFT SQUADRON SERIAL/S NOTES
      No aircraft details are available for the time being.


        
 

14 – 17 March 2008

The Nassau was accompanied by the guided missile destroyer the USS John L. Hall. In April, the ship participated in exercise Phoenix Express 2008, a US-hosted multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional maritime partnerships and foster the ability to operate jointly.


AIRCRAFT SQUADRON SERIAL/S NOTES
MH-60S 166347/BR-43, 165752 These helicopters were noted on deck.

        
 
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