B-G Inc. from USS Randolph

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  1. Stony

    Stony Active Member

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    Thought I'd post some pictures of a B-G Inc. I recently acquired.

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  2. B-Man2

    B-Man2 Well-Known Member

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    Stony
    That’s a beauty!
    Have you done any research on Larry Shpiner USNR?
     
  3. Persimmon

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    What is the history of the jacket. What age is it.
    I see the USS Randolph patch dated 56-57.
     
  4. Stony

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    I know he passed away June 23, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. He was also a docent at the Air Force Museum in Dayton.

    Here is a link to a picture of him from the 1956 cruise book from the USS Randolph.

    https://www.navysite.de/cruisebooks/cv15-56/166.htm
     
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  5. Stony

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    He also flew with VA-65.
     
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  6. Smithy

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    That's an absolute stunner.
     
  7. Smithy

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    This might be of interest...

    History


    13. May 1949 VC-33 Established at NAS
    2. July 1956 VC-33 Redesignated VA(AW)-33
    30. July 1959 VA(AW)-33 Redesignated VAW-33
    1. February 1968 VAW-33 Redesignated VAQ-33
    1. October 1993 VAQ-33 Disestablished at NAS Key West FL
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    Tailcodes

    1949 - 1956 SS
    1956 - 1993 GD
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    Planes:

    F3D-2
    1952 - 1953



    1955 - 1966
    AD-5N (EA-1F)


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    1955 - 1973
    AD-5W (EA-1E)


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    1973 - 1990
    EA-4F, J


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    1975 - 1985
    EF-4, EF-4J


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    1970 - 1989
    KA-3B



    1985 - 1990
    EA-7L
     
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  8. Geeboo

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    Stunner !
     
  9. falcon_ib

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    Wow! Beautiful jacket. The bullion patch is a work of art.
     
  10. Brent

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    Embroidered USN on the collar, never seen that before. Are all B-G Inc. G-1s like that? Pretty special jacket.

    Regards,
     
  11. Silver Surfer

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    ya mon, i concur, watta knock out.
     
  12. Skyhawk

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    That's yellow paint not thread. The painted stencil is correct for that time period.
     
  13. Stony

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    This style of painted USN is unique to B-G Inc. and is always yellow.
     
  14. Brent

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    Yep I've seen the painted ones, I even own one. I have to stop looking at pictures on my phone, clearly looks painted on the laptop. Carry on.

    Regards,
     
  15. Roughwear

    Roughwear Well-Known Member

    Lovely 55J15 jacket, which dates to the 1950 fiscal year.
     
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  18. dujardin

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    i liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiike


    splendid patches
     

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