During the Korean War, Rear Admiral G. Henderson, USN, commanded Carrier Division Five (CARDIV FIVE) and served as Commander, Task Force 70 (CTF 70) and Commander, Task Force 77 (CTF-77) aboard Princeton. Subsequent commanders of CARDIV FIVE moved back and forth between Yokosuka. Japan and the Korean Theater, serving as CTF 70 or CTF 77 on multiple occasions. The outbreak of the Korean War.On 25 June 1950 called Bon Homme Richard back to active duty. She recommissioned on 15 January 1951 in an unmodernised state and joined TF 77 off Korea on 29 May and launched the first air strikes of CVG-102 on 31 May. Bon Homme Richard continued operations with TF 77 until 20 November 1951. The carrier reached San Diego in mid-December and on 20 May 1952 was off again to the Far East, this time with CVG-7.
She joined TF 77 once more on 23 June and took part in the heavy strikes against the Sui-ho Dam. On 2425 June and the amphibious feint at Kojo from 12 to 16 October. She continued operations against North Korean targets until 18 December 1952 and then steamed to San Francisco where she arrived 8 January 1953.
Her classification was changed from CV-31 to CVA-31 on 1 October 1952. The item "Rare 1951 Korean War Patch Large Aircraft Carrier Air Group 7 TF-77 CV-31" is in sale since Tuesday, November 29, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Korea (1950-53)\Original Period Items".
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