Mape, John Clement, CDR

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1965-1966, USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
Service Years
1949 - 1966

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Last Address

Casualty Date
Apr 13, 1966
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Golden Gate National Cemetery - San Bruno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06E 112

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                     ATKRON 52, CVW-5, USS TICONDEROGA

The fourth USS Ticonderoga (CV-14/CVA-14/CVS-14) of the United States Navy was an aircraft carrier.

The ship was laid down as Hancock on 1 February 1943 at Newport News, Virginia, by the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co.; renamed Ticonderoga on 1 May 1943, launched on 7 February 1944, sponsored by Miss Stephanie Sarah Pell, and commissioned at the Norfolk Navy Yard on 8 May 1944, Captain Dixie Kiefer in command

The USS Ticonderoga
The USS Ticonderoga refueling off the coast of Vietnam

                                ATTACK SQUADRON 52

                              DOUGLAS A-1 SKYRAIDER


In May 1967 the city of Dublin, California, named a neighborhood park in his honor - the Mape Memorial Park. 
John C. Mape,
Commander, United States Navy,
was buried on 30 April 1999 in
Plot S-0-641, Golden Gate National Cemetery,
San Bruno, San Mateo County, California,
among other men of courage and integrity. 

Golden Gate National Cemetery by theFerf.
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 Duty Stations
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLAdvanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.VT-10 WildcatsFleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group (Faculty Staff)/FASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff)
VA-52 KnightridersUSS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
  1949-1949, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1950-1950, Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
  1951-1951, VT-10 Wildcats
  1952-1952, FASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff)/Det Miramar (Faculty Staff)
  1962-1966, VA-52 Knightriders
  1965-1966, USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1965-1966 Dixie Station, South Vietnam
  1965-1968 Operation Rolling Thunder
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Notes from The Virtual Wall
  REMEMBERED by Frank Geary
  REMEMBERED by his daughter, Sara Mape (Sally)
 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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