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Photo Report : Jolly Rogers Home from Final Tomcat Cruise


All pictures by Gerry Clarke

In December 2004 US Navy fighter squadron VF-103 Jolly Rogers returned home from their final cruise with the Grumman F-14 Tomcat. Gerry Clarke took the following photos on their return at NAS Oceana.

The Jolly Rogers have now exchanged their legacy Tomcat for Boeing's F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, the US Navy's most modern combat jet. The squadron has been redesignated VFA-103.

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Many thanks to Gerry Clarke for making these photos available to

First Published: 29 January 2005
Last Modified: 30 March 2013

Update log:
03/30/13 Minor layout edit
12/01/11 Upgraded layout