Uss america cva cv 66 kitty hawk class aircraft carrier us navy. Uss kearsarge cvs33 cruise book vietnam war cruise 1967 1968 kearsarge was assigned to antisubmarine warfare group 5 liberty in japan with identified unit photos 8 x 11 hardcover in very good condition thank you for looking. See more ideas about uss america, heavy cruiser and edsel ford. Uss america departed norfolk april 10, 1968, for a scheduled western pacific deployment. Cruise book of the officers and men who sailed and fought from the uss enterprise during the 196667 deployment to vietnam. Alamo lsd33 1966, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1986 alaska cb1 1945 albany ca123 1951, 1951a, 1954, 1955 albany cg10 1964, 1966, 1971, 1973, 1975 albert david de1050 1972 alcyone aka7 1945 alexander hamilton ssbn517 1963 alfred a.
This site is a tribute to the aircraft carrier uss coral sea cv43. Navy retirement was followed by another 20 year career as a science educator. The trip will include a day at disneyland, a harbor cruise at long. In late july, the second group of 41 middies arrived for their sixweek cruise. Uss annapolis agmr1 communications major relay ship.
Mediterranean cruise book 195859 mediterranean cruise book 195960 mediterranean cruise book 1961 mediterranean cruise book 196263 mediterranean cruise book 196465 mediterranean cruise book 196566 vietnam cruise book 1967 forrestal fire mediterranean cruise book 1968 69 mediterranean cruise book 196970 mediterranean cruise book 1971. Terry keel cruise photos 121505 maxim 1968 cruise photos. She also served in the persian gulf wars operations desert shield and desert storm. Foreign waters called hermitage by the end of the year as she sailed 28 november as flagship for admiral a. At, may 30, she arrived at yankee station, and at 0630 the next morning the first aircraft since commissioning to leave her deck in anger was launched. Apr 18, 2014 this year marks the 50th anniversary of the historic aroundtheworld cruise of the uss enterprise and nuclear task force one. Ntc san diego 1968 103 anchor ntc san diego 1968 5 anchor ntc san diego 1968 507 anchor. Special hello to louis lalli, i bought his 1970 chevelle. Decommissioned on august 9, 1996, the uss america spend the following years at the naval inactive. Uss america cva66 vietnam war deployment cruise book year.
It will open in a new window and is image extensive. Launched february 1, 1964, america was an aircraft carrier assigned to the 6th fleet, and later the 7th fleet. Navy cruise book for sale us military collectibles. In the true tradition of the wwii era, we take the designs that were painted on the nose of the airplanes and paint them onto your flight jacket. I got in contact with some old friends through the crews list. Here you can download the uss america cva 66 mediterranean cruise book 1971 as a high resolution. See more ideas about corvette zr1, ford aircraft carrier and soviet navy. In late july, the second group of 41 middies arrived for their six week cruise. She differs from the amphibious assault ships lhas she replaces. Inport, subic bay 21 may 1968 25 may 1968 inport, subic bay 29 jun 1968 5 jul 1968 inport, subic bay 4 aug 1968 8 aug 1968 inport, hong kong 10 aug 1968 16 aug 1968.
Uss gerald fordthe floating city, the first unit of americas new. Here you can download the uss america cva 66 mediterranean cruise book 1967 as a high resolution. Gordon was on the uss maryland tied up next to the arizona story in columbian by. Mediterranean cruise 19641965 uss forrestal cruise book. On may 26, she participated in exercise new boy and the next day held carrier qualifications. This page contains scans from the commissioning of the uss america, 1965. Book celebrates the ship being awarded the efficiency pennant for 196566. America cv 66 naval cruise book, class of 1978, page 265 of 288 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks. Date of publication is estimated from internal evidence.
Profusely illustrated with many photographs of the ship, officers and crew members. For imported cars, the automobile importers of america collects the. See more ideas about classic cars trucks, uss america, classic cars. Attended navy surface ocs at newport, ri and graduated in may 1968. Largest collection of old navy cruise books yearbooks on the internet.
The book documents the ships travels, including to japan, australia and brazil, devoting a few pages to each of the groups associated with the ship on the cruise. This page contains scans from the launching of the uss america, 1964. Reed comsolant for a good will cruise to south america and africa. Uss independence cva 62 mediterranean cruise book 196869. Us navy cruise books are unofficial publications published by a ships crew to document a cruise or deployment.
School elections monday have issues, competition clinton county. On the night of 1819 june 1968, a flight of three aircraft from the aircraft carrier uss america cv66 were on a bombing mission over north vietnam. Uss america cv 66 westpac cruise book 1968 did you serve aboard uss america cv 66. Uss america cvacv66 company hopewell junction, new. Cruise books are yearbookstyle books put together by volunteers on board ship to commemorate a deployment. This is a scarce 1968 united states navy westpac cruise 1968 uss america cva66 cruise book.
Back to last page back to cruise book page back to uss america page. The cruise books have been placed on a cd for years of enjoyable viewing. Back to last page back to cruise book page back to uss. America cv 66 naval cruise book, class of 1978, page 265. America cva 66 naval cruise book, class of 1966, page. I was leading chief of the weather division and it turned out america was my final duty station before retiring from the navy in august 1975. Uss america was the third kitty hawk class aircraft carrier and the third ship in the navy to bear the name.
Uss america cvacv66 was one of three kitty hawkclass supercarriers built for the united states navy in the 1960s. On 10 january 1967, america departed norfolk for her second mediterranean cruise and relieved uss independence cv62 at pollensa bay on 22 january. Uss yorktown association news bulletin about the blue water navy vietnam veterans act signed into law june 25, 2019 lets join art leach to celebrate his 100th birthday on may 1, 2020 we were sailors. Cruise books capture the most personal memories of a sailors navy career. Includes excellent aerial views of the carrier underway in open sea and dramatic flight deck scenes of pilots and crews preparing for and performing duties associated with launches and recoveries. Headed north of 17th parallel to rendezvous with uss lofberg dd759 va presumptive ships list. Navy cruise books for various years and ships from 1919 to 2009.
America did return to yankee station one last time, but her time on station proved short, as she returned to subic bay on 17 february and sailed thence for the united states three days later, on 20 february 1973. During the 1967 mediterranean cruise of uss america cva66. Uss constellation cva 64 westpac cruise book 1968 69. Uss america cvacv66 was one of three kitty hawkclass supercarriers built for the united. Together with the eight lhds the last of which is makin island, her class will maintain the u. You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Get the best deals on uss book when you shop the largest online selection at.
Cars, classic gmc, le mans, chevrolet dealership, chevrolet chevelle, chevrolet trucks, chevrolet impala, pompe a essence. Celebrate this event by taking a look at the lighter side of the big e cruise book from 1964. Check out our uss america cv 66 crew list and reconnect with old shipmates. This book is in good condition with no writing or tears, solid spine, with maybe slight rubbing on the corners. Uss america cva66 1968 westpacvietnam war cruise book. Uss constellation cva 64 westpac cruise book 196869. The multimedia presentation gives a whole new look and feel to these great cruise books.
Unfollow uss cruise book to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Download pdf of naval communications bulletin article see individual pages below 196566 cruise book photos. Check out our web sites for complete cruise book details. Make offer vietnam navy uss saint paul ca73 cruise book 7th fleet westpac log orig 1968 u. Statistics show that only 2535% of sailors purchased their cruise book. Root beer 210 was a mcdonnell douglas f4j33mc phantom ii, bu. Check out our uss independence cv 62 crew list and reconnect with old shipmates. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of.
The cruise book cd makes it possible for several members of the family to own one. Jun, 2014 this is a video of a 1968 plymouth road runner with a really loud exhaust. They include the volumes in the navy department librarys collection, the nations largest cruise book collection. Navy cruise book for sale military collectibles for sale. It brought back many good memories of the 70 med cruise. Back to last page back to cruise book page back to uss constellation page.
We specialize in us navy cruise books, us marine corps cruise books, air force books, and books on us military history. The subject of this memoir is recounting my two years aboard the uss america cva 66. The ship made her first two cruises to the mediterranean. Maiden cruise book 196566 mediterranean cruise book 1967 world cruise book 1968 world cruise book 1970. Laid down on july 17, 2009, america is to be completed in 2012. Scarce westpac cruise 1968 uss america cva66 cruise book. Uss america cva66 maiden cruise book 19651966 med ebay. You have done a great service to all shipmates of the rosie. One of the things that makes americas navy so unique is replenishments at. Several commands only order copies for about 23 of the crew as a rule of thumb. Uss america cva66 maiden voyage cruise book 1965 commissioning maiden voyage caribbean cruise first deployment to the mediterranean keel laying commissioning philbex 666 includes unidentified candid photos 812 x 11 hardcover in good condition, previous owners. Va 165 did cruise on uss oriskany 1963 and at end of cruise tad to va 152 det zulu.
Uss america cva66 1968 westpacvietnam war cruise book ebay. Judging from aircraft markings, this picture was possibly taken in early 1968. Creating those books is an old tradition in the us navy. Gallery was visiting as many 6th fleet ships as possible during his month stay in the mediterranean to gather material for articles and books. Chevy sschevrolet chevellenascar autosnascar racersdieselnascar. The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Uss america cva66 19651966 maiden voyage mediterranean. In the midst of this important cruise hermitage was diverted 19 january 1961 to carry grain to the congo to help the united nations combat starvation in that revolution. Uss kearsarge cvs33 19671968 vietnam war cruise book. Blue water navy ships deck log summary in support of hr. Vintage, old muscle cars, chevy muscle cars, american muscle cars, chevy camaro, camaro auto, 1968 camaro, chevelle ss, general motors. Mediterranean cruise 19641965 uss forrestal cruise book on.
Stoddard unrep video from the uss zelima af49 from allen longhofer on board. Sumner dd692 1962 alshain aka55 1955 alstede af48 1965. If you are looking for a certain uss navy cruise book from wwii, korea or vietnam we just might have it. Search for shipmates, friends, family, and memories in one of the largest collections of online naval cruise book images and photos. Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection. Check out our uss constellation cv 64 crew list and reconnect with old shipmates.
Uss america lha 6 is the latest largedeck amphibious ship, the first of a fourship class. The 1968 cruise book is presented here courtesy of stephen r. For rating shirts click on your rating abbreviation below. Uss america is the third naval ship to be named such. New 196566 galaxie shift select dial cruise omatic 500 ltd country squire ford.
The uss america facebook page is run by the uss america carrier veterans association. I am the coauthor of a book for the national vietnam war museum. Pictures of friends, port calls and facts about their commands can all be found within the pages. Unfollow uss america cruise book to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Maiden cruise 1962 mediterranean cruise 1963 world cruise 1964 operation sea orbit westpac cruise 1965 66 westpac cruise 1966 67 westpac cruise 1968 westpac cruise 1969 westpac cruise 1971 72 westpac cruise 1972 73 westpac cruise 1974 75 westpac cruise 1976 77 westpac cruise 1978 westpac cruise 1982 83 westpac cruise 1984 85. Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution 300dpi and the missing watermarks. America cva 66 naval cruise book, class of 1966, page of 366 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks. The cohostesses of the re ception added that without the.
Unit history cruise book, uss america cva66 first mediterranean deployment 19651966, hardcover, 350 pages, covers construction, commissioning thru caribbean readiness operations and first mediterranean deployment. Commissioned in 1965, she spent most of her career in the atlantic and mediterranean, but did make three pacific deployments serving in the vietnam war. This video documents activities aboard uss america from 1965 1968. Many former sailors lose their cruise books over time, and then desperately look for a copy in their retirement years. The aircraft carrier was built at newport news, virginia, and was commissioned on jan. Cruise book or yearbook from hospital ships service during vietnam war. Photo and escorts id thanks to enterprise westpac 197273 cruise book. Initially commissioned as attack aircraft carrier cva 66, she was redesignated as multipurpose aircraft carrier cv 66 on june 30, 1975.345 692 1253 1509 1116 1360 197 397 177 888 547 826 477 551 1474 139 905 1130 1526 235 1277 1039 1254 955 49 1002 957 833 81 425 455 1277 975 1023 41 93 1196 1154 639