Uss coral sea cva 43 1966 1967 westpac cruise book cd. Navy cruise books for various years and ships from 1919 to 2009. Med cruise book, september 9, 1950february 1, 1951, with carrier air group 17 cvg17. Cruise books are yearbookstyle books put together by volunteers on board ship to commemorate a deployment. Uss coral sea for sale tractor parts and replacement. Cruise book and document reproduction naval historical.
Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection. Uss coral sea was the third midway class aircraft carrier and the third ship in the. Camden aoe 2 naval cruise book, class of 1987, page 7. Uss guadalcanal was the third iwo jima class amphibious assault ship helicopter and the second ship in the navy to bear the name. Uss coral seas westpac cruise book from 198182 includes a very comprehensive ships history. On 7 feb 1965 aircraft from coral sea, along with those from uss ranger cva61 and uss hancock cva19, blasted the military barracks and staging areas near dong hoi in the southern sector of north vietnam. Coral sea sailed from norfolk 7 june 1948 for a midshipmen cruise to the mediterranean and caribbean, and returned to norfolk 11 august. The uss coral sea was a midwayclass aircraft carrier built by the newport news shipbuilding and drydock company with the capacity to carry up to aircraft, manned by a complement of 4,104 officers and enlisted. An f4 phantom ii vaults from the waist catapult on uss coral sea cva43 to. Uss coral sea cv 43 mediterranean cruise book 198788. Each page has been placed on a cd for years of enjoyable computer viewing.
She earned the affectionate nickname ageless warrior through her long career. Great deals from u s naval history store in ebay stores. Back to uss coral sea cv 43 mediterranean cruise book 1987 88 page. A former crew member of the mighty o has made the entire collection of cruise books from the uss oriskany available in digital format. Cruise books here is a mosaic of every uss coral sea cruise book cover. They include the volumes in the navy department librarys collection, the nations largest cruise book collection. Uss coral sea cv42, cvb43, cva43 and cv43 history, and those aircraft carriers operating with coral sea during her tour of service and a tour of d. This site is a tribute to the aircraft carrier uss coral sea cv43. Battle of the coral sea the namesake of the uss coral sea. Uss coral sea cva43 vietnam war deployment cruise book year log 196465 navy for sale online. In 1987, she developed the coral sea configuration in which two attack squadrons. Lieutenant commander mcdonough reported aboard uss camden aoe 2 and assumed duties as executive officer in march 1987.
Uss coral sea cv43 coral sea cvb43 was launched 2 april 1946 by newport news shipbuilding and drydock co. Westpac cruise vietnam 1966 1967 cruise book rare find bring the cruise book to life with this multimedia presentation. Uss missouri bb63 19871988 westpac indian ocean cruise book. Coral sea, cva43, 1953, 1954, 1956b, 1957, 196061, 1961a, 196162, 1963. The battle which took place there between 4 and 8 may 1942 was the first engagement in naval warfare in which warships exchanged not a shot, the action being carried on by carrier aircraft of both fleets.
Uss coral sea cv43 19871988 mediterranean cruise book ebay. For rating shirts click on your rating abbreviation below. Coral seas war record is perhaps best reflected in the out of print book, tonkin gulf yacht club by rene j francillon. Uss coral sea cv 43 westpac cruise 1982 naples, italy uss forrestal cv 59 med cruise 1983 rome, italy uss new jersey bb 62 world cruise 1984 thailand uss halsey cg 23 westpac cruise 1985 yokosuka, japan uss elliot dd 967 westpac cruise 1986 karachi, pakistan uss enterprise cvn 65 world cruise 1987 perth. This midway class large aircraft carrier was built at newport news, virginia. Trivia 29 september, 1987 coral sea departed for a mediterranean cruise. May 29, 2016 1987 88 mediterranean cruise uss coral sea with vfa 1 wildcats.
Uss coral sea cvcvbcva43, a midwayclass aircraft carrier, was the third ship of the. Navy soon after the end of world war ii, in october 1947. Uss coral sea s westpac cruise book from 198182 includes a very comprehensive ships history. Just wonder, been fighting leukemia for five years now has anyone on 69 70 cruise put in a claim for agent orange. The book is largely devoted to the coral sea as it saw more action in the vietnam war than other carriers. Each digital book is the same price regardless of its size or rarity. Uss coral sea was launched 2 april 1946 by newport news shipbuilding and drydock co. This cruise was highlighted by a visit to spain, and participation in nato exercise black. As recorded in the book, the 196465 statistics are.
After initial operations, she made her first cruise in mid 1948 with midshipmen in training. Initially classified as an aircraft carrier with hull classification symbol cv43, the contract to build the. The coral sea is located between new guinea and australia. Following the gulf of conking incident in august, coral sea departed on 7 dec 1964 for duty with the u. The cd comes in a plastic sleeve with a custom label. Uss missouri bb63 19871988 westpac indian ocean cruise. Uss coral sea cv43 med deployment cruise book year log 198788 navy. Navy cruise book for sale us military collectibles. Uss coral sea making a highspeed run in 1989 coral sea during her final cruise in august 1989, at accompanied by iowa, nassau and belknap on 25 march 1983, coral sea, having been reassigned to the atlantic fleet, left alameda for her new homeport of norfolk. After overhaul and training in the caribbean, she sailed 3 may 1949 for her first tour of duty in the mediterranean with the 6th fleet, returning 28 september.
Camden aoe 2 naval cruise book, class of 1987, page 7 of 6. Uss coral sea cv 43 mediterranean cruise book 1987 88. With the cold war getting hotter, she went on several. Uss coral sea the midwayclass asbestos exposure mesothelioma. Us navy cruise book uss ranger cva 61 west pac cruise 6970. Back to last page back to cruise book page back to uss coral sea page. Great deals from u s naval history store on uss cv cruise. You would be purchasing an exact copy of the uss coral sea cva 43 cruise book during 1966 1967. Uss coral sea cva43 19731974 cruise book westpac va22 va94 vietnam ops. A visual depiction of the journey and portsofcall of the uss wabash aor5 during the westpac cruise 1984. You would be purchasing the uss coral sea cva 43 cruise book during this time period. After graduation he was assigned to the brazilian naval fleet training center serving as an instructor of surface warfare until december 1986. Find great deals on ebay for uss coral sea and uss coral sea cva43.
Due to space restrictions, i am only showing cruise book covers on this site. Click on the link next to the thumbnail to get the full size page. Jun 24, 2008 uss coral sea cv42, cvb43, cva43 and cv43 history, and those aircraft carriers operating with coral sea during her tour of service and a tour of d. Uss coral sea cv43 1987 1988 navy cruise book ebay. Uss coral sea cvcvbcva43, a midway class aircraft carrier, was the third ship of the united states navy to be named for the battle of the coral sea. Check out our uss coral sea cv 43 crew list and reconnect with old shipmates. My dad, 1stsgt james h jackson, usmc, was tad aboard the uss coral sea during the april to october, 1952 med deployment, as part of vmf211, mag14, 2nd maw out of cherry point, which earned the uss coral sea a naval occupation service award, and which was the cruise which escorted marshall tito of yugoslavia on a 1day cruise. In spring 1949, the coral sea began its first deployment with the sixth fleet. Has anyone on 69 70 cruise put in a claim for agent orange. Uss coral sea cv 43 mediterranean cruise book 198788 did you serve aboard uss coral sea cv 43. Camden aoe 2 naval cruise book, class of 1987, page 7 of 6 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks.950 1434 460 953 1316 1047 1176 1031 1506 262 1362 1132 1393 394 410 695 870 191 429 48 1272 343 281 1155 716 643 699 803 371 639 448 1139 507 443 992 756 924 1257 819 989 1233 323