Enlarge aircraft carrier uss saratoga cv60 view in national archives catalog please note. Uss america cva 66 mediterranean cruise book 1974 did you serve aboard uss america cv 66. 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. Comment by michael alan sonntag on july 9, 2019 at 2. As a supercarrier, which is an unofficial designation for the largest aircraft carriers, the uss america was among the largest warships ever built. Pictures of friends, port calls and facts about their. For rating shirts click on your rating abbreviation below. On august 22, 2019, the va began scanning more than 20 million images from the u. This page contains scans from the launching of the uss america, 1964. If you are looking for a certain uss navy cruise book from wwii, korea or vietnam we just might have it. 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.
We specialize in us navy cruise books, us marine corps cruise. The third america cva66 was laid down on 1 january 1961 at. She also served in the persian gulf wars operations desert shield and desert storm. Nos smiths bt 811600 temperature gauge for 196872 austin america 1jc. Uss america cva66 maiden cruise book 19651966 med ebay.
America cv 66 naval cruise book, class of 1979, page 26. Cruise book and document reproduction naval historical. The seventh uss ranger cv cva61 was the third of four forrestalclass supercarriers built for the united states navy in the 1950s. Welcome and thank you for looking at uss midway cruise books on cdrom. Shop for uss cv cruise book from u s naval history store. Although all four ships of the class were completed with angled decks, ranger had the distinction of being the first us carrier built from the beginning as an angleddeck ship commissioned in 1957, she served extensively in the pacific, especially the vietnam. Ntc san diego 1974 167 anchor ntc san diego 1974 235 anchor ntc san diego 1974 390 anchor. She was built to clear minefields in offshore waters, and served the navy in the pacific ocean. The uss midway cv41 was already present in the persian gulf and served as the flag ship for task force 154 under the command of radm dan march. Uss america was the third kitty hawk class aircraft carrier and the third ship in the.
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Vince salamoni, and bob tapley for making the uss somers cruise books available for all to view. Testing the f35b lightning ii aboard uss america us navy video i. It brought back many good memories of the 70 med cruise. The cruise books have been placed on a cd for years of enjoyable viewing. This task force was comprised of four carrier groups. Laid down on july 17, 2009, america is to be completed in 2012. The third uss america cv 66 was laid down on january 1, 1961, at newport news, va. Photo and escorts id thanks to enterprise westpac 197273 cruise book, via bob. Offering memorabilia items such as tee shirts, coffee mugs and hats imprinted with the uss america cva 66 ships seal. A former crew member of the mighty o has made the entire collection of cruise books from the uss oriskany available in digital format. January 3, 1974 to august 3, 1974 mediterranean cruise this is jan 74 to aug 74 medd cruise at 7. List of navy ships va presumptive for agent orange exposure. Uss boxer cva 21 1954 cruise book great naval images llc on.
I was a sh3 on board the uss america cva 66 for her second med cruise and her first around the world vietnam west pac cruise 19651967. This list of naval training and education yearbooks, also known as cruise books, only includes publications with group photos or photos of individual naval personnel, similar in format to high school or college yearbooks. Entering the yard on 27 november 1974, america was reclassified to an aircraft carrier. Uss america cva66 cruise book westpac vietnam cruise 19721973 tonkin trek the uss america with carrier air wing eight embarked includes identified division photos 9 x 12 hardcover in good condition, with some cover wear.
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The aircraft carrier was built at newport news, virginia, and was commissioned on jan. You would be purchasing an exact copy of the uss independence cruise book during 1974 1975. The profits from each purchase go towards the maintenance of cv41. You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Westpac cruise book 197273 mediterranean cruise book 1974. Uss america cvacv66 was one of three kitty hawkclass supercarriers built for the united states navy in the 1960s. Cruise books are yearbookstyle books put together by volunteers on board ship to commemorate a deployment. Power quality awards across cars, trucks and suvs than any other brand over the last four years. Hedinger rvah1 1971 1972 med cruise john zieba vaw122 1974 1975 med cruise richard e. Navy and coast guard deck logs from 1956 to 1978 will be closed to researchers. Check out our uss america cv 66 crew list and reconnect with old shipmates. Uss america cv66 mediterranean deployment cruise book.
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She differs from the amphibious assault ships lhas she replaces. Search for shipmates, friends, family, and memories in one of the largest collections of online naval cruise book images and photos. The uss america facebook page is run by the uss america carrier veterans association. During the 1967 mediterranean cruise of uss america cva66, what. The cd comes in a plastic sleeve with a custom label. A site dedicated to the memory of the uss america cva66. The ship made her first two cruises to the mediterranean. Those were the best years of my life i have the 1967 cruise book but have lost the 1966 cruise book. My personal accounts of the last cruise of uss america. Us navy cruise books are unofficial publications published by a ships crew to document a cruise or deployment. America cv 66 naval cruise book, class of 1979, page 26 of 336 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks. Does anyone have one they can make a copy of or an extra one i can buy. You would be purchasing an exact copy of the uss boxer cva 21 cruise book during this time period.
Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution 300dpi and the missing watermarks. Capps ap121 1946 agerholm dd826 1963, 1966, 1969 ainsworth de1090 1974 ainsworth ff1090 1977, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1990. Each page has been placed on a cd for years of enjoyable computer viewing. The uss america, cv66, was not just an aircraft carrier, but a supercarrier.
Would like to get one for old time sake and memory because i was in that one more than the 1967 one. Birthday to get this amazing deal just click on shop now button on top rh side of webpage. Org cruise book web store uses paypal shopping carts for secure internet. May 03, 2012 edited using 1 crappy vcr, vhs recorder and a cd player. Uss america cva66 cruise book mediterranean cruise 1971 america joined the sixth fleet in the mediterranean with carrier air wing eight embarked includes identified division photos 9 x 12 hardcover in good condition. 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.
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. Mcdonald, the chief of naval operations, and commissioned at the norfolk naval shipyard on january 23, 1965, capt. January 3, 1974 to august 3, 1974 mediterranean cruise youtube. Uss independence cv 62 1974 75 uss intrepid cv 11 wwii uss intrepid cva 11 1954 uss intrepid cva 11 1956. Back to uss america cva 66 mediterranean cruise book 1974 page. 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.
Uss midway 47 years of magic public group facebook. Sea trials took place from 21 to 23 november 1969 aboard uss america off the virginia coast. Together with the eight lhds the last of which is makin island, her class will maintain the u. 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. The joint strike fighter is the next generation fighter to support the us navy, air force, marine corps, united. Fc ft gm gs 5361 gs 78now hm ht ic im is it jo li ln ls ma 4867. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of. Uss yosemite ad19 1974 mediterranean cruise book ebay. You need to be a member of uss america cva66 to add comments.
Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection. Navy book cruise us 1975 uss cruise 59 cva forrestal med med forrestal cva navy uss cruise book 59 us cruise 1975. The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Cruise books, usually similar in general content and format to high school or college yearbooks, are not official publications. Uss america cva66 19691970 world cruisevietnam cruise book. Uss america cva 66 mediterranean cruise book 1974 the. A 74gun ship of the line intended for the continental navy but. Navy cruise books for various years and ships from 1919 to 2009. Here you can download the uss america cv 66 cruise book 198081 as a high resolution.
They include the volumes in the navy department librarys collection, the nations largest cruise book collection. Navy deck logs available in the national archives catalog. Uss america cva66 1974 mediterranean deployment cruise book cruisebook. You have done a great service to all shipmates of the rosie. The navy does not stock or sell copies of ships cruise books.1215 1076 1148 844 918 946 1063 1179 1146 1267 1408 299 1032 1308 286 620 873 495 450 170 1426 413 1159 1447 1399 1101 99 912 19 614 990 593 575 388 517 893 170 147 866 1192 1405 614 1426 193 1341 507 460 55