20th Century US Navy PIX!!


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Enterprise in October 1961 with three C-1 Traders parked aft on the flight deck. Official United States Navy photo by PHC Mowry.
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USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) underway with Carrier Air Group 6 (CVG-6.) Official USN photo #1062601, received on October 22, 1962. Released from US Naval Photographic Center, US Naval Station, Anacostia, Washington 25, DC.
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USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) in port Naples Italy, 1963 or 1964. Photo Galilea.
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USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) enteringHunters Point Naval Shipyard San Francisco CA in 1966
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A group of A3J-1 Vigilante aircraft on the flight deck of USS Enterprise (CVAN-65), off the East Coast. U.S. Navy photo #1065017, dated 1 July 1962.

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F9F Panther jet fighters and F4U Corsair fighter bombers on Bon Homme Richard's hangar deck, during operations off Korea. Photo is dated 15 November 1952.

The plane in center is an F4U-5, while that at right is an F4U-4. The F9F-2Ps at left are nicknamed "Life" and "Look", after popular pictorial magazines of the day.

Official U.S. Navy photograph, from the collections of the
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(# NH 97350).
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A great view of USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) as she departs San Francisco for WestPac, November 1, 1958 with Carrier Air Group 19 (CVG-19) aboard.
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An -4 Skyhawk takes has a difficult landing aboard USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) in November 1962. Carrier Air Group (CVG) 19.
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A-4 Skyhawks on the deck of the USS Bon Homme Richard. 1970 on Yankee Station.
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USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31), as seen from USS
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(DD-845) during WestPac 1970 (possibly in October, during Bonnie Dick's last on-line period.)
 

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Shipmates aboard the USS Mullinnix (DD 944) during June 1961 in the Mediterranean.
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USS Mullinnix (DD 944) refueling from USS Caliente AO-53 off South Vietnam 1966.
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USS Brush (DD-745), USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786), USS Bausell (DD-845), USS Wedderburn (DD-684) and USS Worden (DLG-18) nested with the USS Dixie (AD-14) at Subic Bay, P.I. in late January 1966.
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USS Hewitt (DD 966) and USS Vincennes (CG-49), December 1991 in Hong Kong.
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Inchon Operation, September 1950, a Chaplain reads the Last Rites service as Lieutenant (Junior Grade) David H. Swenson is buried at sea from USS Toledo (CA-133), off Inchon, Korea. He had been killed by North Korean artillery while his ship, USS Lyman K. Swenson (DD-729) was bombarding enemy positions on Wolmi-do island, Inchon, on 13 September 1950. K. Swenson is in the background, with her crew at quarters on deck. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the "All Hands" collection at the Naval Historical Center.
 

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USS Guam (LPH-9), at Barcelona, Spain, 30 January 1977. Port quarter view. Showing the two BPDMS launchers, one forward of the island and the other one on the port quarter, with twin 3"/50 gun mounts on the starboard quarter (and another one just forward of the island, not visible here). Photo by Fabio Peña
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USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) crewmen hoist the Apollo 13 Command Module aboard ship. The Apollo 13 crewmen were already aboard Iwo Jima when this photo was taken. The Apollo 13 spacecraft splashed down at 12:07:44 p.m., 17 April 1970 in the South Pacific Ocean.
NASA photo from JSC Digital Image Collection # S70-35632 & GRIN (Great Images In Nasa) GPN-2000-001105
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Flight deck directors reposition AV-8C Harrier aircraft on the flight deck of USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7) during Exercise AHUAS TARA II, off the coast of Honduras.
Department of Defense photo # DN-SC-84-11766 CARIBBEAN SEA 1 November 1983, a US Navy photo now in the collections of DefenseImagry.mil.
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13 December 1991: Subic Bay Republic of the Philippines... - Hull Technician 3rd Class Nicholas Oswald, seated on bow, and SN Bryan Rocke replace the beading on a 26-foot motor whaleboat from Robert E. Peary. Oswald is a crew member aboard the destroyer tender USS Yosemite (AD 19) while Rocke is stationed aboard Robert E. Peary. Both vessels are deployed to the gulf during maritime interdiction operations. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SC-92-06009 by PH2 Charles Stover from the
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date unknown.perhaps 1967 to '69... Antwerp, Belgium - A photo of John Willis, moored outboard of USS
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(DE 1021) while on a port visit to Antwerp.
 

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USS Nimitz (CVN-68) underway during her first Med deployment...1976.
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VF-74 "Be-Devilers" F-4J Phantom II aboard NIMITZ ..1976
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VAQ-130 "Zappers" EA-6B Prowler aboard NIMITZ ..1976
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RVAH-9 "Hoot Owls" RA-5C Vigilante aboard NIMITZ ..1976
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VA-86 "Sidewinders" A-7E Corsair II aboard NIMITZ ..1976
 
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USN air wings are about 20 aircraft lighter than in 1976..

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That's a lot of aircraft.. a whole bunch..lets count 'em!


24 Phantoms
24 Corsairs II
15 Intruders
3 Vigilantes
4 Prowlers
4 Hawkeyes
6 Sea Kings
2 C-1 Traders CODs
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82 aircraft....

WOW!!! ..but on the next deployment 10 S-3A Vikings of VS-24 were addedso that makes for 92 aircraft...
 

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How about some Old school Videos? Please pardon the critical past water mark. How they get away with that I don't know..



Looks like USS Shangri-La (CVA 38) was in port in Naples Italy ..I checked this was filmed in 1965.

 

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