Several commands only order copies for about 23 of the crew as a rule of thumb. The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Uss forrestal cva 59 vietnam cruise book 1967 in memoriam. Uss forrestal cv59 1988 med io norlant cruise book. During that period, forrestal also was reclassified as cv59. Here you can download the uss forrestal cva 59 mediterranean cruise book 196970 as a high resolution. Commissioned as attack aircraft carrier cva 59, the forrestal was redesignated as multipurpose aircraft carrier cv 59 on june 30, 1975. You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Forrestal cva 59 naval cruise book, class of 1967, page 156 of 368 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks.
Creating those books is an old tradition in the us navy. Uss forrestal cva 59 mediterranean cruise book 196970. Here you can download the uss forrestal cva 59 vietnam cruise book 1967 as a high resolution. After her initial shakedown, she was took her first of many voyages to the mediterranean in january of 1957. Forrestal was repaired in time to begin her eighth mediterranean tour in mid1968. Fiftytwo years ago today september 12, 1967 uss forrestal cva59. Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution 300dpi and the missing watermarks. An extremely mint and rare zippo lighter from the uss forrestal westpac cruise of 1967, the tragic year of her fire. She returned regularly over the next twentythree years, operating with that seas sixth fleet for a career total of twenty separate deployments. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of.
After traveling thirtytwo days from subic bay, philippine island uss forrestal arrived at naval station mayport, florida to off load three of her florida based squadrons va46, va106, and rvah11. Modeling details were obtained from 3 forrestal cruise books, photos from the. After being built in newport news, virginia, the new ship was formally commissioned in october 1955. Uss forrestal, named for secretary of the navy james forrestal, was the first ship of the new 56,000ton aircraft carriers built during the 1950s.1330 949 1456 623 218 1538 611 1160 1512 938 1146 743 979 629 1510 1486 381 471 755 809 1014 334 908 972 1015 55 396 345 29