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[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Mike Willmann]
# 2370
1953 - Starboard side shot of USS Coral Sea CVA-43 as she sits anchored in Barcelona.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Mike Willmann]
# 2371
1953 - Swim call aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43 somewhere in the MED.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 2553
1953 - Bow on shot of USS Coral Sea Cva-43 underway.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 2769
1953 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 - Taken from USS Iowa BB-61 alongside the Coral Sea for Operation Power Surge.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 2812
1953 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 anchored somewhere in the MED.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 2813
1953 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 - Beautiful sunset picture as she heads in to Augusta Bay, Sicily.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Rufus Foshee]
# 2940
1953 - Hanger Bay #3 on USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Rufus Foshee]
# 2941
1953 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 in port.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Rufus Foshee]
# 2942
1953 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 in port.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Rufus Foshee]
# 2943
1953 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 twin 50 Caliber guns.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3368
1953 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 at anchor somewhere in the MED.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3369
1953 - Panthers and Skyraiders at the ready for launch from USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3676
1953 - Packed flight deck aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43 as pilots man their planes.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3677
1953 - An F9F-5 Cougar of the VF-83 Rampagers is ready for launch aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3674
Apr 26, 1953 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 departing Norfolk for a Mediterranean deployment.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3374
Oct 20, 1953 - XF3H "Demon" being catapulted from the flight deck of USS Coral Sea CVA 43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 268
Oct 29, 1953 - The first of two XF4D-1 Skyrays pictured on an elevator on board the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) during the aircraft's carrier suitability trials on October 29, 1953.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 300
Oct 29, 1953 - A U.S. Navy McDonnell XF3H-1N Demon on the elevator of the aicraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43), in 1953. The destroyer USS Rupertus (DD-851) is visible in the background.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1011
Oct 29, 1953 - An F7U-3 Cutlass taxiing on the flight deck aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1012
Oct 29, 1953 - An F7U-3 Cutlass taxiing on the flight deck aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1013
Oct 29, 1953 - A Vought F7U-3 Cutlass - BuNo 128475, assigned to the Naval Air Test Center waiting for launch on the flight deck aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1014
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF3H-1 Demon taxis on to the port side elevator aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43. An XF4D-1 Skyray takes a waveoff overhead.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1015
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF3H-1-Demon out for carrier trials is readied on the port catapult aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1016
Oct 29, 1953 - Flight deck personnel push an XF3H-1 Demon on the port side elevator aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1017
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF3H-1 Demon taxis forward on the deck aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1018
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF3H-1-Demon out for carrier trials is ready to launch on the starboard catapult aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1019
Oct 29, 1953 - A pilot mans his XF3H-1 Demon aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1020
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF3H-1-Demon and an XF4D Skyray are being respotted on the deck aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1022
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF4D-1 Skyray pictured on the port catapult on board the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) during the aircraft's carrier suitability trials on October 29, 1953.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1023
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF4D-1 Skyray taxiing forwardr on board the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) during the aircraft's carrier suitability trials on October 29, 1953.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1024
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF4D-1 Skyray launches off the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) during the aircraft's carrier suitability trials on October 29, 1953.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1025
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF4D-1 Skyray launches off the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) during the aircraft's carrier suitability trials on October 29, 1953.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1026
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF4D-1 Skyray pictured on the port elevator on board the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) during the aircraft's carrier suitability trials on October 29, 1953.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1027
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF4D-1 Skyray launches off the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) during the aircraft's carrier suitability trials on October 29, 1953.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1028
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF4D-1 Skyray holding in position for the catapult on board the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) during the aircraft's carrier suitability trials on October 29, 1953.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3519
Oct 29, 1953 - An XF4D-1 Skyray taxiing forward for launch on board the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) during the aircraft's carrier suitability trials on October 29, 1953.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 412
1954 - Great shot of the USS Coral Sea from the starboard quarter while in the MED.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 413
1954 - Ship's band plays music during an UNREP with the USS Eaton.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 414
1954 - UNREP with USS Eaton.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 415
1954 - USS Coral Sea as seen from the USS Eaton.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 416
1954 - USS Coral Sea off the coast of Greece.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 417
1954 - USS Eaton coming alongside USS Coral Sea in the MED.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 418
1954 - USS Coral Sea conducting UNREP with USS Eaton in the MED.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 419
1954 - USS Coral Sea conducting UNREP with USS Eaton in the MED. AN AJ-2 Savage of VC-9 can be seen on the deck of CVA-43.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 420
1954 - USS Coral Sea Hi-Lines a crewman over to USS Eaton in the MED.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 421
1954 - USS Coral Sea Hi-Lines a crewman over to USS Eaton in the MED.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Glen Stimits]
# 422
1954 - Long distant shot of USS Coral Sea conducting UNREP with USS Mercury AKS-20 and USS Cowell DDE-547.

From the collection of LTjg Wendell Stimets MD, Division Medical Officer for DesDiv 22 while he was aboard the USS Eaton DDE-510 in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 442
1954 - View of the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) underway in the Mediterranean with AJ Savage heavy attack aircraft visible on the aft part of the flight deck.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 837
1954 - A Marine TBM Avenger turning on to final approach to USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Gordon Zehrung]
# 941
1954 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 moves down the Hudson river passing by New York City. The crew is at dress formation on the bow. The Empire State Building can be seen in the background.


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