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[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Gordon Zehrung]
# 957
1954 - Several F2H-2 Banshee's from VF-11 & VC-62 wait for the launch cycle to begin aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1070
1954 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 - During one exercise in preparation for the cruise, 12 AJ-2 Savages of Heavy Attack Squadron Nine, packed staggered, wing-tip to fuselage, filled fully half of Coral Sea's flight deck.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1099
1954 - Several AJ-2 Savage aircraft from VC-5 and VC-9 spotted on the flight deck aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1100
1954 - An AJ-2 Savage of VC-5 grabs a wire for an arrested landing aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1101
1954 - An AJ-2 Savage from VC-5 makes a deck run takeoff aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1102
1954 - Some AD Skyraiders parked on the flight deck aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1103
1954 - An AJ-2 Savage of VC-5 climbs out after takeoff from USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1104
1954 - Several F2H-4 Banshees of the VF-11 Candy Stripers are parked on the flight deck aboard USS Coral Sea.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 2766
1954 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 at anchor somewhere in the Mediterranean.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Pascal]
# 2921
1954 - An AJ-2 of VC-5 parked next to the island aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3041
1954 - Several F9F-6 Cougars of VF-103 lined up on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3154
1954 - A good look at an F2 Banshee on final to USS Coral Sea CVA-43. Notice that the barricade is "up". The Coral Sea was still a straight deck carrier back then. If the plane didn't catch a wire it had no where to go but straight into the barricade.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3155
1954 - An F-2 Banshee of VF-62 trapping aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3156
1954 - An AD-6 of VF-104 Hells Archers launches off the bow of USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3157
1954 - An AD-4N of the VC-33 Night Hawks taxis up for launch aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3162
1954 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 in dry dock. Note the open bow.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Earl Neall]
# 3364
1954 - Looking at the flight deck from the bow aboard USS Coral Sea CVB-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3680
1954 - Eleven AD Skyraiders parked on the deck of USS Coral Sea CVA-43 as she conducts an UNREP.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3698
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3699
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3700
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3701
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3702
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3704
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3706
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3707
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3708
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3709
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3710
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3711
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3712
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3713
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3714
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3715
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3716
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3717
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3718
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3719
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3720
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3721
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3722
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joseph A. Wolfe, USN (Retired)]
# 3723
1954 - Photo Collection from the 1954 Med Cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3859
1954 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 resting in a Mediterranean port.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3882
New 1954 - Crew stands inspection at sea aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3886
New 1954 - A view of Coral Sea's twin mount 3-in./50s in the forward gun tub.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 447
Jun 1954 - View of the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) underway off Norfolk, Virginia.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 448
Jun 1954 - View of the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) underway off Norfolk, Virginia.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 942
Jul 12, 1954 - Ships company posing for a photo in front of the ship while she is docked at NALF Mayport.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 352
Aug 1954 - Three U.S. Navy Grumman F9F-6 Cougar of Fighter Squadron VF-103 "Flying Cougars" flying over the deck of the USS Coral Sea (CVA-43). VF-103 was assigned to Carrier Air Group 10 (CVG-10) aboard the Coral Sea for a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea from 7 July to 20 December 1954.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1073
Aug 14, 1954 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 runs at flank speed just after recovering aircraft.


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