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Page last updated on Dec 31, 1969.
USS Coral Sea was put out of commission on May 24, 1957 to undergo an extensive 33 month overhaul and modernization (SCB-110A) at Puget Sound Naval Ship Yard, Bremerton, Washington. The modifications included adding a huricane bow, angle deck, elevators, catapults, electronics, habitability and much more. The USS Coral Sea was recommissioned on January 25, 1960.

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[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3525
Jun 1957 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 has just begun its extensive overhaul at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. Other carriers in the shipyard in the background are USS Midway CVA-41 and USS Shangri La CVA-38.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Joe Brignone]
# 3168
Sep 1957 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 - I was on the Midway which had just finished a 2 year overhaul when I took this photo of the Coral Sea in dry-dock.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3379
Nov 1957 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 90
Feb 3, 1958 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
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Feb 3, 1958 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 356
Jul 31, 1958 - The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) during her SCB-110A modernisation at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington (USA), in July 1958. The new hurricane bow is almost complete, You can see the angle deck starting to take shape, PRI-FLY has been added to the stack.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1069
Jul 31, 1958 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
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Jul 31, 1958 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 93
Feb 3, 1959 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 95
Feb 12, 1959 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 97
Feb 12, 1959 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3681
Mar 1959 - Top of the mast being lowered in to place as USS Coral Sea CVA-43 nears completion of her three year extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3380
Apr 1959 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
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Aug 13, 1959 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
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Aug 13, 1959 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
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Aug 13, 1959 - USS Coral Sea undergoing extensive overhaul SCB-110A at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.


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