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[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3483
1965 - An F-4B of VF-151 trapping aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3484
1965 - An RF-8A of VFP-63 is being launched from CAT 2 aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3485
1965 - An RA-3B Skywarrior of the VAP-61 World Recorders launches from USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3883
New 1965 - Several VF-151 F-4B's parked on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 456
Jan 9, 1965 - View of the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) underway off Hawaii.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 457
Jan 16, 1965 - View of the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) underway as she departs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a Western Pacific cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 458
Jan 16, 1965 - View of the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) underway as she departs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a Western Pacific cruise. Note the Arizona Memorial on the starboard side of the ship.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 459
Jan 16, 1965 - View of the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) underway at the beginning of a Western Pacific cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 460
Jan 16, 1965 - View of the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) underway as she departs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a Western Pacific cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1121
Mar 24, 1965 - USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) steams past USS Ranger (CVA-61) in the South China Sea, 24 March 1965, during the early days of the air campaign against North Vietnam. Aircraft in the foreground is a North American RA-5C Vigilante reconaissance plane (Bureau # 149313).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3367
Mar 24, 1965 - Pilots of Attack Squadron 153 walk across the flight deck of the USS CORAL SEA (CVA-43) toward their aircraft, during operations in the South China.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3366
Mar 25, 1965 - CH-46 helicopter hovers over the flight deck of USS CORAL SEA (CVA-43) as they operate in the South China Sea.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1092
Jul 1, 1965 - An A-4C of the VA-153 Blu Tail Flies trap aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 461
Oct 4, 1965 - A-4 Skyhawks fly over the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) to commemorate the 10,000th combat sortie flown by Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 14 from the ship.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 992
Nov 1965 - Crewmembers of the attack aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CVA-43) line the flight deck behind a "331 days" sign, representing the 11 months the carrier spent in deployment to the Western Pacific. Aircraft of Carrier Air Wing 15 embarked, flew over 160 strikes, delivering over 6,000 tons of ordnance against military targets in North Vietnam and Viet Cong strongholds in South Vietnam. CORAL SEA steamed 105,000 miles in waters of the Western Pacific - enough to circumnavigate the globe four times.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 462
Nov 1, 1965 - The carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) passes beneath the Golden Gate Bridge upon entering San Francisco Bay at the conclusion of a Western Pacific cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1067
Nov 1, 1965 - Streaming a 973ft coming home pennant long, USS Coral Sea CVA-43 returns from a record cruise of 331 days.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 265
1966 - A U.S. Navy Douglas A-1H Skyraider of attack squadron VA-25 Fist of the Fleet. VA-25 was part of Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2) (tailcode \"NE\"), stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) during that carrier\'s deployment to Vietnam from July 1966 to February 1967. A-1Hs BuNos. 135356 and 137517 are nearest to the camera. VA-25\'s tactical numbers were NE-571 to NE-582.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 913
1966 - Cool overhead shot of three warhorses of the Vietnam war. Probably at Hunters Point. rnrnUSS Hancock_CVA-19 rnUSS Coral Sea_CVA-43rnUSS Bon Homme Richard CVA-31
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1059
1966 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 underway in the Tonkin Gulf. A VA-22 A-4C has just launched from CAT 2.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 1108
1966 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 - On CAT 1 is an A1-H Skyraider of VA-165 and on CAT 2 is an EA-1F Skyraider of VAW-13.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3371
1966 - A U.S. Navy Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (BuNo 151151) of Attack Squadron 23 (VA-23) "Black Knights" is launched from the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) for a mission in Vietnam. The aircraft is armed with AGM-45 Shrike missiles and LAU-3 rocket launchers.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3372
1966 - A U.S. Navy Douglas A-1H Skyraider (BuNo 135275) of Attack Squadron 25 (VA-25) "Fist of the Fleet" is launched from the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) for a mission over Vietnam.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3683
1966 - An F-4B of the VF-21 Freelancers taxis to CAT 1 for launch aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3690
Mar 1966 - USS Coral Sea CVA-43 undergoing an overhaul between war cruises at Hunters Point. Rework of all major and most minor machinery and equipment was accomplished. The task of general updating of various systems and major conversion of many spaces was also taken on. The five-inch battery was reduced from six pieces to three. The mirror landing system was replaced by fresnel lens equipment. Arresting gear was standardized with four wires.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Michael O'Brien]
# 3724
Jul 1966 - USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) as seen from USS Perkins (DD-877) in July 1966, west bound at the start of her second Vietnam War cruise (29 July 1966–23 February 1967). Carrier Air Wing was CVW-2.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Michael O'Brien]
# 3725
Jul 1966 - USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) as seen from USS Perkins (DD-877) in July 1966, west bound at the start of her second Vietnam War cruise (29 July 1966–23 February 1967). Carrier Air Wing was CVW-2.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Michael O'Brien]
# 3726
Jul 1966 - USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) as seen from USS Perkins (DD-877) in July 1966, west bound at the start of her second Vietnam War cruise (29 July 1966–23 February 1967). Carrier Air Wing was CVW-2.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Michael O'Brien]
# 3727
Jul 1966 - USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) as seen from USS Perkins (DD-877) in July 1966, west bound at the start of her second Vietnam War cruise (29 July 1966–23 February 1967). Carrier Air Wing was CVW-2.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 3623
Aug 1966 - A VAH-2 A-3B of the Royal Rampants launches from USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 2328
Aug 24, 1966 - A member of the flight deck crew on board the carrier Coral Sea (CVA 43) takes a short rest during a lull in flight operations on board the carrier operating on Yankee Station off the coast of North Vietnam on August 24, 1966.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 260
1967 - Nice shot of a F-4B Phantom of VF-151 and a A-1H Skyraider of VA-25 ready for launch on the bow of USS Coral Sea CVA-43. That particular Phantom was shot down over Vietnam during the cruise.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 264
1967 - An A-1H SKyraider of VA-25 on the catapult aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43 ready for launch on a mission over Vietnam.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Bob Kurtz]
# 2472
1967 - Photo collection from the 67-68 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Bob Kurtz]
# 2473
1967 - Photo collection from the 67-68 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Bob Kurtz]
# 2474
1967 - Photo collection from the 67-68 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Bob Kurtz]
# 2475
1967 - Photo collection from the 67-68 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Bob Kurtz]
# 2476
1967 - Photo collection from the 67-68 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Don Shirley]
# 2750
1967 - An A4-E of the VA-155 Silver Foxes loaded with Air Force M117 750 lb. GP bombs loaded on the inboard wing stations and a TER (triple ejector rack) with three MK-82 500 lb. bombs loaded on the centerline station is turning up in preparation for launch aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Don Shirley]
# 2751
1967 - An A4-E of the VA-155 Silver Foxes loaded with Bullpup air-to-ground missiles on the inboard wing stations and Shrike anti-radar missiles on the outboard stations taxis toward the bow cats aboard USS Coral Sea CVA-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2903
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2904
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2905
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2906
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2907
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2909
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2910
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2911
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2912
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Norm Palosky]
# 2913
1967 - Photo Collection from the 1966-67 Westpac.


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