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[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2581
1994 - How it's done.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2582
1994 - Watching a "burner" from the hangar deck.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2584
1994 - Overhead shot #1.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2585
1994 - Overhead shot #2.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2586
1994 - Overhead shot #3.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2587
1994 - Nice shot of her ceremonial gun with island in the background.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2589
1994 - Kerry L. Ellis, Best "breaker" in the world.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2590
1994 - Overhed shot #4.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2591
1994 - Fantail.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2600
Mar 1994 - Satellite view of the scrapping.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 701
Mar 23, 1994 - A starboard bow view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) moored at the Baltimore Fairfield Terminal for scrapping by the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company. Large portions of the armored flight deck have been removed exposing the interior of the hangar bay.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 702
Mar 23, 1994 - A stern view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) moored at the Baltimore Fairfield Terminal for scrapping by the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company. Large portions of the armored flight deck have already been removed.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 771
Mar 23, 1994 - A bow view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) moored at the Baltimore Fairfield Terminal for scrapping by the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company. Large portions of the armored flight deck have been removed and scrap is being placed in the barge to the right.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 772
Mar 23, 1994 - A port side view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) moored at the Baltimore Fairfield Terminal for scrapping by the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company. Large portions of the armored flight deck have already been removed.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 770
Mar 24, 1994 - A port bow view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) moored at the Baltimore Fairfield Terminal for scrapping by the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company. Large portions of the armored flight deck have already been removed.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2593
May 1994 - Overhead looking amidships.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2594
May 1994 - Port side view.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 724
May 18, 1994 - A stern on view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) tied up at the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company at the Fairfield Marine Terminal. Over two thirds of the flight deck has already been cut away along with the elevators and some of the side bulkheads.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 757
May 18, 1994 - A low level aerial view of the stern section of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the last sections of the flight deck as they are cut away. The CORAL SEA is being scrapped at the Fairfield Marine Terminal by the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 758
May 18, 1994 - A aerial view of the starboard amidships section of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the progress of the scrapping of the ship at the Fairfield Marine Terminal of the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 764
May 18, 1994 - A aerial port view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the progress of the scraping operation at the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company at the Fairfield Marine Terminal. Large sections of the flight deck and all the outborne elevators have already been cut away. The hulk of the merchant ship S.S. SEAWITCH lies on the opposite side of the pier from the carrier.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 766
May 18, 1994 - A low level aerial view of the amidships section of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) aft of the island structure. This close in view clearly shows that the outboard elevators have been cut away and only small sections of the outer flight deck areas remain. The ship is being scrapped by Seawitch Marine Salvage Company at the Fairfield Marine Terminal.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 774
May 18, 1994 - A aerial starboard quarter view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) being scrapped out at the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company at the Fairfield Marine Terminal. The ship arrived in Baltimore in July of 1993 and it is estimated it will take eighteen months to complete the scraping operation.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2583
Jun 1994 - Just starting to dismantle the island.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2595
Jun 1994 - Port quarter overhead. Island partially removed.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2596
Jun 1994 - View of island from hangar deck.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2597
Jun 1994 - Looking back at the bow. Bridge is gone.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Earl Neall]
# 2662
Jun 1994 - Down to the hanger deck. Starting to dismantle the mast.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 723
Jun 25, 1994 - A port bow view of the decommissioned aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) tied up at the Baltimore Fairfield Terminal for scrapping. The ship is being scrapped by the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2598
Jul 1994 - Last shot of old number 43 before the smoke stack was demolished.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - Kerry Ellis Collection]
# 2599
Jul 1994 - Another angle before the smoke stack was demolished.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 703
Jul 5, 1994 - An aerial starboard side view of the aft section of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) tied up at Lambert Point for scrapping. The ship is being scrapped out by the Seawitch Salvage Company.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 704
Jul 5, 1994 - An aerial starboard side view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the progress of the scrapping of the ship. The ship arrived at Lambert Point on July 6, 1993 and it will take six to nine more months for the Seawitch Salvage Company to complete the task of cutting up the vessel.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 705
Jul 5, 1994 - An aerial port side view of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) tied up at Lambert Point in the outer harbor showing the continued scrapping operation of the vintage carrier. The ship is being scrapped out by the Seawitch Salvage Company.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 762
Jul 5, 1994 - An aerial port side view of the fore section of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) tied up at Lambert Point showing the continued scrapping operation of the vintage ship. In the upper left corner of the photo is the hulk of the ocean minesweeper ILLUSIVE (MSO-448) which is also being scrapped out by the Seawitch Salvage Company.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 649
Jul 13, 1994 - A view looking forward along the starboard fore front of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the progress of the scrapping operation at the Seawitch Salvage Company.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 650
Jul 13, 1994 - View from the starboard side looking aft at the island structure of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) during scrapping operations at the Seawitch Salvage Company and the open hangar bay.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 669
Jul 13, 1994 - A large portion of steel is being lifted from the hangar deck of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) during the scrapping operation by the Seawitch Salvage Company.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 706
Jul 13, 1994 - View from the port side forward looking aft to starboard of the progress of the scrapping operation of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) by the Seawitch Salvage Company. The hangar deck is covered with debris cut away from the ship.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 707
Jul 13, 1994 - View from amidships looking aft into the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the progress of the scrapping operation at the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company yard. The front half of the island has been cut away and two thirds of the flight deck has been removed.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 708
Jul 13, 1994 - A view of the remaining aft section of the island of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43). The ship is being scrapped out by the Seawitch Salvage Company. As this picture was being taken, the salvage crew was preparing to bring down the remaining portion of the island.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 709
Jul 13, 1994 - A view on board the aircraft carrier Coral Sea (CV-43) during scrapping operations by the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company. View is on the hangar bay deck from port side aft looking forward. The flight deck has been completely cut away on the aft two thirds of the ship.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 710
Jul 13, 1994 - View on board the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the progress of the scrapping operation at the Seawitch Salvage Company. The view is from the starboard side forward looking aft along the port side.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 711
Jul 13, 1994 - #5 in a 5 shot panoramic view of the scrapping of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) at the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company. View from port side aft looking toward the starboard quarter and stern section
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 712
Jul 13, 1994 - #1 in a 5 shot panoramic view of the scrapping of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) at the Seawitch Marine Salvage Company. View from port side aft looking forward toward the island on the starboard side.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 713
Jul 13, 1994 - A view on board the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the progress of the scrapping operation at the Seawitch Salvage Company. This view is from forward, looking aft, at the cut away sections of the main pole mast lying atop the gallery deck.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 714
Jul 13, 1994 - A view on board the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the progress of the scrapping operation at the Seawitch Salvage Company. The front half of the island structure has been cut away and the flight deck aft has been removed.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 715
Jul 13, 1994 - View from the port bow of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) looking aft and to starboard showing the remaining flight deck scarred by cut marks as it is prepared for removal during scrapping operations at the Seawitch Salvage Company.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 716
Jul 13, 1994 - A view on board the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) showing the progress of the scrapping operation at the Seawitch Salvage Company. This view is from the port aft looking forward at the bottom section of the main pole mast lying atop the gallery deck.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 717
Jul 13, 1994 - A view along the starboard side of the aircraft carrier CORAL SEA (CV-43) during scrapping operations at the Seawitch Salvage Company. A large steel section of the island is being loaded onto a waiting truck.


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