Amphibious assault ship uss america lha 6 joined the u. Enlarge aircraft carrier uss saratoga cv60 view in national archives catalog please note. Together with the eight lhds the last of which is makin island, her class will maintain the u. Uss america cvacv66 was one of three kitty hawkclass supercarriers built for the united. She also served in the persian gulf wars operations desert shield and desert storm.
Navy deck logs available in the national archives catalog. In addition to her normal petroleum products, the kawishiwi delivered over 250,000 pounds of fleet freight and mail, plus 200 passengers for ships in vietnamese waters. Several commands only order copies for about 23 of the crew as a rule of thumb. The profits from each purchase go towards the maintenance of cv41. Uss passumpsic ao107 1972 cruise book navy deployment cruisebook oiler ship. Leadership lessons library sciencebook siteshome learningernestthe. Uss america cva66 and ranger cva61 off vietnam in 1973 uss. Uss independence cv62 1971 1972 cruise book the fifth uss independence cv62, formerly cva62, is a forrestalclass aircraft carrier that was launched by new york navy yard 6 june 1958. Hedinger rvah1 1971 1972 med cruise john zieba vaw122 1974 1975 med cruise richard e.
You need to be a member of uss america cva66 to add comments. Vince salamoni, and bob tapley for making the uss somers cruise books available for all to view. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of. On 2 june 1972, three days before america was to sail admiral elmo r. See more ideas about uss america, america and aircraft carrier. Ship name hull number year of cruise or publication.
The huge imaginary hand that protects america by ruling the skies has only come to this supremacy by the fact that the us deals with the most advanced leading edge aviation and weapons technology of. Uss america lha 6 is the latest largedeck amphibious ship, the first of a fourship class. Barnstable county left villefranche on 23 february and proceeded to monte romano, italy, where she carried out more amphibious training late in february. Comment by michael alan sonntag on july 9, 2019 at 2. If anyone would like to contribute their copy for digitization scanning, please contact the association historian by hovering over the image of the cover, text will show with a description of the cruise book, provided by richard w. No other ships are listed, including those which are only mentioned in the archives or shipping in 1971 sections. November 19, uss mount whitney anchored off the coast of monte carlo for a twoday port visit to participate in the monacos national day celebration. Here you can still get some of those items you may have lost or never took the time to buy aboard the uss america cva 66. For rating shirts click on your rating abbreviation below. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of freely. Org cruise book web store uses paypal shopping carts for secure internet. It will open in a new window and is image extensive. Navy cruise books for various years and ships from 1919 to 2009. Navy cruise book for sale us military collectibles.
The list of ships below includes ships for which information can be found in the timetablessailing lists or other publications shown on this website. America, cva66cv66, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 197778, 1979, 198081. Uss brumby ff1044 1975 south america cruise book navy deployment cruisebook. A ships cruise book was published for most of the uss kings deployments. You would be purchasing an exact copy of the uss california cruise book during world war ii.
Please refer to the table below for shipping options. Wyand, the kawishiwi delivered 44 million us gallons 170,000 m 3 of fuel to 196 ships. Here you can download the uss america cva 66 westpac cruise book 197273 as a high resolution. Uss america cva66 cruise book westpac vietnam cruise 19721973 tonkin trek the uss america with carrier air wing eight embarked includes identified division photos 9 x 12 hardcover in good condition, with some cover wear. Mount vernon lsd39 197374, 1975, 198485, 198788, 1989, 1991, 1995. You would be purchasing an exact copy of the uss independence cruise book during 1974 1975.
America cv 66 naval cruise book, class of 1978, page 265 of 288 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks. Commissioned in 1965, she spent most of her career in the atlantic and mediterranean, but did make three pacific deployments serving in the vietnam war. Find great deals on ebay for uss america cruise book. You would be purchasing an exact copy of the uss california bb 44 cruise book during world war ii. The ship made her first two cruises to the mediterranean. Here you can download the uss enterprise cvan 65 westpac cruise book 1972 73 as a high resolution.
Terry morris was promoted to gmtc 15 november 1972. Uss america arrives in sasebo japan sasebo, japan amphibious assault ship uss america lha 6 joined the u. Uss oriskany cva34 19721973 this is oriskanys w division approximately 1 december 1972. Uss america cvacv66 was one of three kitty hawkclass supercarriers built for the united states navy in the 1960s. Here you can download the uss america cva 66 westpac cruise book 1972 73 as a high resolution. Welcome and thank you for looking at uss midway cruise books on cdrom. The products offered here are not endorsed or sponsored by any governmental organization and all logos and designs are not. Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection. Uss america cva66 cruise book westpac vietnam cruise 1972 1973 tonkin trek the uss america with carrier air wing eight embarked includes identified division photos 9 x 12 hardcover in good condition, with some cover wear. Navy supercarrier uss nimitz on november approximately fifty aircraft can be counted on her deck navy supercarrier uss nimitz my husband served on this ship for many years united states navy ships wikipedia, the free encyclopedia navy supercarrier uss nimitz in july of 86 i went on a dependents day cruise. Oct 3, 20 uss america cv66 these were not my boilers smoking.
In the true tradition of the wwii era, we take the designs that were painted on the nose of the airplanes and paint them onto your flight jacket. Uss america cvacv66 company hopewell junction, new. This is also the best place online to get statistics, information and history about the ship itself. Uss america is the third naval ship to be named such. The uss long beach association website is a place for former crew and officers of the uss long beach to get information about upcoming reunions and events that our association sets up. Bring the cruise book to life with this multimedia presentation. From january 1969 to december 1970, vaq2 completed workups with uss enterprise cvan 65 and eventually made a combat cruise with uss america cva 66, homeported in norfolk, virginia. George washingtons tomb at mount vernon, marble sarcophagus bearing adaptation of great seal of us. Yesterday, as part of san franciscos fleet week festivities, the us navy had a highprofile commissioning ceremony for the uss america lha6, the fourth us navy ship to bear the name and the. Uss america cva66 west pac cruise 1972 1973 badges, uss. Mount hood, ae29, 1972, 1977, 1979, 198485, 1987, 1990.
Us navy cruise books are unofficial publications published by a ships crew to document a cruise or deployment. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. On 15 january 1971 a new chapter in the history of vaq2 began as the squadron transitioned to the new ea6b prowler aircraft at nas whidbey island. Early in march, the ship made a fourday port call at naples, putting to sea again on the 5th bound for sardinia to participate in nato exercise sardinia 76. She differs from the amphibious assault ships lhas she replaces. Sperry dd 697 med cruise 1964 book w plank owner certificate and poem.
Find great deals, tips and tricks on cruise critic to help plan your cruise. Initially commissioned as attack aircraft carrier cva 66, she was redesignated as multipurpose aircraft carrier cv 66 on june 30, 1975. You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Her mission is to act as the flagship of an expeditionary strike group or amphibious ready group, carrying part of a marine.
This site is a tribute to the aircraft carrier uss coral sea cv43. The fifth uss america cvacv66 was one of four kitty hawkclass super carriers built for the united states navy in the 1960s. Org and the san diego aircraft carrier museum, home of the uss midway. Offering memorabilia items such as tee shirts, coffee mugs and hats imprinted with the uss america cva 66 ships seal. Searching for a shellback ceremony in the navy deck logs. The cd comes in a plastic sleeve with a custom label.
Vince reichmann was also the ships senior enlisted advisor. Cruise books these cruise books have been donated to the independence memorial library for use in developing this site 1965 westpac cruise john l. Uss america lha 6, is an amphibious assault ship of the united states navy and the lead ship of her class. The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution 300dpi and the missing watermarks.
Alamo, lsd33, 1966, 196768, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1986. The aircraft carrier was built at newport news, virginia, and was commissioned on jan. This page contains scans from the launching of the uss america, 1964. In late july, the second group of 41 middies arrived for their six week cruise. Here you can download the uss america cva 66 mediterranean cruise book 1971 as a high resolution. Uss america was the third kitty hawk class aircraft carrier and the third ship in the navy to bear the name. Was an aq in the integrated weapons team working on the aircraft and weapons guidance systems. America cv 66 naval cruise book, class of 1978, page. Cruise books are yearbookstyle books put together by volunteers on board ship to commemorate a deployment. Williams due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command stemming from allegations of. Uss point loma agds2 1982 1983 cruise book navy deployment. Uss napa apa157 cruise book 19441946 1 images click a picture to see a larger view. During this latest cruise, her sixteenth, under the command of captain donald m.
Deployed on the america in 1972 to 1973 with squadron va 86, a7c planes to gulf of tonkin. World cruise 1964 operation sea orbit westpac cruise 1965 66 westpac cruise 1966 67 westpac cruise 1968 westpac cruise 1969 westpac cruise 1971 72 westpac cruise 1972 73 westpac cruise 1974 75 westpac cruise 1976 77 westpac cruise 1978 westpac cruise 1982 83 westpac cruise 1984 85 world cruise 1986 westpac cruise 1988 world. Yesterday, as part of san franciscos fleet week festivities, the us navy had a highprofile commissioning ceremony for the uss america lha6, the fourth us. Laid down on july 17, 2009, america is to be completed in 2012. This page contains scans from the commissioning of the uss america, 1965. Jun 27, 2012 since one of my volunteer projects is responding to requests assigned to me by the reference unit, the place to start the search was the deck logs for the uss america for 1972, but three months is a lot of territory to cover because there is at least one separate page of information for every single day, and many daily logs cover two pages. America cv 66 naval cruise book, class of 1978, page 265. Each page has been placed on a cd for years of enjoyable computer viewing. Since one of my volunteer projects is responding to requests assigned to me by the reference unit, the place to start the search was the deck logs for the uss america for 1972, but three months is a lot of territory to cover because there is at least one separate page of information for every single day, and many daily logs cover two pages. If anyone would like to contribute their copy for digitization scanning, please contact the association historian.
Uss king cruise books a ships cruise book was published for most of the uss kings deployments. America cva66cv66 196566, 1967, 1968, 196970, 1971, 19721973, 1974. Rare cruise books like this sell for a hundred dollars or more when buying the actual hard copy. Uss tripoli lph10 cruise book us navy vietnam era west pac year log 19661967. Jun 03, 2014 navy supercarrier uss nimitz on november approximately fifty aircraft can be counted on her deck navy supercarrier uss nimitz my husband served on this ship for many years united states navy ships wikipedia, the free encyclopedia navy supercarrier uss nimitz in july of 86 i went on a dependents day cruise. Creating those books is an old tradition in the us navy.665 396 4 1257 1296 532 399 275 1507 740 68 991 1397 1551 336 175 741 203 1179 1008 1034 743 1099 887 1084 104 1152 1038 36 320 500 461 1584 1420 1008 1405 1281 1177 686 1399 384 5 794 299 1230