Uss oriskany cv34 project gutenberg selfpublishing. Refresher training followed in april and she embarked cvw19 for qualifications in may. Oriskany cva 34 naval cruise book, class of 1971, page. According to the oriskany cruise book, the warship, after turning north along the coast of chile, steamed through seas so rough that the crew had. Uss saratoga cv60 1972 westpac cruise book vietnam deployment history a7 f4. Uss oriskany cva 34 westpac cruise book 1970, 5 dec 1970. Uss mississippi bb41 ww ii deployment cruise book year log 194145 navy. I got a chance to be buy items from the estate of this naval officer a few days in advance of the public sale.
Navy and coast guard deck logs so that they can be made available online. Uss oriskany loses a propeller and a section of the propellers tail shaft while operating in the pacific, thus limiting the carrier to three engines. If you are looking for a certain uss navy cruise book from wwii, korea or vietnam we just might have it. Primarily a photographic record, the cruise books often exceed 500 pages and produce one of the best accounts of their voyages available to the public. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of.
Refresher training followed in april 1972 and she embarked cvw19 for qualifications in may. Navy cruise book for sale us military collectibles. Carrier deployments for westpac and vietnam 19641975 data. Uss oriskany cv 34 1951 med cruise book great naval images llc on. Each cruise book cd will automatically start when inserted in your computers cd drive. Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution 300dpi and the missing watermarks. Laid down at the new york naval shipyard on may 1, 1944, uss oriskany cv34 was intended to be a longhull essexclass aircraft carrier. Oriskany, cv34cva34, 1951, 1952, 195354, 1955, 1956, 1960, 1960a, 1962, 1964, 1965. Air ops uss kitty hawk cva 63 gulf of tonkin 19701972. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of freely accessible us navy cruise books 1708 cruise books and 27 decommissioning programs available us navy cruise books are unofficial publications published by a ships crew to document a cruise or deployment. Uss oriskany for sale antique gas collectibles for sale. Uss oriskany cva 34 westpac cruise book 1972 did you serve aboard uss oriskany cva 34.
Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection 7300 total words in this text 51617 reads ship name hull number year of cruise or publication aaaron ward dm34 1945 abbot dd629 1958, 1960. Uss oriskany cva34 final deployment cruise book year log 197576 u s navy. After arrival at subic bay on 5 november, the aircraft carrier began preparations for operations in the indian ocean, a change of pace from her last seven tours off vietnam. This listing does not, however, distinguish which individual deployment was westpac or vietnam. A former crew member of the mighty o has made the entire collection of cruise books from the uss oriskany available in digital format. We specialize in us navy cruise books, us marine corps cruise books.
Kiska ae35 1972, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991. Photo and escorts id thanks to enterprise westpac 197273 cruise book, via bob. Uss oriskany cva34 1969 westpac vietnam cruise book. Our mission is to keep the memories of life on the uss hamner alive with communication, reunions and collecting of memorabilia with the help of our members, shipmates, friends and families. Feb 20, 2010 list of ships with agent orange exposure confirmed. The ship was named for the battle of oriskany during the revolutionary war. Here you can download the uss oriskany cva 34 westpac cruise book 1972 as a high resolution. Bmw wallet service book owner manual oem e36 e38 e39 e46 e53 e60 e63 e87 e90. Deployment log cruisebook for sale garden structures. Named for the 1777 battle of oriskany which was fought during the american revolution, the carrier was launched on october, 1945, with ida cannon serving as sponsor. The united states navy produces cruise books that document the daily life of officers and crew members on voyages or deployments. Uss oriskany cva34 1972 westpac deployment log cruise book cruisebook sign in to check out check out as guest adding to your cart the item youve selected was not added to your cart. Back to uss oriskany cva 34 westpac cruise book 1972 page. Uss oriskany cvcva34 nicknamed mighty o, and occasionally referred to as the oboat.
Classic comic book style artwork marvel the avengers fine art canvas alex ross. Rare wwii us navy cruise book uss lunga point blue angels leaders estate. Uss oriskany cva34, far east cruise, 14 may15 december 1960. Uss america cv65 wdivision 197273 westpac uss bon homme richard cva31 wdivision. The uss hamner dd718 association was founded in 1992 at our first annual reunion in idaho. Refresher training passed uneventfully in march and on 14 may the aircraft carrier departed alameda for her sixth vietnam deployment. Bmw europa service euro book manual warranty oem e24 e28 e30 e39 e46 e53 e60 e63. Though oriskany was damaged in a collision with the ammunition ship uss nitro on june 28, it remained on station and took part in operation linebacker. Uss oriskany cva34 19721973 this is oriskanys w division approximately 1 december 1972. After settling in to her new home port at san diego, and receiving repairs and maintenance at san francisco and long beach naval shipyards that summer, oriskany. After her usual fastpaced refit and training cycle, oriskany got underway for the far east on 18 october 1973. According to the oriskany cruise book, the warship, after turning north along the. Navy deck logs available in the national archives catalog. Redesignated as attack aircraft carrier cva 34 on october 1, 1952, and multipurpose aircraft carrier cv 34 on june 30, 1975, the uss oriskany was.
While still incomplete her construction was suspended 12 august 1947. Uss alamo lsd33 cruise book westpac vietnam war cruise 1972 during this deployment the alamo made numerous troop and equipment lifts to and from vietnam includes identified division photos 812 x 11 hardbound in very good condition thank you for looking 250594398690. You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Uss oriskany carrier air group102 deployment cruise book year log 195253 navy. Navy nuclear weapons association keepers of the dragon cruise books. We dont have an exact date since we didnt have access to the deck logs.
Get the best deals on uss book when you shop the largest online selection at. Navy operations and other events of historical and human interest related to the naval service that took place in southeast asia between 1950, when the united states first engaged militarily in what was then french indochina, and 1975, when the fall of anticommunist governments in south vietnam, laos, and cambodia occurred. The history of oriskany differs considerably from that of her sister. Us f3d skyknights lands on the deck of uss hancock cv19 in the. Carrier deployments for westpac and vietnam 19641975. Several commands only order copies for about 23 of the crew as a rule of thumb. My only regret is that i did not have more money because i had to leave behind some interesting things including a mounted tailhook presented to him. Us navy cruise books are unofficial publications published by a ships crew to document a cruise or deployment.
Sh e remained in a state of preservation until after the outbreak of hostilities in korea in june 1950 then was rushed to completion. Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection. S oriskany 34 for sale military collectibles for sale. Uss oriskany cva34 19731974 westpac cruise book ebay. As per her custom, oriskany entered hunters point naval shipyard, san francisco, on 17 january 1972 for her winter restricted availability. Navy and coast guard deck logs from 1956 to 1978 will be closed to researchers. Uss oklahoma city clg5 1971 1972 cruisebook vietnam westpac photos history.
Uss kearsarge cvs33 1963 project mercury ma9 recovery westpac cruise book. Aircraft carrier navy cruise books on cd from wwii through the 1960s. In a by now familiar pattern, oriskany underwent a restricted availability at hunters point naval shipyard in san francisco during january 1971, receiving a much looked for upgrade in the spn41 allweather carrier landing system. Terry morris was promoted to gmtc 15 november 1972. According to the oriskany cruise book, the warship, after turning north along the coast of chile, steamed through seas so rough that the crew had to sit on the mess hall decks to eat. Uss oriskany cvcva34 nicknamed mighty o, and occasionally referred to as the oboat was one of the few essexclass aircraft carriers completed after world war ii for the united states navy. Uss oriskany cva 34 westpac cruise book 1970, captain john a. Oriskany cv34, an attack aircraft carrier, was laid down 1 may 1944 by the. Oriskany comes alongside at the end of her final westpac cruise in march 1976. This listing is for the following original cruise book. Uss oriskany, navy carrier memories of this vietnam era cruise ship on yankee station in thetonkin gulf, especially my shipmates in the oe division and thefun times we. Enlarge aircraft carrier uss saratoga cv60 view in national archives catalog please note.
Disasters and phenomena main tragedy of uss memphis sinking of uss. Uss oriskany cva34 westpac deployment cruise book year log 1972 u s navy. Cruise books are yearbookstyle books put together by volunteers on board ship to commemorate a deployment. Aug 03, 2016 air ops uss kitty hawk cva 63 gulf of tonkin 1970 1972 part 1 thomas mitchell. We have aircraft carriers, battleships, cruisers, destroyers and attack transports. The cruise books have been placed on a cd for years of enjoyable viewing. Alamo, lsd33, 1966, 196768, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1986. Uss oriskany cv34 oriskany cva34 an attack aircraft carrier was laid down 1 may 1944 by the new york naval shipyard launched october 1945. Events in vietnam meanwhile, forced the warship into feverish preparations for deployment and she sailed for her seventh vietnam tour on 5 june 1972. Refresher training passed uneventfully in march and on 14 may the aircraft carrier departed alameda for her.
Back to last page back to cruise book page back to uss oriskany page. Blue water navy ships deck log summary in support of hr 299. This is a multimedia presentation that you will find interesting and unique. Uss albany ca123 1951 mediterranean deployment log cruise book cruisebook. May 17, 2018 06141968 1250 contact identified uss carter hall lsd3. They include the volumes in the navy department librarys collection, the nations largest cruise book collection. Each digital book is the same price regardless of its size or rarity. Navy cruise books for various years and ships from 1919 to 2009. United states navy cruise book collection gg archives.
If a vets records show they served aboard one of these ships, exposure to herbicide agents can be presumed without further development. Uss oriskany was the 17 th essex class aircraft carrier and the first of nine carriers modernized under project 27a. On august 22, 2019, the va began scanning more than 20 million images from the u. Vince reichmann was also the ships senior enlisted advisor.
Bring the cruise book to life with this multimedia presentation. List of ships with agent orange exposure confirmed salem. Vietnam navy uss saint paul ca73 cruise book 7th fleet westpac log orig 1969. Carrier uss oriskany cva 34 1974 westpac cruise vietnam navy jacket patc. Uss oriskany, navy carrier memories of this vietnam era cruise ship on yankee station in thetonkin gulf, especially my shipmates in the oe division and thefun times we spent in olongapo city, subic bay, and elsewhere. Creating those books is an old tradition in the us navy. If you have any photos of interest to the navy nuclear weapons community and that are unclassified now, email them to the webmaster. Cruise book and document reproduction naval historical. Va approved my husbands claim based on the uss oriskany being in the 12nm during cruise may 1971oct 1971. Uss oriskany cva34 1972 westpac deployment log cruise book cruisebook. The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited.
Uss oriskany cva 34 westpac cruise book 1972 va215. Uss oriskany cvcva34 nicknamed mighty o, 1 and occasionally referred to as the oboat was one of the few essexclass aircraft carriers completed only after world war ii for the united states navy. Uss oriskany cva34 1972 westpac vietnam war cruise book ebay. Navy photograph 1 from the uss oriskany cva34 197273 cruise book. Mar 10, 2019 va164 uss hancock 1972 r and d projects. Uss oriskany cva34 with aircraft from cvw19 nm including vf191 satans kittens f8j crusaders, vf194 red lightnings f8j crusaders, va153 blue tail flies a7b corsairs, va215 barn owls a7b corsairs, va155 silver foxes a7b corsairs, vfp63 eyes of the fleet det. Launched commissioned into the united states navy on the uss oriskany, was an essexclass aircraft carrier completed during world war ii uss oriskany near midway atoll it was the largest vessel ever sunk to make a reef after it was decommissioned. Celebrating 16 years in business not just a photo or poster but a work of art. Check out our uss oriskany cva 34 crew list and reconnect with old shipmates.
Uss oriskany cv 34 1951 uss philippine sea cv 47 194648 uss philippine sea cv 47 195051. Gillcrist uss oriskany cva 34 westpac cruise book 1970, 11 september 1970 gonavy. Uss oriskany and the uss nitro ae 23 are in a minor collision during an underway replenishment. Uss oriskany cva34 1966 westpac cruise book flight deck fire. Carrier 195253 log year book navy air uss cruise oriskany group102 deployment book cruise year oriskany air carrier 195253 deployment group102 log uss navy. Uss oriskany cva34 1972 1973 this is oriskany s w division approximately 1 december 1972. Uss cleveland lpd7 1982 westpac deployment log cruise book cruisebook. Ntc san diego 1971916 anchor ntc san diego 1972 319 anchor. Uss oriskany cva34 cruise book 1974 crews book westpac cruise october 1973 june 1974 a unit of task force 77 seventh fleet oriskany s first peacetime cruise since 1965 with carrier air wing 19 embarked includes identified division photos 9 x 12 hardcover in good condition.
Uss alamo lsd33 1972 westpac vietnam war cruise book. Uss lexington cvt16 1972 deployment log cruise book cruisebook. Taken during my professional training visit to the bird farm while my destroyer uss rowan dd 782 was planeguarding her on yankee station. We asked the va in our claim to look thru the deck logs for us since they have possession of the logs. Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection 7300 total words in this text. Oriskany cva 34 naval cruise book, class of 1971, page 105 of 264 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks. Refresher training followed in april and she embarked cvw19 for. Uss oriskany cva34 1972 westpac deployment log cruise. Va presumptive list served fourmonth duty as boat repair ship in da nang harbor during 1965, with evidence of crew members going ashore while anchored offshore, conducted trooplanding operations with mike boats at da nang, dong ha, and other locations from july 1965 through november 1968 delivered supplies up saigon.621 71 558 934 626 855 846 1191 570 1260 1183 396 383 106 1337 182 1425 198 517 244 1006 753 363 27 1207 1022 343 565 524 1130 1111 604 27 660 1402 457 972 1291 319 64