My father told me the story. Wondering if any of you that were there knew him. AFCM E-7 Douglas Lowery VF-154. He also told of a time when he and another man was down an elevator. When the aircraft that was n the elevator engine went out of control and trying to blow them overboard. The operator... More
trip to guantonamo bay
would any one have a record ot the ships trip to cuba in 1959
will py for information
USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
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Navy Cmdr. Peter Mongilardi Jr., of Haledon,
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 104-07
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Navy Aviator Missing In Action From the Vietnam War Identified
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you can run but you cannot hide
Does anyone remember 200 miles off the coast of Gitmo?
USS CORAL SEA CV43
Yeah ,,,,I was on the flight deck the deck. and the elevtor had just went down and I heard the leaded of one of the hanger deck holler out heeeeyy we just lost elevator I went over and it was gone what a hole it was from the top looking down....worked in the metal shop aft. on hanger deck...
THE CORAL SEA WAS IN THE NORTH PACIFIC, TRYING TO OUT RUN HIGH SEAS AND A STRONG HEAD WIND. I WAS ON THE SPONSON JUST AFT OF THE ELEVATOR. I WAS SENT TO CHECK OUT THE LIFE BOATS. THE AIR GROUP WAS BRINGING AIR CRAFT FROM THE FLIGHT DECK TO THE HANGER DECK. THE WAVES WERE BREAKING OVER THE SPONSON.... More
I am proud to have been part the the "Coral Maru" made naval history. Longest deployment of any naval surface ship 11 months (Dec '64-Nov'65) and the most safe carrier landings ( over 11,000) We got our cruise book on the way back to Yankee Station!
LOST ELEVATOR STORY
ID BEEN ON BOARD WHEN WE LOST #3 ELEVATOR ,KALUNK = 35 TONS LOST AT SEA, UP IT WENT ,THEN DOWN TO DAVYS JONES LOCKER .MANY STORIES HOW AND WHY IT WENT , BUT WHO KNOWS THE TRUE STORY ? BILL BORDEN B DIVISION #3 BOILER ROOM CHARLIE CREW .
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