The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Ce1 uss midway cruise book 1976 navy cv41 westpac air wing 5. Uss midway aircraft carrier launch and landing duration. Over 7,000 visitors toured the ship during the 10day port call. Like school yearbooks, they are usually paid for by. Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection. Navy cruise books for various years and ships from 1919 to 2009. This cruise was hallmarked when a p2v3 neptune launched from midway off. Lo one year later, and sunk during the battle of leyte gulf shortly afterward. He was assigned in philippines in naval subic bay about year of 19871990.
She was not supposed to be able to withstand more than a 24degree roll. For service in vietnam from 30 april 1972, to 9 february 1973, midway and cvw 5. Uss midway cv41 19891990 westpac cruise book complete 310 pages. Uss midway ag41, which was named oritani and then tyree before being chartered as a general auxiliary in 1942, renamed to panay in 1943, and returned to its owner in 1946 uss midway cve63, which was an escort carrier commissioned in 1943, renamed st. Uss coral sea cv43 navy 19811982 westpac deployment cruise book year indian. Each digital book is the same price regardless of its size or rarity. Halsey cg 23 naval cruise book, class of 1988, page 6. Us navy cruise books are unofficial publications published by a ships crew to document a cruise or deployment. Welcome and thank you for looking at uss midway cruise books on cdrom. On may 22, while en route to eastern australia, midway trapped a vma331 av8 harrier operating off uss belleau wood, lha3. They include the volumes in the navy department librarys collection, the nations largest cruise book collection. Uss midway cv41 19811982 cruise book midway staff on.
Westpac navy for sale military collectibles for sale. Find out more about these records and how to access them below. This video was made from the actual pages of the final cruise book by a veteran sailor who was a prior crew member. For rating shirts click on your rating abbreviation below. Alameda to 1975 10nov1958 careless magazine explosion kills 2, off san francisco 3jan1959 to 27jul1959 1st westpac cruise. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of freely. Bolger in command after shakedown in the caribbean midway joined in the atlantic fleet training schedule with. A brief history of the uss midway like her name suggests, the uss midway was born out of battle hardened experience and wartime ingenuity. On august 22, 2019, the va began scanning more than 20 million images from the u. Ive been looking for him for so many years,i always tried to search him to the internet,all i know about my. Cruise books of the united states navy in world war ii. Here you can download the uss midway cv 41 westpac cruise book 198789 as a high resolution. Midway cleared norfolk 27 december 1954 for a world cruise, sailing via the cape of.
Several commands only order copies for about 23 of the crew as a rule of thumb. During a typhoon near the philippines in 1988, midway took a 26degree roll. Uss ainsworth ff1090 1988 mediterranean deployment cruise book cruisebook. The cruise books cover years between 1947 and 1991. Accompanied throughout by photographs of midway crew and air wings, the book includes additional verses discovered in the ships newsletters and cruise books. The major event of my first qualifications cruise was the flight down. Jul 08, 2011 uss midway aircraft carrier launch and landing duration.
Creating those books is an old tradition in the us navy. Midway was joined 21 november by uss kitty hawk cv 63, and both carriers, along with their escort ships, were joined by uss nimitz cvn 68 and her escorts on 22 january 1980. If you are interested in purchasing one of their books, or to see a full list of cruise books available, please visit them on the web at. Uss coral sea cv43 med cruise book 1987 1988 40 years. Commissioned a week after the end of world war ii, midway was the largest ship in the world until 1955, as well as the first u. While not permanently assigned, they regularly sent detachments aboard to supply the ship with mail, personnel, and supplies. A collection of cruise books from uss midway are available in digital format on cdrom. The profits from each purchase go towards the maintenance of cv41. Org and the san diego aircraft carrier museum, home of the uss midway. Navy carrier to visit sydney, australia since 1972. Uss midway cv41 the third midway cvb41 was laid down 27 october 1943 by newport news shipbuilding co. Navy a brief history of aircraft carriers uss midway. In addition to constellation and the embarked air wing, carrier air wing cvw 2, other deploying units included uss chosin cg 65, uss benfold ddg 65, uss kinkaid dd 965, uss thach ffg 43. Navy and coast guard deck logs so that they can be made available online.
Uss oriskany cva34 westpac deployment cruise book year log 1973 74. October 22, 1973, western pacific, an sh3g helicopter assigned to hc1 crashes off midways bow on takeoff for an sar. Please refer to the table below for shipping options. Uss midway cvb 41 1952 med cruise book great naval images llc on. Uss ranger 1957 1958 cruise book, 1st cruise book 20aug1958 ports. Here you can download the uss midway cva 41 westpac cruise book 197273 as a high resolution. Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution 300dpi and the missing watermarks. Uss midway cruise books all 26 volumes in my personal collection.
The uss dewey ddg 45 helped in part to the fruition of safeguarding u. Barbour county, lst1195, 197374, 198788, 1989, 1991. Uss midway cv41 19841985 40th anniversary westpac cruise. Enlarge aircraft carrier uss saratoga cv60 view in national archives catalog please note. Ntc san diego 1972945 anchor ntc san diego 1973 124 anchor ntc san diego 1973 149 anchor. Coronado agf11 1986, 1988 corry dd817 1972, 1973 cotten dd669 1953, 1955 cowell dd547 1953, 1958, 1964 cree atf84 1973 croaker ss246 1963 crommelin ffg37 1989 cromwell de1014 1971 current ars22 1966 currituck av7 1947, 1953, 1963 cushing dd985 1983 custer apa40 1945 d dahlgren dlg12 1963 dahlgren ddg43 1988 dale dlg19 1966, 1973.
Here she was out of commission until 30 september 1957 while she was modernized and such new. All reveal the spirit of the thousands who served during her 42 years of active duty and contribute to the magic that continues aboard the uss midway museum today. They are compiled by the officers and men of a ship, unit, or station for private distribution and customarily published by a local job printing firm. Uss midway cvb 41 1952 uss mindoro cve 120 wwii uss mindoro cve 120 1950. Uss midway cv41 1981 1982 westpac cruise book caw5 marines. Each page has been placed on a cd for years of enjoyable computer viewing. Bunker hill cg 52 naval cruise book, class of 1994. Midway was joined 21 november by uss kitty hawk cv 63, and both carriers, along with their escort ships, were joined by uss nimitz cvn 68 and her. Uss mattaponi ao41 westpac 1968 1969 cruise book deployment vietnam tab patch. Cruise book and document reproduction naval historical. Uss midway cvbcvacv41 is an aircraft carrier, formerly of the united states navy, the lead ship of her class.
Navy ships keep running records of their activities on board, and many of these logs are sent to the naval history and heritage command nhhc to be archived as permanent records. Cruise books, usually similar in general content and format to high school or college yearbooks, are not official publications. Uss kitty hawk cv63 westpac 1973 74 air wing 11 navy patch. Several support squadrons operated aboard midway throughout the years. Alamo lsd33 1961, 1966, 196768, 1969, 1972, 1974, 197576, 1977, 1980, 1986. There is something almost organic about her life even during the earliest moments of construction the midway was adapting to a changing world. Arriving in yokosuka, japan on october 5, 1973, midway and carrier air.
These harrier operations were the first in midways history. May 26, 2019 this video was made from the actual pages of the final cruise book by a veteran sailor who was a prior crew member. Originally named uss chapin bay, the ship was renamed uss midway on april 03, 1943. Original 1st ed 1977 san franciscos own cruise book uss coral sea cv43 vgc. Halsey cg 23 naval cruise book, class of 1988, page 6 of 6 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks. Navy deck logs available in the national archives catalog. Please contribute dates of port calls, overhauls, dry docks, rav, ore, etc. Westpac cruise 1988 89 slep and south american transit cruise book. Bunker hill cg 52 naval cruise book, class of 1994, page 10 of 104 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks.
Navy and coast guard deck logs from 1956 to 1978 will be closed to researchers. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. The major event of my first qualifications cruise was the flight down from nas whidbey island with the rest of va115. She operated for 47 years, during which time she saw action in the vietnam war and served as the. Uss enterprise cvn65 westpac deployment cruise book year log 1988 navy.
Here you can download the uss midway cv 41 westpac cruise book 198990 as a high resolution. You would be purchasing an exact copy of the uss midway cvb 41 cruise book during the korean war ear. Westpac patch for sale military collectibles for sale. This is a list of every known location of the uss coral sea from construction to scrapping. You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. The far eastern telegraphs by jorma ahvenainen 1981. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of. During 1987 and 1988, the ship deployed to the indian ocean as part of. Due to space restrictions, i am only showing cruise book covers on this site. Midway 198587 uss cv41 navy year deployment cruise s. Uss midway cvbcvacv41 is an aircraft carrier, formerly of the united states navy, the. Uss midway cv41 westpac deployment cruise book year log 198587 u s navy. Us navy cruise book store 129 followers andermace andermaces feedback score is 100. Us navy cruise books are unofficial publications published by a ships crew to.377 1436 779 398 830 56 451 1231 259 1406 274 178 560 269 177 484 105 1508 195 85 1243 242 1221 118 178 1187 1182 1371 884 186 701 1244 1012 487 421 158 561 62 1174 136 131 1278 1298 319 489 10 431 571 1056