One of the fastest ships in the navy, as proven by her victory during a battlegroup race held in 1985. She was rebuilt as a sloop in 1854 and, in 1999, restored to her 1854 glory and docked in baltimore harbor. The collection bibliographies cruise books research guides. After a month of operating locally, constellation conducted a twomonth shakedown cruise in. Navy cruise books for various years and ships from 1919 to 2009. Reclassified as a multipurpose aircraft carrier cv64 on 30 june 1975. Uss constellation cva64 fires a terrier surfacetoair. Herter wife of the secretary of state and commissioned 27 october 1961 captain t. Uss constellation cva64 1964 cruise book this book is in almost new condition with a little bit of ware, but in great condition for a 53 year old cruisebook. Uss constellation cv64 the second constellation cva64 was built by new york naval shipyard brooklyn n. A fire during the building of aircraft carrier uss constellation cva64 at the new york naval shipyard, brooklyn, killed 46 workers and injured 150. Us navy cruise books are unofficial publications published by a ships crew to document a cruise or deployment. It was named for admiral charles turner joy usn 18951956.
The 1980s saw her make routine voyages in the pacific. Navy photo from the uss constellation 1967 cruise book. The navy does not stock or sell copies of ships cruise books. The third constellation cva64 was built by new york naval shipyard, brooklyn, n. Uss constellation cv 64 westpac cruise book 1980 air. 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. Contract awarded on 1 july 1956 to the new york naval shipyard, brooklyn, n. A former crew member of the mighty o has made the entire collection of cruise books from the uss oriskany available in digital format. Uss constellation cv 64, a kitty hawkclass supercarrier, was the third ship of the united states navy to be named in honor of the new constellation of stars on the flag of the united states and the only naval vessel ever authorized to display red, white, and blue designation numbers. For rating shirts click on your rating abbreviation below. The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Cruise books, usually similar in general content and format to high school or college yearbooks, are not official publications.
She was built at the gosport shipyard between 1853 and 1855 and was named for the earlier frigate of the same name that had been broken up in 1853. Constellation cv 64 naval cruise book, class of 1980. They include the volumes in the navy department librarys collection, the nations largest cruise book collection. Nicknamed americas flagship, uss constellation was decommissioned on august 7, 2003, after 41 years, nine months and 11 days of naval service. Uss constellation is a sloopofwar, the last sailonly warship designed and built by the united states navy. Uss mattaponi ao41 westpac 1968 1969 cruise book deployment vietnam tab patch. Uss constellation cv 64 westpac cruise book 1980 did you serve aboard uss constellation cv 64. Several commands only order copies for about 23 of the crew as a rule of thumb. Constellation cv 64 naval cruise book, class of 1980, page 14 of 328 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks. Uss constellation cv 64 westpac cruise book 198182. Welcome to the uss constellation cv64 guestbook forum navy. Cruise book and document reproduction naval historical. Uss constellation was the second ship in the kitty hawk class and the third ship in.
Uss constellation cv64, a kitty hawkclass supercarrier, was the third ship of the united. Uss constellation cv 64 westpac cruise book 1980 in memorium. A history of naval insurrection bluejacket books ed. Westpac patch for sale military collectibles for sale. Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution 300dpi and the missing watermarks. Back to last page back to cruise book page back to uss constellation page. Uss constellation cv64 westpac cruise book year log 197879 navy. Uss constellation was the second ship in the kitty hawk class and the third ship in the navy to bear the name. Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection. Each digital book is the same price regardless of its size or rarity. Uss constellation cv64 info uss constellation cv64 photos and history a us navy usn f14d tomcat, fighter squadron two vf2, bounty hunters, makes a hard landing on the deck of the usn kitty hawk class aircraft carrier uss constellation after returning from a mission in support of operation iraqi freedom.
Back to uss constellation cva 64 westpac cruise book 196869 page. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. From the 1985 1987 uss midway cruise book, courtesy of eddie miller. Uss constellation cv64 1981 1982 westpac deployment log cruise book. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. Built at the new york naval shipyard as the second ship in the kitty hawk class of aircraft carriers, uss constellation cv 64 was christened october 8, 1960, by mrs. You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Kennedy cv 67 1980 81 cruise book w 10 photos inside. Constellation, cv64, 1977, 197879, 1980, 198182, 1985, 1987, 1989. Like school yearbooks, they are usually paid for by. Ship name hull number year of cruise or publication aaaron ward dm34 1945 abbot dd629 1958, 1960 abraham lincoln cvn72 1993 acadia ad42 1985, 1991.
Creating those books is an old tradition in the us navy. Uss carl vinson cvn70 westpac deployment cruise book year log 2012 navy. Uss constellation was a nominally rated 38gun woodenhulled, threemasted frigate of the united states navy it was built under the direction of david stodder at the joseph and samuel sterett shipyard on harris creek in baltimores fells point maritime community, and was launched on 7 september 1797. In july 1990, connie entered the philadelphia naval shipyard for a threeyear major overhaul. Constellation began her 12th deployment to the western pacific on 26 february 1980. Commissioned in 1959, it spent its entire career in the pacific. One of the fastest ships in the navy, as proven by her victory during a battlegroup race held in 1985, she was nicknamed connie by her crew and officially as americas flagship. Uss constellation cv 64, a kitty hawkclass supercarrier, was the third ship of the united states navy to be named in honor of the new constellation of stars on the flag of the united states. The uneventful cruise took place from february to september 1963. The air wing was embarked aboard uss lexington cva 16 at the same time. Constellation cvacv 64 association our organization is dedicated to one of the greatest warships to ever serve in the united states navy.
Largest collection of old navy cruise books yearbooks on the internet. During operations in the aegean, a fuel oil fire in uss saratoga cva60 engine room killed seven. This wellresearched book traces the history of the uss constellation, which was built as a frigate, launched in 1797, and initially charged with battling privateers that threatened u. Westpac navy for sale military collectibles for sale. Navy cruise book for sale us military collectibles. Uss constellation cva64 westpac deployment cruise book year log 1980 navy. Cv64, as an a7e corsair ii aircraft approaches for a landing on the flight deck, july 1980.
Uss constellation cva 64 westpac cruise book 196869. Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of. Navy emporiumplease view our commemorative uss constellation cv64 products in our ships store. Laid down 14 september 1957, launched 8 october 1960, commissioned 27 october 1961. Since its commissioning, nearly 120,000 sailors and marines have served aboard the ship. Cruise books are yearbookstyle books put together by volunteers on board ship to commemorate a deployment. Search for shipmates, friends, family, and memories in one of the largest collections of online naval cruise book images and photos. The aircraft carrier, constellation served gallantly throughout four generations to protect our national security and interests abroad while maintaining free passage through the pacific and indian.1453 1345 201 1568 337 533 82 223 51 464 644 769 1114 211 249 1307 848 1425 213 385 826 1086 214 829 1226 1406 1569 292 1613 1199 1521 647 667 1183 98 1185 958 1255 329 427 1059