Jul 21, 2010 i am needing to obtain deck logs for the uss ranger cv61 for the years 19681969 pertaining to vietnam for my fathers claim and time is of the essence. Apr 6, 2017 uss ranger cv 61 being dismantled at her final resting place in brownsville, tx. Although all four ships of the class were completed with angled decks, ranger had the distinction of being the first us carrier built from the beginning as an angleddeck ship commissioned in 1957, she served extensively in the pacific, especially the vietnam. Check out our uss ranger cv 61 crew list and reconnect with old shipmates. I am needing to obtain deck logs for the uss ranger cv61 for the years 19681969 pertaining to vietnam for my fathers claim and time is of the essence. If chevy commercials were real life and i was there. Used cars in charleston sc rick hendrick chevrolet charleston.
The cd comes in a plastic sleeve with a custom label. Oct 19, 2015 this video is compiled completely from pictures from my first cruise book on the uss ranger cva61. Here you can download the uss ranger cv 61 westpac cruise book 1976 as a high resolution. Cruise book or yearbook from hospital ships service during vietnam war. Cruise book, uss ranger western pacific cruise 1960. Motion models uss ranger cva61 please click on picture to view pictures full size. Each page has been placed on a cd for years of enjoyable computer viewing. I love pattaya thailand too i was to poic for the ships armory i was involved with the ships fire 4 main engine room 1982 sept me and three other gms were trapped in ships armory for 12 hours during the fire. At that time, we were not totally certain how well prepared we. Fires aboard the aircraft carrier uss ranger early tuesday. Cadillac and eldorado 19691976 cruise turn signal lever nos grey tip. The seventh uss ranger cvcva61 is one of four forrestalclass supercarriers built for the us navy in the 1950s. Boot hill, usn as commanding officer uss ranger cva61, nov, 1974. Uss ranger cv61 being dismantled at her final resting.
I have my cruise books for the 7273 cruise and the 74 cruise. Whether youd like a stylish new set of wheels or a pickup truck lift, buying used can leave you with enough money leftover to afford those modifications. Navy aircraft carriernavy shipsbattleshipsea creatureschevrolet. May 16, 1944 arrive new york and moor staten island at 1730.
Auction is for the cruise book uss ranger cva61 for 19701971. In the mid1960s, the ship began voyages around southeast asia as tensions there began to. Below are the names of the men that, together, made up the crews of the uss biddle and uss claude v. As last survivor of that family, i have collected a 16mm professional movie which my uncle marshall kester shot aboard the ranger on a 5day shakedown cruise out of alameda, ca with radm clifton aboard. My family were close friends with radm joe clifton, of which the uss ranger was his flagship. Mar 27, 2017 when a dually just wont do this chevy silverado hs 5500 is the biggest truck gm builds. Uss ranger cva 61 westpac cruise book 196869 did you serve aboard uss ranger cv 61. Gary kerans passed along pictures of his recent visit with you and your website link.
You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. Displaying 1 to 0 of 0 entries total of 0 entries no more entries home sign the guestbook get your own guestbook. Hidden treasures from within navy deck logs narations. Uss ranger cv61 photos and history sailors man the rails aboard the aircraft carrier uss ranger cv 61 as the large harbor tug tuskegee ytb806 escorts the vessel down the north channel in preparation for assisting it with docking. Commissioned in 1957, she served extensively in the pacific, especially the vietnam war, for which she earned battle stars. Uss ranger was a forrestalclass aircraft carrier commissioned on aug. Usnuscg ship cruise booksfrom a list of over 6,441 ship cruise books he has documented about 3. Under the deployments uss ranger 1975 1976 tab there is a russian bear over flight picture. I was previously aware of the 1961, 196263, 196364, 1966, 1967, 197071, and 1972 cruise books. I do have fond memories, and i might still have some pictures left from my cruises. For more information and pictures, click on the book of your choice. You would be purchasing the uss ranger cva 61 cruise book during this time period.
I was a gm2 on the ranger from nov 1982 till june 1989 i loved the boat did two west pacs my lbfm little brown f machines in the pi. Mar 24, 2015 on the 1976 ranger cruise i was a ltjg rio in vf154. When a dually just wont do this chevy silverado hs 5500 is the biggest truck gm builds. Pictures of crew members, port visits, vietnam war photos, memoriam list for those lost and much more in this book. Thanks to bill poulos, steve boerner, inactive ships and. See more ideas about ranger, aircraft carrier, top gun. Uss ranger sp237, was a steel yacht commissioned in 1917 and decommissioned in 1919, subsequently serving in the department of commerce from 1919 to 1930 before being returned to the navy and. Pearl harbor, hawaii fires aboard the aircraft carrier uss ranger early tuesday killed six crewmen and at least 35 were injured during operations in the northern arabian sea, the navy said. I, unfortunately didnt get a 76 cruise book, as i reenlisted and transferred to the east coast in june. Despite her outstanding record of service probably best known as the ship that tom cruise was on for the movie top gun.
Fc ft gm gs 5361 gs 78now hm ht ic im is it jo li ln ls. You would be purchasing an exact copy of the uss ranger cva 61 cruise book during this time period. These are the 195960, 196970, and 197677 cruise books. A very loyal and true friend, commander bill mercer. Near the end of her career she also served in the indian ocean and persian gulf. Uss ranger cv 61 westpac cruise book 1976 subic bay. His book is patterned after dean mawdsleys usn cruise books of wwii. Ranger entered the history books on 21 march 1983 when an all woman.
Although all four ships of the class were completed with angled decks, ranger had the distinction of being the first us carrier built from the beginning as an angleddeck ship. Eisenhower, carl vinson, theodore roosevelt, abraham lincoln, george washington, john c. Uss ranger 1777 was an 18gun ship sloop built in 1777 and commanded by john paul jones. Commissioned as attack aircraft carrier cva 61, the ranger was redesignated as. On 28 may 1976, while on deployment, helicopters crews from hs4 aboard ranger, detachments from hc3 on uss camden aoe 2, uss mars afs 1 and uss white plains afs 4, and helicopters from nas. Date of publication is estimated from internal evidence. Her first few voyages were for westpac operations in the western pacific. During this cruise, ranger was again deployed to yankee station to. To order this or any other model, please call 18008663172 from 10 am to 5.
Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution 300dpi and the missing watermarks. Med cruise provided by randy cunningham 19711972 cruise book cover. The names below represent those who have registered on this site and do no comprise the whole of the men who served on board the ddg5 during her career. The rest of the squadron went and landed on a nearby island due to the storm, atlas, had to dump his fuel and had one. Truck parks rail facilities antiaircraft guns and sam sites were also treated to doses of air. Uss repose ah16 publication date 196709 usage public domain mark 1. History of all the rangers as well as this particular cruise are documented. During a storm in the pacific ocean, atlas was down one set of landing gear. Under the deploymentsuss ranger 19751976 tab there is a russian bear over flight picture. Uss ranger 1876 was an iron vessel mounting four guns, commissioned in 1876, converted to a nautical school ship in 1908, and broken up in 1940. They were sold in exchange for an aloha friday if i remember correctly to keep the rec committee out of the red. Uss ranger cva 61 1957 1958 around the horn cruise book.
Uss ranger cva61 with aircraft from cvw14 nk including vf142 ghostriders f4b phantoms, vf143 pukin dogs f4b phantoms, va145 swordsmen a1h skyraiders, va146 blue diamonds a4c skyhawks, va55 warhorses a4e skyhawks, rvah9 ra5c vigilantes, vah2 royal rampants det f a3b skywarriors, vaw11 early elevens det f e2a hawkeyes, hc1 fleet angels unit f uh2ab seasprites, vq1 det. Looking for westpac cruise book from uss sides ffg14 in 1988. The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the uss ranger cv 61. Historical account of a very well known ship in a troubling time in american history. Captain ec grayson, usnr future under secretary of the navy. The seventh uss ranger cv cva61 was the third of four forrestalclass supercarriers built for the united states navy in the 1950s. With 120 crew members, no port calls, and no stories to talk about, it was a thin tome. Med cruise provided by dave sparrowhawk foley 19701971 cruise book cover 8th. Truck parks, rail facilities, antiaircraft guns, and sam sites were also treated to. The uss ranger was a forrestal class, attack aircraft carrier.
Here you can download the uss ranger cva 61 westpac cruise book 197273 as a high resolution. The seventh uss ranger cvcva61 was the third of four forrestalclass supercarriers built. She was captured by the british in 1780 and renamed hms halifax uss ranger 1814 was a schooner mounting a single 18pounder gun, purchased in 1814 and sold in 1816. Uss ranger ontario was a 14gun brig also purchased in 1814 for operations on lake ontario, and sold in 1821. On the 1976 ranger cruise i was a ltjg rio in vf154. Named for the term used for a military scout, the ship reported for service in the pacific fleet. Westpac cruise, 19661967 on august 17, 1966, we sailed from san diego for the combat zone in southeast asia. Of all of these cruise books, i have only documented the 196263 and 196364 kawishiwi cruise books which i have copies of in my collection. After working up in the atlantic and caribbean, she steamed around cape horn in midsummer 1958 to enter the pacific ocean, her home for virtually her entire operational career. Continue to cruise book page 2 forward to page 3 4 5 3 4 5. For rating shirts click on your rating abbreviation below. Chevy silverado turn signal switch cruise wiper 19951998 c1500 suburban tahoe. Uss ranger cva61 with aircraft from cvw14 nk including vf142 ghostriders f4b phantoms, vf143 pukin dogs f4b phantoms, va145 swordsmen a1h skyraiders, va146 blue diamonds a4c skyhawks, va55 warhorses a4e skyhawks, rvah9 ra5c vigilantes, vah2 royal rampants det f a3b skywarriors, vaw11 early elevens det f e2a hawkeyes, hc1 fleet angels unit f uh2ab. Ranger cv 61 naval cruise book, class of 1986, page 26 of 310 has the largest online yearbook collection of college, university, high school, middle school, junior high school, military, naval cruise books and yearbooks.863 1435 30 555 1222 294 1325 254 1268 180 1049 58 1098 694 1049 911 1047 893 550 611 1019 859 1067 354 715 1128 114 1386 18 228 36 1415 645 591 1418 325 329 724 1427 177 227 871 1226 205