Uss constellation was named for the configuration of 15 stars on the original united states flag. Uss constellation cv 64 westpac cruise book 1980 did you serve aboard uss constellation cv 64. Uss constellation cv64 westpac cruise book year log 197879 navy. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The number of copies of a cruise book is very limited. Welcome to the uss constellation cv64 guestbook forum. 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. Navy cruise books for various years and ships from 1919 to 2009. Like school yearbooks, they are usually paid for by. Uss ranger 1957 1958 cruise book, 1st cruise book 20aug1958 ports. A former crew member of the mighty o has made the entire collection of cruise books from the uss oriskany available in digital format. Also known as connie, the uss constellation cv 64 was a u. The above uss constellation cv64 history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the uss constellation cv64 or.
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. A history of naval insurrection bluejacket books ed. Uss constellation cv64 1981 1982 westpac deployment log cruise book. Various aircraft of the carriers air wing are parked on the flight deck. Laid down 14 september 1957, launched 8 october 1960, commissioned 27 october 1961.
Alameda to 1975 10nov1958 careless magazine explosion kills 2, off san francisco 3jan1959 to 27jul1959 1st westpac cruise. Constellation began her 12th deployment to the western pacific on 26 february 1980. Largest collection of old navy cruise books yearbooks on the internet. This is a beautiful ship display commemorating the uss constellation cv64 and all those who served aboard. One of the fastest ships in the navy, as proven by her victory during a battlegroup race held in 1985. Constellation, cv64, 1977, 197879, 1980, 198182, 1985, 1987, 1989. Uss constellation cv64 patch westpac 2001 hanging with locas osw f14 tomcat. 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. Official cruise book as issued to crew members of uss constellation cv64 westpac cruise 19811982 october 1981 through may 1982. 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. Uss mattaponi ao41 westpac 1968 1969 cruise book deployment vietnam tab patch. Kennedy cv 67 1980 81 cruise book w 10 photos inside. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. The artwork depicts the uss constellation in all her glory.
Navy nuclear weapons association keepers of the dragon cruise books. Several commands only order copies for about 23 of the crew as a rule of thumb. Kennedy cv 67 198081 cruise book w 10 photos inside. Find great deals on ebay for uss constellation cv 64 and uss constellation cv 64 zippo.
Welcome to the uss constellation cv64 guestbook forum navy. Westpac patch for sale military collectibles for sale. Navy cruise book for sale us military collectibles. Cv64, as an a7e corsair ii aircraft approaches for a landing on the flight deck, july 1980. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle. Uss carl vinson cvn70 westpac deployment cruise book year log 2012 navy. Each digital book is the same price regardless of its size or rarity. Cruise books in the navy department librarys collection. A bow view of the aircraft carrier uss constellation cv64 underway. Since its commissioning, nearly 120,000 sailors and marines have served aboard the ship. Constellation cv 64 naval cruise book, class of 1980. Uss constellation was the second ship in the kitty hawk class and the third. Westpac navy for sale military collectibles for sale. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel.
We are currently selling the uss constellation coins on the. Uss constellation cv64, 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. This is the 196970 navy cruise book for the uss constellation. Check out our uss constellation cv 64 crew list and reconnect with old shipmates. While the uss constellation heroically served in vietnam and the persian gulf, during her over 40year career, she also endured a number of fires and explosions that ultimately led to the deaths of hundreds of crewmembers, shipbuilders and. Uss constellation cva64 westpac deployment cruise book year log 1980 navy. 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.
Built in 1854, the uss constellation is the last allsail warship built by the u. Uss constellation cva64 cv64 message board maritimequest. Cruise books, usually similar in general content and format to high school or college yearbooks, are not official publications. Initially commissioned as attack aircraft carrier cva 64, she was redesignated as multipurpose aircraft carrier cv 64 on june 30, 1975. The above uss constellation cv64 history may or may not contain text provided by crew members. 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. Uss constellation cv 64 westpac cruise book 198182. The navy does not stock or sell copies of ships cruise books. Uss constellation cv64 the second constellation cva64 was built by new york naval shipyard brooklyn n. Cruise books are yearbookstyle books put together by volunteers on board ship to commemorate a deployment. After repairs were undertaken, the ship was commissioned oct. Today is the anniversary of the failed rescue attempt of the american hostages being held in iran april 24, 1980.
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. The third by this name, the ship was built at the new york naval shipyard in brooklyn. The sloops primary armament was 8inch 203 mm shellfiring guns and four 32pounder long guns, though she. Back to uss constellation cv 64 westpac cruise book 1980 page. Based at long beach, california, she formed part of an antisubmarine warfare asw task. Contract awarded on 1 july 1956 to the new york naval shipyard, brooklyn, n.
Unfollow westpac cruise book to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. See more ideas about aircraft carrier, navy aircraft carrier and go navy. Herter wife of the secretary of state and commissioned 27 october 1961 captain t. Uss constellation is a sloopofwar, the last sailonly warship designed and built by the united states navy. It highlights with story and pictures ship info, events, crew pictures, and other documentation of the 1977 time period. Uss constellation was the second ship in the kitty hawk class and the third ship in the navy to bear the name.
Uss constellation cva64 1964 cruise book for sale scienceagogo. A tragic fire in december of that year caused 50 deaths. Us navy cruise books are unofficial publications published by a ships crew to document a cruise or deployment. Uss constellation cv 64 westpac cruise book 1980 air.
Nicknamed americas flagship, uss constellation was decommissioned on august 7, 2003, after 41 years, nine months and 11 days of naval service. They include the volumes in the navy department librarys collection, the nations largest cruise book collection. Creating those books is an old tradition in the us navy. Navy units commands 1980,va146 attack squadron,uss.
Search for shipmates, friends, family, and memories in one of the largest collections of online naval cruise book images and photos. Back to last page back to cruise book page back to uss constellation page. Uss constellation cv64, a kitty hawkclass supercarrier, was the third ship of the united. Navy photo from the uss constellation 1967 cruise book. Constellation cvacv 64 association our organization is dedicated to one of the greatest warships to ever serve in the united states navy. 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. Cruise book and document reproduction naval historical. Navy, and the only civil war era ship still afloat. Navy emporiumplease view our commemorative uss constellation cv64 products in our ships store.
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. From the 1985 1987 uss midway cruise book, courtesy of eddie miller. This is the 1977 westpac cruise book for the uss coral sea cv43 aircraft carrier. 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. Relieved on 17 december 1981 by constellation, she departed gonzo station and called at pattaya. Us navy cruise book uss saratoga cva 60 30th anniversary med cruise 8586. Navy vessel in the north arabian sea on thursday, reportedly coming within 180 feet of the american craft and narrowly avoiding a collision, u. For rating shirts click on your rating abbreviation below. The third constellation cva64 was built by new york naval shipyard, brooklyn, n. If you have any photos of interest to the navy nuclear weapons community and that are unclassified now, email them to the webmaster.
Us navy cruise books the largest online collection of. Details about 1977 san franciscos own uss coral sea cv43 westpac cruise book hc navy yearbook. 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. Us navy uss constellation cv64 westpac deployment 1981. Uss constellation cv 64, a 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.543 1336 1583 1157 1620 748 1616 270 484 1084 1230 234 644 1061 756 1612 801 784 1412 359 1591 244 1091 1370 415 809 1072 601 1418 1010 1248 1044 269 747 127 651 979 1346 542 1167 919 297