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2 edition of USS Shangri-La, attack carrier. found in the catalog.

USS Shangri-La, attack carrier.

Robert Franklin Brown

USS Shangri-La, attack carrier.

by Robert Franklin Brown

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Published by Burdette in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shangri-La (Aircraft carrier)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 287.

    StatementText by R. Franklin Brown, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA65.S48 B7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5917839M
    LC Control Number64021032
    OCLC/WorldCa12714909

    Shangri-La tests new aircraft off the coast of virginia. Carrier trials of the F7F-1 Tigercat start, are followed by the PDNA serial number of "Project SeaHorse" and finish with PBJ-1H (a Navalized version of the B Mitchell) serial number /11/ Carrier Air Group 85 loaded on to ship for shakedown: /11/ USS Shangri-La (CV) Comes alongside USS Attu (CVE) to transfer personnel and supplies, 3 September Attu's cruise book claims that this was the first side-by-side underway replenishment by two aircraft carriers. Collection of Captain Hays R. Browning, USNR. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph. Online Image: 87KB; x pixels.

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between 15. From the Shangri-la war log, 75 years ago today. CVA was one a dozen carriers launching strikes against Japanese targets in preparation for the invasion. Aug Attacks were repeated against the Tokyo airfields. USS Cahaba (AO) fueling USS Iowa (BB) and USS Shangri-La (CV) in Secretary of Defense Donald H.

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Description Published second anniversary log of the USS Shangri-La (CV)— "The Year of 'Operations Crossroads'." It includes a timeline of events and as well as several maps. Commissioned inShangri-La participated in several campaigns in the Pacific Theater of Operations in World War II, earning two battle stars.

USS Shangri-La shows off her angled deck inwith a new generation of naval aircraft of Carrier Air Group Ten embarked, including F8D and F4D-1 (F6A) fighters and A4D and AD attack aircraft. The photo clearly shows how an aircraft failing to engage a wire can add power and go around again for another attempt.Attack Squadron 46 was formed at Naval Air Station Cecil Field on 24 May flying F9F-5 Grumman Panther.

They departed the United States for their first deployment to the Mediterranean Sea on J aboard USS Randolph with F9F-8 Grumman Cougar. This was the first overseas deployment of the AIM-9 October and November the squadron, along with other units of ATG Missing: USS Shangri-La.