VINTAGE UNITED STATES NAVY EXTREMELY RARE CRUISE BOOK FOR THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS PHILIPPINE SEA CVS-47 KOREAN WAR DEPLOYMENT JULY 1950 TO JUNE 1951. THIS BOOK FEATURES >>> COMMANDING OFFICER CAPTAIN W. GOODNEY - EXECUTIVE OFFICER - CREW GROUP PHOTOS. ADMINISTRATION - AIR - COMMUNICATIONS - DECK - DENTAL - ENGINEERING - GUNNERY - MARINE DETACHMENT - NAVIGATION - OPERATIONS - SUPPLY AND WEAPONS DEPARTMENTS. CARRIER AIR GROUP TWO AND ELEVEN.
THIS IS A DETAILED HISTORY OF THE SHIPS ACTIVITIES AT SEA DURING HER KOREAN WAR DEPLOYMENT 1950-51. BOOK ALSO CONTAINS A MEMORIAM PAGE WITH A LIST OF ALL THE PILOTS AND CREW MEMBERS WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION ON THIS CRUISE.
BOOK IS IN GOOD PRE-OWNED CONDITION WITH NORMAL WEAR TO COVERS - PLEASE SEE SCANS. PLEASE VISIT OUR E-BAY STORE TO SEE OUR ENTIRE COLLECTION OVER 1000 U. NAVY CRUISE BOOK FOR SALE. ALL SALES ARE FINAL AND SUBJECT TO STORE POLICIES.USS Philippine Sea , a 27,100-ton Ticonderoga class aircraft carrier. Was built at Quincy, Massachusetts. Commissioned in May 1946, she made an initial cruise to the Caribbean, then took part in Operation "Highjump", the 1947 expedition to the Antarctic led by Rear Admiral Richard E. In 1948 and again in 1949, Philippine Sea deployed to the Mediterranean, with a period of Arctic operations intervening in late 1948.
Following exercises in the Caribbean and the western Atlantic, in May 1950 the carrier was sent through the Panama Canal to join the Pacific Fleet. When war erupted in Korea.
Late in June 1950, Philippine Sea was soon ordered to steam westward to support United Nations forces as they attempted to defend the Republic of Korea against Communist aggression. She entered action in early August, and thrust air power into the conflict for ten months as the fighting front retreated, advanced northward, retreated and advanced again, and finally stabilized near where it had started a year earlier.In June 1951, but made two more Korean combat tours, one in January-July 1952 and the last in January-July 1953. During this time, in October 1952, she was redesignated CVA-47. With the fighting over, Philippine Sea continued her pattern of Far Eastern tours with a deployment in March-November 1954, during which her planes shot down two attacking Chinese fighters off Hainan Island. In that role, Philippine Sea made two more cruises in Asian waters, one in the Spring of 1957 and the last in January-July 1958.
She was decommissioned in December 1958. Reclassified as an aircraft transport, with the hull number AVT-11, she spent more than a decade in the Pacific Reserve Fleet. TH ANKS FOR VISITING THE U. The item "USS PHILIPPINE SEA CVS-47 KOREAN WAR DEPLOYMENT CRUISE BOOK YEAR LOG 1950-51" is in sale since Wednesday, December 28, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Korea (1950-53)\Original Period Items".
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