Airport photo of San Francisco / Golden Gate Bridge [ Off-Airport ] in California, United States | AirHistory.net #9055
Location
City / Area:San Francisco / Golden Gate Bridge [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Ship / Rig:USS Hancock CVA19
Date & Photographer
Photo Date:17 April 1963
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 9055
Photo Comment

Attack Carrier USS Hancock CVA-19 passing under the Golden Gate Bridge. Launched in January 1944, placed in Reserve 1977. Aboard are aircraft of Carrier Air Wing CVW-21 coded 'NP'. Identifiable are 11 F-8 Crusaders, 9 McDonnell F-3 Demons, 7 Douglas A-1 Skyraiders, 4 Douglas A-4 Skyhawks, 2 A-3 Skywarriors and 2 Grumman E-1 Tracers. Obtained from the USN over 40 years ago.

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