Cruise book 24 July to 11 December 1954. Black cloth hard cover with multiple colors for lettering and cover designs. Rubbed and moderately soiled hard cover. Corners bumped. Spine banged at bottom and torn 3/4" on front part of spine. Map end papers of Mediterranean area with Itinerary at bottom. Rear Admiral Edgar Allen Cruise - Commander Carrier Division Six. Captain Harry E. Sears - Commanding Officer. Contents: Training - Guantanimo Bay, Port-au-Prince, New York City, Captain's Relieving, and Departure; Ports - Gibralter, Barcelona, Salonika, Cannes, and Lisbon; Departments - Flag, Air, Engineering, Executive, Medical and Dental, Supply, Operations, Gunnery, Navigation, and Chaplains; Sports; Tours - Paris, Rome, and Madrid; Air Group - CAG 10 (Cdr. Frank C. Perry - Commander, Air Group Ten), Staff, LSO, VF-11 'Red Rippers', VF-62 'Gladiators' (Banshee a/c), VF-103 'Clubleaf' (F9F Cougar a/c), VA-104 'Hell's Archers' (AD Skyraider a/c), VC-33 ECM/Radar a/c), VC-62 (Banshee and Cougar photo recon), VC-12 (Early warning 'Guppies' a/c), VC-5 (Attack bombers and Tankers a/c). Activities; Ports - Athens, Valencia, Franco's Visit, Naples, Marseille, Beirut, and Genoa. Four page fold-out Air Group 10 group photo dated 12 July 1954. Fold-out torn 2" on one fold. Korean War era. Very heavy book (4.25 pounds weight). Due to weight, NO overseas orders on this item. Steve's Bookshelves LLC Inventory #27-3-SmBx-002637-4363. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: U.S.S. Coral Sea 1954 Mediterranean Cruise
Publisher: Publisher Not Stated (L. Hanson Publisher, Norfolk?)
Publication Date: 1954
Illustrator: Lt(jg). G.P. Pulley - Photo Officer
Book Condition: Good
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