U.S.S. Coral Sea CVB-43 - 1952 Cruise

Captain Robert B. Pirie, Commanding Officer

Published by Publisher Not Stated, 1952
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Cruise book. Green pebbled hard cover with gilt lettering and engraving of the ship on front hard cover. Rubbed hard cover. Corners slightly bumped. Unpaginated. Publisher and editor not stated. Cruise Itinerary - Pier 7 Norfolk, Gilbralter, Oran Algeria, Caliari Sardinia, Golfe Juan France, Genoa Italy, Taranto Italy, Naples Italy, Golfe Juan France, Marseilles France, Suda Bay Crete, Phaleron Bay Greece, Salonika Greece, Palermo Sicily, Taranto Italy, Augusta Bay Sicily, Split Yugoslavia, Cannes France, Lisbon Portugal, Pier 7 Norfolk. Port call, crew activities and ship operations photographs intermixed with each other. No Divisional or Department personnel photographs. No Air Group photographs. Captain Robert B. Pirie, Commanding Officer. From text: 'The Coral Sea is 968 feet in length. She can carry over 100 combat planes of various types and has a crew of over 3,000 men. Since commissioning on 1 October 1947, the Coral Sea has operated extensively in Atlantic waters. She is presently on duty with the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean area. This is her forth tour of duty in the Mediterranean, having previously operated with the Mediterranean Fleet from April 1951 to October 1951'. Approximately 63 pages. Map end papers of Mediterranean area. Korean War era. Steve's Bookshelves LLC #27-3-SmBx-002635-4361. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: U.S.S. Coral Sea CVB-43 - 1952 Cruise
Publisher: Publisher Not Stated
Publication Date: 1952
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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