At year’s end, Constellation was awarded her second Battle E as the Pacific Fleet’s best carrier for the 12-month reporting period. Naval Academy, The Catastrophic Fire On Board USS Forrestal, The Sullivan Brothers and the Assignment of Family Members, The African American Experience in the U.S. Navy, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Navy, Contributions of American Indians to the U.S. Navy, Naval Service of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Personnel, The World Cruise of the Great White Fleet, Navy Underwater Archaeology Return Program, Research Permits for Sunken & Terrestrial Military Craft, Scanning, Copyright & Citation Information, Obtain Duplications of Records and Photos, takeover of the American Embassy in Tehran, Iran, terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon. The entire crew of about 3,000 was probably engaged in the firefighting efforts, the spokesman said.
The Decommissioning of USS CONSTELLATION and her Tow out of San Diego: The photos below were taken by me and show the CONSTELLATION laid-up at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash., on March 14, 2010. USS CONSTELLATION suffers an engine room fire which forces the carrier to cancel scheduled operations and return to San Diego, Calif. Following a relatively short eight-month turnaround cycle, she stood out to sea again in February 1980. Thomas. 1 concern right now is to get the fire out.″. Nessuno dei due gruppi condivide un lignaggio con CVW-17 poiché il primo è stato il precursore del CVW-6 e il secondo venne sciolto otto anni prima che CVW-17 fosse stabilito.
Trial by Fire: A Carrier Fights For Life (1973) - Duration ... odaysailor27 37,069 views. (j.g.) Aboard the USS Constellation (CVA-64) underway in the South China Sea, crewmen check the F-4 "Phantom II" prior to launch, August 1964. Dopo un refitting, la Forrestal effettò undici schieramenti nel Mar Mediterraneo con il CVW-17, l'ultimo nel 1982. . During a mission on 28 March 1970, the VF-142 F-4 crew of Lts Jerome E. Beaulier and Steven J. Barkley downed a North Vietnamese MiG-21. She was originally christened Oct. 8, 1960. The configuration of the 15 stars in the original United States national flag. Naval Receiving Station in Brooklyn and the U.S. Fourteen sailors were evacuated to Balboa Navy Hospital for treatment, said Navy spokesman Lt. Cmdr. The crew of USS CONSTELLATION quickly responded to a main machinery room fire, preventing any serious injuries or degradation to the ship's ability to continue its deployment. The carrier, with CVW-15 on board, was underway for operations off Vietnam in May 1966. And the place was just ablaze. In July 1990, Connie entered the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard for a three-year major overhaul. With CVW-9 embarked, Constellation cleared San Diego on 12 February 1990 for the East Coast. National Archives photograph, USN 1151705. John W. Miller assumed command as Constellation’s 30th skipper, and her last.
Nel 1991, il CVW-17 stava prendendo parte all'operazione Desert Storm, missioni di volo per 43 giorni consecutivi. Nel 1992, il Carrier Air Wing prese parte all'operazione Deny Flight e Operation Provide Promise in Jugoslavia e all'operazione Southern Watch over Iraq. National Archives photograph, KN-26010. With CVW-2 assigned, Constellation departed Mayport on 29 May and conducted exercises with various South American air forces while en route to San Diego, where she arrived on 22 July 1993. For the two-month trip around Cape Horn to her new home port of San Diego, Calif., Constellation embarked elements of CVG-5 and departed Mayport, Fla., on 25 July. The U.S. prepared contingency plans ranging from tactical air raids against North Korean military targets to aerial mining by Grumman A-6 Intruders of VA-35 operating from Enterprise (CVAN-65), a blockade, or expanded strikes.
Il Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW-17), è un'ala aerea da portaerei della Marina degli Stati Uniti con sede presso la Naval Air Station Lemoore, California. Lt. 18 Sailors Injured In Fire About USS Constellation SHARON L. JONES August 2, 1988 SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Eighteen sailors were injured Tuesday battling a fire that raged in an engine room of the USS Constellation as the aircraft carrier steamed out to sea for a training mission, Navy officials said. In November Constellation, with CVG-14 on board, began workup exercises for her upcoming maiden deployment to the western Pacific as a component of the Seventh Fleet (February–September 1963).
C'erano due Carrier Air Group designati Carrier Air Group SEVENTEEN (CVG-17). July 9, 1996. Arresting gear accident while CONSTELLATION operates in the western Pacific. The second Constellation (CVA-64) was built by New York Naval Shipyard Subsequently, both Constellation and CVW-15 received a NUC for this deployment. After the Vietnam War ended, the ship underwent a major overhaul. Upon her return Constellation began a nine-month major shipyard overhaul, her second since commissioning. Nel 1988, il CVW-17 operò per alcune settimane dalla USS Independence e dalla USS Constellation nel 1993. A forklift collided with that tank and the fuel ran out and flew into a lower deck where some workers were welding.
A sailor was blown overboard by jet blast at five minutes past midnight as he walked behind an EA-6B Prowler on the flight deck.
They followed this by a complete halt to strikes over the north on 1 November. She conducted her first catapult launch and arrested landing the same day with Cmdr. This was CONSTELLATION's final deployment.
Initially commissioned as attack aircraft carrier CVA 64, she was redesignated as multi-purpose aircraft carrier CV 64 on June 30, 1975.
The fire in one of the Constellation’s four engine rooms started about 12:10 p.m., when the ship was about four miles off the coast of San Diego. Since the end of World War II, the world's navies have had over 1,200 The qualification tests are regularly conducted off the Southern California coast, he said.
After a month of operating locally, Constellation conducted a two-month shakedown cruise in the Caribbean.
The contract for the third Constellation (CVA-64) was awarded on 1 July 1956; the ship was laid down on 14 September 1957, by New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and christened on 8 October 1960 by Mrs. Mary C. Herter, née Pratt, wife of Secretary of State Christian A. Herter. The deployment proved uneventful, and after visits to Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory; Karachi, Pakistan; Perth and Fremantle, Australia; and Pattaya Beach, Thailand; the aircraft carrier turned for home, arriving at San Diego on 1 June 1989.
Constellation departed the gulf on 17 April and steamed for San Diego for the last time. The photo below was taken by Ian Johnson and shows the CONSTELLATION in Gage Roads, Fremantle, Australia, on April 2, 1989. The cause of the fire has not been determined.
In addition to water, firefighters were using foam and powder fire smothering systems. In spring 1971 she welcomed on board a new air wing, CVW-9, and departed San Diego on 1 October for what would become a historic combat deployment. Constellation spent 128 days on the line, flying more than 11,000 combat and support missions and dropping almost 20,000 tons of ordnance.
Following an initial 20-day period of supporting strikes in South Vietnam as well as Laos, Constellation sailed to Defender Station in the Sea of Japan, which had been created as a result of increased tensions on the Korean Peninsula. She was originally christened Oct. 8, 1960.