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This active-duty strategically mobile Military Airfield is the Vietnam War Era Aircraft Carrier USS CORAL SEA (CVA-43, San Francisco's Own), photographed during her 1970 R&R visit to Garden Island Dockyard, Sydney. Two F-4B Phantom Squadrons (VF-151 and VF-161) are embarked, as well as two A-7 Corsair II Squadrons and A-6 Intruder/ F-8 Crusader Squadrons. Deja Vu 37 years later - This week (5-10July2007) this berth is occupied by USS KITTY HAWK (CVA-63) on her last visit to Sydney before de-commissioning.
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Photo Added: July 11, 2007

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10 years ago
Great photo Wolodymir of a US Navy Carrier long past. May these ships and their mighty flying machines always be welcome in Sydney, Australia.

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