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More: Vought F-8... Crusader
More: Off-Airport - San Francisco
More: USA - California, April 17, 1963
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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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A visitor from United States posted Wed January 2, 2013:
What a fascinating combination of historic warplanes, warship & landmark. "Interwar" photos of this type are all too rare and I sincerely appreciate you posting it. (Oh, and F-8s rock!)

A visitor from - posted Sat August 11, 2012:
Those jets look so out of place on that old carrier.

A visitor from United States posted Sun May 27, 2012:
Great photo! Less bridge traffic in 1963 than today, eh?

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sat May 19, 2012:
Beautiful! Thanks for posting that amazing picture.

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