Aviation Photo #2104609: Vought F-8... Crusader - USA - Navy


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • RAScholefield Collection
    USA - Navy
    Vought F-8... Crusader
    Vought V-383 F8U/F-8 Crusader
    Vought V-383 F8U/F-8 Crusader
    Vought
    San Francisco
    California
    USA
    April 17, 1963
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#2104609
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May 15, 2012
Caption
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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Comments (5)

Anonymous
4 years ago
Amazing!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Beautiful! Thanks for posting that amazing picture.
Anonymous
4 years ago
Great photo! Less bridge traffic in 1963 than today, eh?
Anonymous
4 years ago
Those jets look so out of place on that old carrier.
Anonymous
3 years ago
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!)