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USA - Navy
Vought F-8... Crusader
Off-Airport - San Francisco
USA - California, April 17, 1963
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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