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54 Years Ago this Film Captured USS FORRESTAL WestPac Departure

Created: 6/6/2021

From: Norfolk NOB to South Atlantic Flight Ops after Rio de Janeiro Liberty departure

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Program - Events/Destinations

  1. 06 June 1967 - Departure – Norfolk Naval Base Pier 12
  2. 20 June 1967 - Shellback Ceremony (Equator off Coast of Brazil)
  3. 23 June 1967 - Arrival Rio de Janeiro (Jun 23 to Jun 26)
  4. June-July 1967 - Flight Deck OPS enroute Subic Bay

Thank You GMGC Greer and to other shipmates that donated this 8mm footage to FID Assn (21 min)

Take Care Now,

Paul H. Friedman
Communications Manager - USS FORRESTAL CVA/CV/AVT-59 Association
USS Forrestal CVA-59 Crewmember, AO3, G Div., WestPac Cruise 1967
USS Forrestal Association Lifetime Member

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