Photo #: 80-G-687790
USS Forrestal (CVA-59)
Catapults a FJ-3 "Fury" jet fighter from a midships catapult, during shakedown operations, 12 March 1956.
Another FJ-3, of Fighter Squadron 21 (VF-21) and a F2H-3 "Banshee" are being readied for launching from the bow catapults.
Photographed by N.W. Bitzer.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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22 May 2001