Photo #: USN 1041841
USS Independence (CVA-62)
Photographed in April 1959, during her shakedown cruise.
Planes on deck include the following types:
Douglas A3D "Skywarrior" (including Bu # 135420, an A3D-1);
Douglas A4D-2 "Skyhawk" (including Bu #s 142708 and 142712);
McDonnell F3H-2 "Demon" (including Bu #s 143434, 143447, 143448 and 143474);
Vought F8U-1 "Crusader" (including Bu #s 145386 and 145429).
Note paint pattern on the carrier's landing path.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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30 October 2001