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2017.21 Christopher Nolte Collection

Donation of 220 color slides relating to LCDR Vernon Nolte and his career in the Naval Reserve during his time onboard USS Oriskany and its visit to Cuba, circa 1950s-1960s. Images consist of views of Oriskany (CV-34), including: up-close, at sea, the hanger deck, and flight deck (including E-2 Hawkeye, F-8, A-7, A-4, & A-3), landings/take-off; the USS Constellation in San Diego Bay, 1965; the collection also includes a series of images at NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1957 – consisting of aircraft, control tower, various base buildings, aerials taken from aircraft. Miscellaneous imagery includes unidentified ships in Charleston, SC (1966); NAS Miami buildings and aerials; and NAS Minneapolis runway and aircraft.
Title: Christopher Nolte Collection
Caption: Collection photo # 2017.21.01 - F-8 Crusaders on the flight deck of USS Oriskany (CV-34)
Description: Donation of 220 color slides relating to LCDR Vernon Nolte and his career in the Naval Reserve during his time onboard USS Oriskany and its visit to Cuba, circa 1950s-1960s. Images consist of views of Oriskany (CV-34), including: up-close, at sea, the hanger deck, and flight deck (including E-2 Hawkeye, F-8, A-7, A-4, & A-3), landings/take-off; the USS Constellation in San Diego Bay, 1965; the collection also includes a series of images at NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1957 – consisting of aircraft, control tower, various base buildings, aerials taken from aircraft. Miscellaneous imagery includes unidentified ships in Charleston, SC (1966); NAS Miami buildings and aerials; and NAS Minneapolis runway and aircraft.
Accession #: 2017
Catalog #: 2017.21
Donor: Christopher Nolte
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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