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Transporting remains of those who lost their lives in the fire aboard USS Oriskany, October 26, 1966.

A pallet containing several flag-draped coffins of those who perished in the October 26, 1966 fire, aboard the USS Oriskany (CVA-34) are lowered to a pier from the ship, by crane. Several clergymen in robes stand on the pier. A flag on ship at half mast. Honor guard on pier with rifles. Sailors wheel the pallet of coffins across the pier. U.S. Navy Catholic Chaplain, Fr.Conall Richard Coughlin (who is stationed at Subic Bay) and the ship's Chaplain (Lt Commander) officiate on the ship's deck as coffins are placed on pallets.(The ship's own Catholic Chaplain, LCDR William John Garrity, perished, performing his duties, on October, 26, 1966, and is among these dead ). Sailors aboard the Oriskany open boxes of American flags as they prepare the coffins for transfer. Honor guard with rifles stand at parade rest on the pier. Church officials on the pier. A C-130 transport aircraft sits nearby with its rear door open ready to receive the coffins.

Date: 1966, October 28
Duration: 2 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Scenes of Burial at Sea, for Lieutenant Commander Omar R. Ford, on the USS Oriskany (CVA-34) in the Philippine Sea

Following the tragic fire aboard the USS Oriskany (CVA-34) on October 26, 1966, remains of all 44 who died were returned to their families for burial, except for Lieutenant Commander Omar R. Ford, who's will requested burial at sea. Accordingly, on November 6, 1966, while the Oriskany was underway way to San Diego, from Subic Bay, a funeral with full military honors was conducted on board and Commander Ford's body was committed to the deep in the Philippine Sea. Marines form honor guard in full dress uniforms. Bugler holds trumpet. A Navy Commander and a Lt. Commander stand at attention. Group of ship's officers acting as pallbearers, stand by the flag-draped body. The ship's company in formation in dress whites. The Destroyer, USS Chevalier (DD-805) visible in water nearby. Ship's Captain, John H. Iarrobino, walks across the flight deck to a podium and speaks. Sailors with heads bowed. Pallbearers commit the body to the deep. Marine honor guard fire rifle salutes. Bugler plays taps. Officers salute. Pallbearers ceremoniously fold the American Flag into triangle and present to the Captain. Ceremony is ended.

Date: 1966, November 6
Duration: 5 min 40 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Remains of 44 killed in fire on USS Oriskany, are moved from the ship to the shore at Subic Bay, Philippines

Remains of 44 who lost their lives in the fire on October 26, 1966, aboard the U.S. Aircraft Carrier, USS Oriskany (CVA-34) are respectfully covered by American flags and placed on platforms for transfer from the ship to the shore at Subic Bay Naval Station, Philippines. U.S.Navy Catholic Chaplain, Fr.Conall Richard Coughlin, who is stationed at Subic Bay assists the ship's Chaplain (Commander) in performing final religious rites over the flag-draped bodies.( The ship's Catholic Chaplain, LCDR William John Garrity, lost his own life, heroically serving the injured on October, 26, 1966). The bodies are transferred by crane to the dock, below where an honor guard stands. Sailors carry individual flag-draped coffins. Clergymen in ceremonial garb lead sailors carrying a coffin.

Date: 1966, October 28
Duration: 1 min 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Japanese watch through scientific instruments as rocket is launched in Japan.

Japan fails in its first attempt to put a satellite into the orbit in Japan. The Japanese rocket on the launch pad. A Japanese talks on headsets. Japanese work in Tokyo university of space and aeronautics institute. Japanese watch through scientific instruments. The rocket is launched. Rocket fails.

Date: 1966, September 29
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The mother (Michiko) and the father (Akihito) accompany Prince Hiro on his first day to school in Tokyo, Japan.

Six year old Prince Hiro, grandson of Emperor Hirohito of Japan, goes to school in Tokyo, Japan. Children sit in the school's hall. The Prince sits in the front row. The mother (Michiko) and the father (Akihito) of the Prince sit behind the children's rows. Teachers of the school bow to greet the children. The children do the same. The parents of the Prince see him as he sits with other children.

Date: 1966, April 14
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. officers at USAF (United States Air Force) command post in Palomares, Spain after the 1966 B-52 crash.

U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy officers in Palomares, Spain after a United States Air Forces Strategic Air Command B-52 bomber crash incident and during aircraft salvage operations of 1966. Civilians stand around outside a command tent at Camp Wilson. U.S. RADM (Rear Admiral) William A. Guest, USAF Major General Delmar E. Wilson, U.S. Ambassador to Spain Angier Biddle Duke, Spanish Minister of Health and Spanish Minister of Air come out of the command tent and get into cars. A car pulls away. A group of officers approaches a helicopter pad area. A civilian with a Spanish high ranking officer. A civilian photographer photographs the group. A Spanish helicopter in the helicopter area. Several dignitaries alongside the helicopter. Women guests get off the helicopter assisted by the Spanish officer. A group of Spanish teenagers looks on. A large group at the helicopter area. Dignitaries including RADM Guest, Major General Wilson and many civilians depart from tent. They walk down a road at the USAF Command Post.

Date: 1966, March 8
Duration: 2 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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