USS Coral Sea underway in the Gulf of Tonkin during Vietnam War. USS Coral Sea, an aircraft carrier underway in the Gulf of Tonkin. U.S. Navy A-4E aircraft comes in for landing aboard USS Coral Sea. A-1J aircraft in a landing pattern as it is being recovered aboard. U.S. Navy A-1H aircraft takes a wave off over the deck of the aircraft carrier. U.S. Navy RF-8A aircraft comes in for landing and lands on the deck. U.S. Navy A-1J and C-2A also come in and land one by one. Two U.S. Navy F-4B aircraft land on the deck of the carrier. Aerial view of a destroyer escort underway at sea. A destroyer underway at sea. U.S. Navy KA-3B flies over the wake of USS Coral Sea. Another KA-3B aircraft comes in and lands at the deck.
U.S. Navy aircraft in flight over South China Sea during the Vietnam War. A United States destroyer underway in the Gulf of Tonkin of South China Sea. United States aircraft carrier underway at sea. U.S. Navy F-4B aircraft in flight. Another F-4B aircraft in flight. F-4B aircraft in formation flight. U.S. Navy A-6A aircraft in flight.
U.S. Navy aircraft in flight over South China Sea during Vietnam War. U.S. Navy KA-3B aircraft with a fuel hose as it is in flight over South China Sea. Fuel hose and fuel basket attached to the aircraft. KA-3B refuels an aircraft under it. KA-3B pulls away from the aircraft. KA-3B in flight drawing in the fuel hose. Fuel hose connected to the fueling nozzle of an aircraft.
Red Shirts(Aviation ordnance crews) are seen at work on deck of the U.S. Aircraft Carrier, USS Coral Sea. They load bombs on pylon of an A-4E displaying "VA-153"(Attack Squadron 153) on its fuselage and tail code "NL" of Carrier Air Wing 15. Yellow shirt, flight deck director speaks in microphone. An E-2A tactical Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft is catapulted.Yellow shirt giving rev-up to A-4E aircraft , launch signal is given. A-4E takes off. Planes take off the deck in succession. A-3B is given a launch signal by an officer , plane takes off. Smoke is generated as the planes takes off.
Blue shirt, flight deck crewmen seen under an A-4E. Pilot looking into cockpit of another A-4E.Plane captain (brown shirt) and an armorer (red shirt) under the plane. Catapult and arresting gear crew (green shirts) set up a catapult. Island of the carrier (Coral Sea,CVA-43) in background. Red shirt armorers crawling over an aircraft. Squadron maintenance (green shirts) work on nose radar of an F-4B. Pilot seen earlier, climbs into cockpit of his A-4E. Tractor backs A-3B down over deck. It is parked on side of a E-2A .
USS Providence (CLG-6) underway in the South China Sea off South Vietnam. A plotting room aboard USS Providence with various stations manned. A crewman works over a map in the plotting room. He uses various instruments to draw grids on charts. A man writes information on a clipboard and an officer uses sound-powered phones. A man operates Mark 8 Able computer in the plotting room. The man turns a small handle at the side of the computer during adjustment. The computer shows two dials in motion. A plotting officer with a salvo computer in right background. A salvo operator wearing phones looks toward left to the plotting room officer. A man's both hands on the triggers for firing of the guns. The salvo operator talks over a phone. A starboard beam view of the USS Providence at a sea off the coast of South Vietnam. An officer and two crewmen work over an MK I Able computer on CIC aboard the USS Providence.