Exhausted sailors survey damage aboard USS Forrestal following rocket detonations and conflagration in Gulf of Tonkin Vietnam.
Gulf of Tonkin Vietnam Date:1967, July 29 Duration:1 min 26 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Gulf of Tonkin,Vietnam. USS Forrestal (CV-59) following a massive fire due to electrical malfunction and detonation of a Zuni rocket. Ruins of damaged F-4B Phantoms and other aircraft scattered all over the deck area. Sailors appear exhausted. They survey damage and walk among ruins. Men with forklifts clear the debris from all over the flight deck area. Men walk through the remains and fire hoses spread all over the deck area. A sailor carries a fire axe.
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