F-11 Tiger and other aircraft landing on USS Forrestal in the Atlantic Ocean, and Destroyer refueling operations at sea.
Atlantic Ocean Date:1959 Duration:3 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
View from an aircraft in flight, of Grumman F11F-1 Tiger aircraft shooting touch and go landings on the diagonal deck of the U.S. Aircraft Carrier, USS Forrestal (CV-59), while underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Grumman C-1A Trader comes in for landing, followed by a Douglas AD-6 Skyraider displaying tail code AJ of Carrier Group 8 (CVG-8). It is followed by an AD-5Q with tail code GD of VAW-33 DET.42, Night Hawks. (This aircraft folds its wings immediately after landing.) A Douglas A3D Skywarrior lands. Crew clearing deck of aircraft. The A3D being moved to the hangar deck. Douglas delta-wing A-4 Skyhawk on the elevator. A Grumman F-11 being moved into the hangar. Regulus and Sidewinder missiles on racks below the deck. U.S. Navy Destroyer USS Gyatt (DD-712) pulls up alongside the Forrestal for refueling. Hoses being used for the purpose. Terrier missiles on the deck of the Destroyer. The Destroyer USS Charles Ware (DD-865) underway and refueling in rough seas. Her bow plunges in and out of the water and her deck is awash.
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