U.S. Navy Admiral John Sidney McCain Jr. watches the launching of several Navy planes from the deck in the Mediterranean Sea.
Mediterranean Sea Date:1968, June 25 Duration:2 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Navy Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea. U.S. Navy A-4 Skyhawk being put on to the catapult of USS Independence (CVA-62). Rear view of the A-4C type aircraft revving up for launch. A part of E-2A Hawkeye aircraft is seen parked in the foreground. A-4C being launched from catapult. U.S. Navy Admiral John Sidney McCain Jr. (father of John S. McCain III) watches the launches. Lt. Commander on the bridge looks through binoculars. McCain in the foreground. Admiral smokes a long cigar and watches the launches. U.S. Navy Vice Admiral William I. Martin (Commander of the Sixth Fleet) and Admiral McCain on the bridge. Admiral puts his long cigar in his mouth on the bridge. Ships officers in the background. Admiral chats with Vice Admiral on the bridge and again places his cigar in his mouth. Martin smiles and talks with cigar in his mouth. U.S. Navy F-4J Phantom II type aircraft on catapult, ready for launch. Plane being launched.
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