Ordinance transfer from the ship's magazines to the flight deck of USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14)
Gulf of Tonkin Vietnam Date:1964, August 14 Duration:53 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Ordinance being moved to the flight deck of the Aircraft Carrier, USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) during re-enactment of the Gulf of Tonkin incident, that occurred 2-5 August, 1964. A 1000 pound bomb arrives at the flight deck on an elevator. T. L. Billingsly pulls the bomb from the bomb elevator on a small bomb cart. J. E. Danial unloads rockets from the elevator on a trailer. 250 pound fragmentation bombs come up on the elevator, a handle is attached to a small cart. Three of the bombs are pulled off. A 1000 pound bomb comes up the elevator to the flight deck level. R. A. Eggan pulls the bomb from the elevator onto the flight deck.
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