Aircraft take off from the flight deck of USS Ticonderoga underway in the Gulf of Tonkin.
Gulf of Tonkin Vietnam Date:1964, August 19 Duration:2 min 51 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Re-enactment of events that took place during the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, 2-5 August 1964. USS Ticonderoga underway in the Gulf of Tonkin. A catapult officer gives an aircraft take off signal aboard the ship. U.S. Navy A-4E Skyhawk and F-8E Crusader aircraft taxi up to a catapult. The RF-8A aircraft takes off from the port catapult. The A-4E aircraft takes off. A U.S. Navy A-3B Skywarrior aircraft on the catapult. An A-1H Skyraider taxis on the flight deck. USS Maddox underway. Number '731' written on the port bow of the ship. USS Maddox makes a sharp starboard turn.
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