Aviation ordnance men screw flanges on bombs and push them into an elevator on USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) in the Gulf of Tonkin.
Gulf of Tonkin Vietnam Date:1964, August 20 Duration:2 min 51 sec Sound:NO SOUND
USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) in the Gulf of Tonkin. Two seamen mount a fin on a 1000 Pound (lb.) bomb. A man screws a flange on the tail section using a spatter type wrench on the extreme end. Another man carries a bomb on a trolley and pushes it into an elevator and closes its door. He puts another bomb in the elevator. A man mounts a tail fin on a 250 lb. Bomb on a bomb cart in a workshop. An aviation ordnance man screws a flange on a bomb and pushes three bombs into the elevator and pulls down the door.
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