USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) leaves the Naval Air Station Alameda in San Francisco bay. Large crowd on the pier near the USS Coral Sea (CVA-43). People look toward the ship. Crowds on the pier next to the USS Coral Sea. Man looks down on the pier. Aircraft parked forward on the flight deck. Large crowd gathered around the after brow. A young sailor and his girl friend. The girl has her arms around the sailor's neck. Other people in the general vicinity. Two sailors with girl friends on the pier. Chief petty officer and his wife standing on the pier. Chief petty officer has his arm around his wife and kisses her. Three sailors and their girl friends sitting on the edge of pier with their backs to the ship. Sailors kiss their girl friends during their last few moments prior to ship's departure for far Pacific. Large crowds on the pier. Guests depart the ship. Sailor carry his infant and with his wife walk alongside. Sailor and his wife embracing on the pier. Personnel board the ship. Dependents are look on. A few sailors are still on the pier. Guests depart from ship over the brow. Large crowd, some around the after brow. Sailor embraces his wife. Large crowd assembled on the pier at the after brow. Mobile crane ready to remove the brows. Mobile crane picks up after brow for removal. Some dependents seen.
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