Operation Sea Orbit ships underway and U.S. Navy personnel meet their relatives after returning from unreplenished cruise.
Norfolk Virginia USA Date:1964 Duration:4 min 10 sec Sound:Yes
Operation Sea Orbit of the U.S. Navy's Task Force One, during its round the world two-month cruise. Nuclear powered surface ships seen underway: Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65), a guided missile cruiser USS Long Beach (CGN-9), USS Bainbridge (CGN-25), a guided missile cruiser. U.S. Navy personnel on the bridge of a U.S. Navy ship. Visiting dignitaries emerge from a U.S. Navy aircraft aboard USS Enterprise (CVN-65). A dignitary inspects the Enterprise honor guard. The ship commander and other men including the dignitary sit in reviewing stand to watch the fire power demonstration. The aircraft being readied for takeoff from the deck of USS Enterprise. A signal officer gives signal. F-4 aircraft take off from carrier deck. Aircraft and crew members on the deck in the foreground. Another F-4 takes off and then a F-11 Tiger takes off. The visitors on the deck. The aircraft fly in formation. The dignitaries watching the aircraft in flight. A close up of the aircraft flying in formation. A sidewinder missile is fired and hits its target. Explosion in air. An aircraft in flight. Zuni rockets are fired at a water-based target and a big splash is seen. The Foreign dignitaries, officer and Commander of Task Force One, Rear Admiral Bernard M. Strean, seated on the deck talking to the visiting guests. Scene from R&R as the task force Navy personnel shop for different items from a shop in Pakistan. A sailor tries out a bullwhip. A snake charmer plays an instrument and does tricks with a cobra snake. The personnel look at a horse. They sit on horses and ride horses. The Nuclear Task Force One ships underway. A bow of a ship cutting through the water. People stand on a dock to welcome the Nuclear Task Force One on arrival in Norfolk Virginia. The Ship arrives at the dock. Several views of the waiting families waving and smiling. The Navy personnel disembark the ship. They meet their relatives and children. A sailor kisses a woman. U.S. Navy sailors reuniting with family members.
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