U S Navy 1950s Cold War

U S Navy 1950s Cold War

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U S Navy cruise books from the USS Shangri-La (CVA 38) 1956-1957. Two deployments to WesPac (the Western Pacific). These were the first two overseas cruises for the ship after its conversion to steam catapults and adding an angled deck.

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First Western Pacific cruise of the USS Shangri-La (CVA 38) after conversion

The following images are from the first cruise of the Shangri-La (The Shang) after its coversion to be the first carrier in the fleet equipped with a canted deck and steam catapults. We visited ports in Japan, Okinawa, Hong Kong, and Manila in the Philippines.

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Created:
6/10/2007
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6/10/2007
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