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Details about  USS SHANGRI LA CVS-38 MEDITERRANEAN DEPLOYMENT CRUISE BOOK YEAR LOG 1969

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THIS IS A ORIGINAL VINTAGE UNITED STATES NAVY ** EXTREMELY RARE ** CRUISE BOOK FOR THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS SHANGRI LA CVA-38 MEDITERRANEAN DEPLOYMENT 1969. PUBLISHED BY THE OFFICERS & CREW OF THE USS SHANGRI LA AS A PERMANENT RECORD OF THE SHIPS ACTIVITIES DURING HER 1969 MED DEPLOYMENT. HARD COVERED BOOK MEASURES 9" X 12" PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH 255 PAGES PHOTOS OF THE SHIP, OFFICERS & CREW MEMBERS. THIS BOOK FEATURES >>> COMMANDING OFFICER CAPTAIN W. S. NELSON - EXECUTIVE OFFICER J. W. ROBERTS - CREW PHOTOS. ADMINISTRATION - AIR - COMMUNICATIONS - DECK - ENGINEERING - MARINE DETACHMENT - MEDICAL - NAVIGATION - OPERATIONS - SUPPLY AND WEAPONS DEPARTMENTS. DEPARTURE JANUARY 7, 1969 - TURNOVER DAY GIBRALTER - UNDERWAY TIME - LIFE AT SEA - FLIGHT OPERATIONS. CARRIER AIR WING EIGHT - VA-12 - VA-72 - VA-172 - VF-13 - VF-62 - VFP-63 - VAW-121 AND HC-2. BATTLE GROUP PHOTOS - REPLENISHMENT AT SEA. PORTS OF CALL - MALTA - ITALY - FRANCE - SPAIN - GREECE. FLIGHT DECK ACTIVITIES - CRUISE BOOK STAFF. THIS IS IS A DEFINITIVE, AUTHORITATIVE AND DETAILED HISTORY OF SHIPS ACTIVITIES AT SEA DURING 1969 MED DEPLOYMENT. BOOK IS IN VERY GOOD PRE-OWNED CONDITION - PLEASE SEE SCAN.

DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN THIS HISTORICAL U.S. NAVAL CRUISE BOOK. THIS IS A 42 YEAR OLD CRUISE BOOK FOR A GALLANT U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT CARRIER. 

PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO VISIT MY E-BAY STORE TO SEE MY 1000 U.S. NAVY CRUISE BOOKS FOR SALE, U.S. NAVY SHIP LAUNCH - CHRISTENING - COMMISSIONING PROGRAMS. NAVAL SHIP COVERS, HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS, ANTIQUE NAVAL PHOTO ALBUMS. ALL KINDS OF GREAT NAVAL ITEMS.

PLEASE REVIEW MY 4000 POSITIVE E-BAY FEEDBACKS FOR CUSTOMER SATISFACTION & SERVICE. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS E-MAIL THE U.S. NAVAL HISTORY STORE. SHIPPING IN THE USA IS $FREE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE PRIORITY DELIVERY CONFIRMATION MAIL. NO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS. 

USS Shangri-La (CV-38, later CVA-38 and CVS-38), 1944-1988

USS Shangri-La, a 27,100-ton Ticonderoga class aircraft carrier, was built at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia. Commissioned in September 1944, she went to the Pacific early in 1945 to join the war against Japan. Her combat operations began in late April, with an attack on Okino Daito Jima, followed by strikes on Okinawa and the Japanese home islands over the next four months. During much of that time, she served as flagship of Task Forces 38 and 58. After Japan's surrender, Shangri-La remained in the western Pacific until October 1945. The carrier was active in 1946 and into 1947, participating in the Operation "Crossroads" atomic bomb tests and making a cruise to Australia. She was decommissioned in November 1947 and entered the Pacific Reserve Fleet.

Recommissioned in May 1951, Shangri-La served with the Atlantic Fleet until November 1952, when she decommissioned to receive a combined SCB-27C and SCB-125 modernization. She had been reclassified CVA-38 in October 1952, and, when the upgrade work was completed and she recommissioned in January 1955, the carrier featured a greatly changed appearance, with angled flight deck, enclosed bow, new island, steam catapults and many other improvements. Shangri-La spent the next five years with the Pacific Fleet, making several cruises with the Seventh Fleet in the Far East.

Shangri-La transferred to the Atlantic in March 1960, and began a series of deployments to the Mediterranean Sea early in the next year, alternating with Second Fleet service nearer to the U.S. She was reclassified CVS-38 in June 1969, in preparation a new anti-submarine warfare support role, but continued to carry an attack air group for her final overseas cruise. This voyage, beginning in March 1970, took Shangri-La through the south Atlantic and Indian Ocean to take part in Vietnam combat operations. Upon return to the U.S. east coast in December 1970, she began inactivation preparations, leading to a final decommissioning in July 1971 and lay up at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. USS Shangri-La was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register in July 1982 and sold for scrapping in August 1988.

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