USS Forrestal (CV 59)
SUNRISE at Pier 4
on June 30, 2012
by Byron Huart of New York Travel
Byron Huart posted the video "REMEMBERING THE 1967 CV-59 USS FORRESTAL
FIRE45 YEARS AGO" In memory of those whom perished aboard
the USS Forrestal on July 29,1967 while conducting combat operations on
North Vietnam from
"Yankee Station" in the Gulf of Tonkin. The photos herein
are from that video.
In 2014 the vessel will be towed
to ALL STAR METALS LLC In Brownsville, Texas
and be scrapped.