Aircraft carrier, USS America, Nov 1968
Reference Number: 35mm-18457-29-F
Boardside view of the aircraft carrier, USS America, at sea during a visit to New Zealand. Photographs taken November 1968 by Morrie Hill.
Aircraft carrier, USS America, Reference Number 35mm-18457-F (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) (Individual image on negative strip)Cellulose triacetate film negative, 35mm. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Originally ordered as an Enterprise-class nuclear carrier. Rising costs caused the ship to be reordered as a conventionally powered Kitty Hawk-class carrier. Construction began on 1 January 1961 at Newport News, Virginia by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp. Launched 1 February 1964. Scuttled on 14 May 2005 off the North Carolina Coast (Info - Wikipedia).
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