CVA-34 USS Oriskany
Approaching the fantail of the Oriskany. Note the "straight deck" - there is no option of the "bolter" here.
From Ed Copher
VA 164 Skyhawks AH 406, AH 412 & AH 413 USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
M-117, 500-pound and 1000-pound bombs line the carrier's flight deck during Vietnam War combat operations in the South China Sea, 21 August 1966.
Planes parked nearby include A-4, F-8 and A-1 types.
Photographed by PHAA C.B. Vesper.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph - Photo #: USN 1118303.
From Gary Verver
USS Oriskany A-4E Memorial
Virtual Wall - Vietnam Veterans Memorial - USS Oriskany CVA-34
Oriskany Reunion Association
USS Oriskany and Lexington:
The USS Oriskany being towed out of the Port of Corpus Christi TX to be sunk as an artificial reef off Pensacola, FL. The Oriskany ia passing by another legend, the U.S.S. Lexington, now a museum at the port entrance.