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USS KITTY HAWK   (CVA-63)
(later CV-63)

Memorabilia
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Christening
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk
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101k

Christening of the USS Kitty Hawk, May 21, 1960. New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey.

Ron Reeves
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-cp02
74k

Christening of the USS Kitty Hawk, May 21, 1960. Program.

Ron Reeves
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-cp03
86k

Christening of the USS Kitty Hawk, May 21, 1960. The sponsor, Mrs. Neil H. McElroy, wife of the former U.S. Secretary of Defense.

Ron Reeves
Builders Trials
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-bt01
59k

Builders Trials, 21–24 February 1961.

Ron Reeves
Commissioning
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-cm01
50k

Commissioning invitation. Saturday, 29 April 1961, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ron Reeves
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-cm02
83k

Commissioning program. Saturday, 29 April 1961, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ron Reeves
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-cm03
105k

Commissioning Ceremony.

Ron Reeves
Miscellany
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-mi01r
192k

Letter from CAPT W.F. Bringle to the ship's crew, 16 September 1961.

Ron Reeves
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-mi02r
133k

Christmas Menu, 1961.

Ron Reeves
"Welcome Aboard"
CV-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-wa00
116k

Welcome aboard plaque, from the ship's quaterdeck.

Ron Reeves
CV-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-wa01
95k

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Richard Miller, BMCS, USNR (Ret.)
Models
CV-63 Kitty Hawk
NS-cv63-mo01
72k

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Courtesy of Joel Rosen, Motion Models
"Kitty Hawk News"
Vol. I, No. 5, October 31, 1961 — Contributed by Curtis Hannah

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Page 1
271k

NS-cv63-khn6110-02
Page 2
453k

NS-cv63-khn6110-03
Page 3
456k

NS-cv63-khn6110-04
Page 4
391k

NS-cv63-khn6110-05
Page 5
318k

NS-cv63-khn6110-06
Page 6
514k

NS-cv63-khn6110-07
Page 7
444k

NS-cv63-khn6110-08
Page 8
374k
Patches

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54k
USS Kitty Hawk
Contributed by Mike Smolinski

NS-cv63-pa02
18k
USS Kitty Hawk, CVA-63
Contributed by Mike Smolinski

NS-cv63-pa03
46k
USS Kitty Hawk, CV-63,
40th Anniversary
Contributed by Mike Smolinski

NS-cv63-pa04
45k
USS Kitty Hawk, CV-63,
"First in flight"
Designed by A.J. Heinrich, HMC(AW), USN (Ret.)
Contributed by Mike Smolinski

NS-cv63-pa05
11k
USS Kitty Hawk, CV-63
Contributed by Joe Radigan

NS-cv63-pa13
176k
USS Kitty Hawk CV-63
CVW-15
WESTPAC 70-80
Contributed by Tommy Trampp

NS-cv63-pa14
20k
HS-4 VRC-30 VQ-5 VF-111 VFA-27 VA-52 VAQ-134 VFA-97 VF-51 VS-37 VAW-114
WESTPAC '94
WOLFPACK'S LAST HUNT
Contributed by Tommy Trampp

NS-cv63-pa15
156k
USS KITTY HAWK (CV-63)
WESTPAC '97
TIGER CRUISE '97
Contributed by Tommy Trampp

NS-cv63-pa16
16k
CENTENNIAL 100th OF FLIGHT
CVW-5
1903–2003
KITTY HAWK-WESTPAC
Contributed by Tommy Trampp

NS-cv63-pa06
32k
Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5
+ USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)
1998–2008
Contributed by Ron Reeves

NS-cv63-pa17
6k
RIMPAC 2000
BILATERAL FORCE
NEVER GIVE UP!
Contributed by Tommy Trampp

NS-cv63-pa18
136k
USS KITTY HAWK CV-63
CAW (sic) FIVE
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN
Contributed by Tommy Trampp

NS-cv63-pa07
55k
Commander Task Force 70/75,
Surface Force, Battle Force, CarGru Five
Contributed by Ron Reeves

NS-cv63-pa08
52k
Battle Force Seventh Fleet,
CTF 70
First to Fight
Contributed by Ron Reeves

NS-cv63-pa09
17k
CPO Mess, Mt. Fuji
Contributed by Ron Reeves

NS-cv63-pa10
47k
Carrier Strike Group Five
Contributed by Ron Reeves
 

NS-cv63-pa11
61k
Kitty Hawk Centurion
Contributed by Tommy Trampp

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122k
USS Kitty Hawk CV-63, West Pac, VFA-192 World Famous Golden Dragons
Contributed by Tommy Trampp
 

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