United States Navy Cruise Book Collection
The United States Navy produces Cruise Books that document the daily life of officers and crew members on voyages or deployments. Primarily a photographic record, the Cruise Books often exceed 500 pages and produce one of the best accounts of their voyages available to the public. Our collection focuses on United States Aircraft Carriers.
USS Coral Sea CVA-43
Forming a vital part of the atlantic and Sixth Fleet she has become a familiar sight in the various ports of the Mediterranean. Her primary peace time missions are that of training and good will.
Carrier Air Group Fifteen Com Car Div Five Western Pacific Cruise 1960-61. Roster of Officers and Crew Members is also available.
USS Enterprise CVN-65
On June 28, 1996, Enterprise began it 15th overseas deployment. The Big E enforced no-fly zones in two of the world's most critical area, Bosnia-Herzegovina (Operation Joint Endeavor) and Iraq (Operation Southern Watch), flying nearly 5,000 missions.
Seventh Deployment for this the USS Enterprise. Book documents their Mediterranean Cruise 98-99 - A visual Record of the deployement of this Enterprise Class Nuclear-powered Aircraft Carrier. 696 Pages.
USS Nimitz CVN-68
Sixth Deployment for this Vessel. Book documents their Mediterranean Cruise 1982-1983. Includes photographs of crew members along with crew activities on and off the carrier.
Ninth? Deployment for this vessel. Book documents their Operation Iragi Freedom cruise from 2002 - 2003. A visual record of this deployment of this Nuclear-powered Aircraft Carrier. 496 Pages.
USS Ranger CVA-61
Third Deployment for this vessel. Book documents their Western Pacific Cruise
USS Saratoga CVA-60
First Deployment for this vessel. Book documents their Mediterranean Cruise
USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71
Eighth? Deployment for this vessel. Carrier Air Wing Eight (CVW 8) Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003 Cruise Book 544 Pages - Similar to an expanded version of high school yearbook - it provides a visual record of the deployment of this Aircraft Carrier in 2003. (Two Copies)