Our home for the next day, the USS Hornet.
The USS Hornet is on display in Alameda, CA.
Pack 163 scouts assembled for ship orientation.
Some Pack 163 scouts sitting on a torpedo in the torpedo room.
Pack 163 scouts ride an aerial torpedo.
The USS Horent’s huge anchor chains in the forcastle.
The USS Hornet control tower and bridge, seen from the flight deck.
The USS Hornet ship’s bell.
This Sikorsky Sea King helicopter recovered the crew of Gemini 4, and was restored for filming the movie “Apollo 13.”
Apollo command module CM-011A was flown on the suborbital flight AS-202 mission in 1966 to test the Service Module engines and the re-entry heat shield and parachutes. After splashdown it was recovered by the USS Hornet.