USS Hornet

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

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vnvetlester on February 12, 2013

Hello Bill,Thanks for the comments on my photo's.I was looking at the Hornet and thought about the tour I went on of the Yorktown at Charleston,Sc.They are some big ships.You mentioned the tunnel near Da Nang,you can view it good on google earth.I would like to go and see that myself.Look how much Chu Lai where I was stationed has changed.There are oil refineries and factory's everywhere.

Bill Cook on February 12, 2013

vnvetlester said: Hello Bill,Thanks for the comments on my photo's.I was looking at the Hornet and thought about the tour I went on of the Yorktown at Charleston,Sc.They are some big ships.You mentioned the tunnel near Da Nang,you can view it good on google earth.I would like to go and see that myself.Look how much Chu Lai where I was stationed has changed.There are oil refineries and factory's everywhere. Bill Cook replies: Chu Lai has no VN meaning. It's Chinese for Krulak, the general who thought that swamp was a good place for a base. We do business with a shop in Saigon. Excellent product, good price. And liked the food there too.

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Photo taken in Alameda Naval Complex (NGZ), Alameda, CA, USA

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  • Uploaded on December 8, 2012
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    by Bill Cook
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FS7
    • Taken on 2012/11/19 16:52:45
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 5.50mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash

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