S Navy Aircraft Carrier USS Intrepid was primarily designed as an anti-submarine warfare support carrier; it also functioned as an attack carrier in support of the Seventh Fleet operations in Vietnam, October
USS Intrepid was an Essex-class aircraft carrier that saw extensive service during World War II. Campaigning in the Pacific, USS Intrepid later took part in the Vietnam War. USS Intrepid later became a museum ship in New York City.
Hellcat aircraft of Fighting Squadron 8 warm up on USS Intrepid's flight deck, photo 2 of probably during stateside shakedown training
Five kamikazes hit the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid during the Battle of Leyte Gulf on November 25, 1944. The fireball from one of these attacking suicide planes can be clearly seen in this picture. [740x545]
"Burial at sea for the officers and men of the USS Intrepid who lost their lives when the carrier was hit by Japanese bombs during operations in the Philippines." By Lt. Barrett Gallagher, November 1944 Visions of a World Lost