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USS Yorktown (CVS-10) in formation with her escorts and some of her aircraft during Exercise Sea Imp, in 1966

The escorts are the guided missile destroyer USS Goldsborough (DDG-20) and the destroyers USS Taylor(DD-468) and USS Jenkins (DD-447) at left. The destroyer escort USS Bronstein (DE-1037) leads USS Hooper (DE-1026) and USS Bridget (DE-1024). Planes overhead include Grumman S-2E Trackers of Anit-Submarine Squadron 23 (VS-23) "Black Cats" and VS-25 "Golden Eagles", a Grumman E-1B Tracer of Carrier Airborne Warning Squadron 11 Det.T "Early Eleven" and Sikorsky SH-3A Sea Kings from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4 (HS-4) "Black Knights". All squadrons were assigned to Carrier Anti-Submarine Air Group 55 (CVSG-55) aboard the Yorktown for a deployment to the Western Pacific and Vietnam from 5 January to 27 July 1966.
USS Midway (CV-41) and USS Coral Sea (CV-43) sailing alongside USS Enterprise (CVN-65) during FleetEx 83-1. The escorts include 2 Hamilton-class cutter, 2 Charles F Adams class DDGs and a Garcia class frigate

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