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Post-WWII - 1946, USA Military: Mighty Carrier “FDR” On Shakedown Cruise

Reel Number: 220475-19

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1946,1940s

Country: USA

Location: Caribbean Sea

TC Begins: 15:50:21

TC Ends: 15:51:30

Duration: 00:01:09

Post-WWII - 1946, USA Military: Newly Built CV-42 Underway In Sea Trials Intertitle: Mighty Carrier “FDR’ On Shakedown Cruise 15:50:26 Aircraft carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV 42) test cruise in Caribbean sea seen from outside elevators while on way to Brazil for President’s inauguration. Planes on deck & taking off. 15:50:41 MS Captain Soucek. Plane crashes in water on takeoff. 15:50:56 Takeoff POV from plane & aerial of ship. Landings on carrier. Aerial of aircraft carrier. Post-WW2; Navy; NOTE: Commissioned 27Oct45.

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