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.
NOTE: Commissioned 27Oct45.