USS ENTERPRISE, CVAN-65 to CVN-65. The story of the US Navy's first nuclear powered aircraft carrier. Includes B&W and full color photos of the ship, its details, and its airwing - both inside & out in Detail & Scale. --OUT
USS Enterprise, CVAN-65/CVN-65 In this series of Squadron/Signal publication, emphasis is on the physical details of the ship being covered. From bow to stern and from the mast top to th keel, the ship's details are recorded with extensive photography. A record of the ship's history is also presented, showing changes made during yard periods and overhauls. Includes modeler's section and a review of existing kits. 8 pages of color.
This Enterprise is the nuclear aircraft carrier whose construction was begun in 1958 as CVAN-65, the very first nuclear powered aircraft carrier. Now designated, CVN-65, Enterprise remains an active ship in commissioned service.
A final chapter is devoted to review of commercial model kits available, pointing out the author's likes and dislikes of the kits.
This book is great for Enterprise vets, for ship buffs in general, and for modelers.