China (nation) -- Hong Kong (semi–independent political entity) -- Hong Kong Island (area) -- Hong Kong (island)
Subject Source: Places (Getty Thesaurus Of Geographic Names)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CB 1943-1968
Identifier: CB 1966
Identifier: CB 1967
Scope and Contents Newsletter: Tiger Tracks. "Homeward Bound." VA-34, 1967 -The newsletter recounts places Intrepid traveled to, letters to the editors, information on plane captains, and highlights of Intrepid's cruise as they head back to the States.
Overview The Fred Lugar Papers consist of mostly postcards bought and sent while serving on Intrepid from April 1, 1967 to May 1, 1968. Two letters and five postcards are addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Bud Whittaker, Lugar's aunt and uncle. In them, he discusses topics such as Ports of Call, items he bought in port, visiting the Great Buddha and the zoo in Japan, strikes against North Vietnam, rank promotion, Intrepid in the Tonkin Gulf, visiting Hong Kong, and other family goings on. 14 other postcards...
Scope and Contents The Gerald McDonald letters contain correspondence between McDonald and his cousin Patsy, her husband, Dick, and their daughter, Charlene. The letters discuss family life, McDonald's impending marriage to Clem, then fiancé, now wife, life aboard the Intrepid, various ports of call McDonald has visited and the often negative reception the crew has received, and what items family members want sent back from the various ports.
Overview James Richard Jones, who went by Jim, was the Aircraft Maintenance Officer with attack squadron VA-34, which was embarked on board the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CV-11) in 1967. His diary chronicles his time aboard USS Intrepid and mentioned several major events in Intrepid's history at that time.