Daniel relaxing in the captain's chair
aboard USS Dwight D.
Eisenhower, CV-69 while the nuclear powered aircraft carrier
was visiting Halifax,
Nova Scotia in 1997. It just doesn't
get much better than this!
The author exploring another famous
submersible, the 'Turtle'
at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut. A
terrific 'hands on' display
is a highlight of the museum. *
One of the small fire trucks used
aboard USS Dwight D
Eisenhower, CVN-69, to fight any fire that might erupt during
aircraft operations. The
deck of a carrier is said to
be the most dangerous working environment in the world.
The author standing on an AIR-2
Genie nuclear air-to-air
was just one of the nuclear weapons
available to the Canadian military during the Cold War.
The bridge of HMCS St. John's
FFH-340 is a fine reflection
of a modern fighting ship. The Halifax Class FFG is designed
for peak efficiency
in all areas. *