Douglas F4D-1, Skyray, VF-141 during 1957
F4D-1’s of VF-141 “Iron Angels” were aboard USS Bon Homme Richard CVA-31 during the time I was aboard in 1957-58. They came aboard in June for a West Pac cruise. This was the first deployment of a West coast squadron equipped with F4D-1’s. During this time the squadron was commanded by Commander D.C.Klahn. This particular scheme was not in use at the time I was aboard. It was used for a short period of time toward the end of 1958 when VF-141 was assigned to Carrier Air Group 14.
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