Making turns for all possible speed!

U.S.Navy Photo

During the 1969 WESTPAC cruise MANATEE refuels a Knox class FF (ASW escort) and the USS CORAL SEA CV-43. MANATEE is making 20 knots while the CORAL SEA prepares to launch an E-2C Hawkeye.
(Coming Soon - John Shriver's story about that day)