USS Lake Champlain CVS 39, Halifax, Can 1960
Lake Champlain secured at the Ocean Terminals,Halifax Harbour,Canada summer of 1960. A frequent visitor to the Port, she served in the anti-submarine role during the Cold War. Note Grumman Tracker A/S aircraft at fwd flt deck. Ship has limited up-grades when compared to her sister vessels serving in the CVA (attack) role. Compare with USS Essex this file.
Picture added on 11 February 2007