Great Ship lover March 5, 2014 at 10:08am
The U.S.S. Forrestal was built in Newport News and the ship you saw under construction in the Brooklyn Navy Yard was the either the U.S.S. "Independence or U.S.S "Saratoga" CV 60 and CV62. inlate 1952 thru 1954. The "Forrestal CV59, construction was started shortly after the liner S.S. "United States" was delivered to United States Lines,from Newport News Virginia.