USS Little Rock CL 92 / CLG 4 / CG 4

Photos of Fun Events

Taken by U.S. Navy Photographers,
extracted from Various Cruise Books,
provided by Shipmates, and from Other Sources

Page last updated: 10 August, 2020

Bob Hope Christmas Show 1969
Bob Hope and Miss World perform during christmas show
aboard USS Saratoga, December 1961
(Official U.S. Navy Photo K-80498)

Bob Hope USO Tour performs at 1400 hrs. on board USS Saratoga (CVA-60) with Miss World 1969 Austria's Eva Rueber-Staier, Hollywood stars  Connie Stevens, Suzanne Charny,the Golddiggers, Ellen Farley, and Les Brown and his "Band of Renown" while moored in Gaeta harbor, Formia Bay, Italy. Over 6000 Sixth Fleet sailors attended the event held in the carrier's hanger bay.

USS Saratoga was moored to buoy Alpha 1, and LITTLE ROCK to buoy Alpha 2.

Other ships in harbor included five destroyers and one fleet oiler.

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