Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on April 11, 1962 · Page 14
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Carrier Enterprise American Hope For Riding Out Atom At!ack r Striking Back E D I T O R S NOTE: Down through the centuries, the Unit- ed Slalcs has let Hie other fellow strike the first blow In war. SEE PAGE 15 FOR EXCITING DETAILS To continue this policy, a means must be found of riding oul an atomic attack and still have [lower to strike back. In this respect, the nuclear aircraft car* rier is an instrument of this policy. HIM Correspondent Norman Itunnion, who was ahoard the Enterprise during her shakedown cruise, tells how this would be done in the following dispatch. By NOIIMAN RUNN'ION United J'ress International ready. It has worked under simulated battle conditions, taken and survived an "atomic" attack, catapulted its bombers and fighters (DPI) -.-- The Enormous E isand it shortly will carry enoughWorld War II Pacific combat jnuclcar weapons punch to deliver fame. a crushing blow against any aggressor. Now it will spend four to five weeks in Newport News, Va., uiv into the sky, and brought them (forgoing its post-shakedown anal- back home in the inky blackness of a sub-tropical night. From its first sea trials last October until its just-completed shakedown training off Guanlana- all expectations. It is bigger, faster and more ABOARD USS ENTERPRISE powerful than any carrier afloat, ysis. Then on June 2 it is to go the Atlantic. And probably next fall, it will take its enormous power to the mo Bay and the Cuban coasi, this Mediterranean to serve with the $440 million warship has exceeded Cth Fleet. There's never been anything quite like this ship, the deadly successor to the old "Big E" of prepare for the eventuality thai It can carry 100 jet and piston engined planes which pack a nu clear punch; has a flight deck covering Wi acres; and a crew of 4,200.'it also has a dedicate( and highly talented crew am they one day might be subjected o an atomic attack. The drill started with general quarters and ended with a full- scale aircraft launch operation after the Enterprise had been subjected to a "near miss" by an atomic bomb. on station with the 2nd Fleet in some of the best pilots in the world. It is an atomic age carrier in every sense of the word -- offen sively and defensively. During its shakedown training H therefore can be closed up into in the Caribbean, the crewmen went through intensive drills to ^ carburetor clean! Here is Richfield's to you: Improved RICHFIELD BORON gasoline, when used exclusively in your car, will clean out harmful deposits that form in the carburetor and then will keep your carburetor clean and clear of future harmful deposits. This will end the need for costly deposit-caused carburetor "boil-outs." (Removing, cleaning, and reinstalling.) 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RICHFIELD BORON Now Improved with advanced carburetor cleaner MPA/2 While on duty all of them wear, special film badges, which can be analyzed to test the degree of radioactivity they encounter. The eight reactors they handle, each about twice the size of those After Ihc initial had passed, the 'shock waves' great carrier turned tail and ran -- its four nuclear-powered propellers churning up the blue seas with speeds that can reach 40 miles per hour/The objective: outrun the fallout. Since the Enterprise has nuclear power, it has no smokestacks. a "gas-tight" envelope. When this has been done, and the crew has vanished to leave the flight deck looking as empty and strange as a big city on early Sunday morning, the ship can be washed down from top to .bottom by seawater. In effect, this would turn the carrier into an enormous fountain 1,123 feet long and 23 stories 'tall. Most of the fallout from the bomb would be washed overboard. Some, however, would remain, and before the Enterprise -could retaliate it would be carefully" inspected by crews carrying Geige'r counters who would mark out radioactive "hoi spots" on the flight deck. It wouldn't be long, however, before the carrier's planes would off. During the Caribbean drills, it took only 20 minutes from the time of the "attack" until the flight deck was declared sufficiently safe to begin launching preparations. If the Enterprise has nuclear capability, so does its top command. Each officer dealing with [lie nuclear plant was personally selected by Adm. Hyman L. Rick- over, the "father" of Navy nuclear power. This includes the Enterprise skipper, Capl. Vincent Paul De Poix, a trim, efficient man of 45 who served as a combat fighter jilot aboard the old Enterprise in :he South Pacific. He had to leal low nuclear propulsion operates before he took over. In charge of the reactor department is Cmdr. Daniel Brook who was skipper ot the Sargo, the third U. S. nuclear submarine. He and his specially trained crew- all of them subject to security checks as well as psychiatric .ests -- are virtually the only ones allowed near the Enterprise nuclear plant. HUMBOLDT STANDARD Wed., April I I , 1962, Page K in nuclear submarines, churn out 280,000 horsepower, H is the largest accumulation of nuclear power in the world. CHALLENGE SO CREAM Y-SO GOOD TO EAT! . . . and eat all you want without worrying about your waistline! For only cottage cheese is so rich in nourishment and flavor--yet so wonderfully low in calories. Reach for CHALLENGE Cottage Cheese at your grocers! put it on your shopping list!! 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