S2F Landing USS Intrepid 1959

S2F Landing USS Intrepid 1959

S2F Tracker landing on the USS Intrepid in 1959
The 5 arresting cables
On the left is visible:
A4D-2 Skyhawk modex 502, VA-46 Clansmen
F4D Skyray modex 112, VF-74 Be-Devilers
F11 tiger modex 212, 141786, VF-33 Astronauts
photo probably taken by Lt. Jerry Vaught

Comments

Aircraft landing aboard

That aircraft is a Grumman TF-1/C-1A Trader, the "COD" or mailplane...
"COD" is short for Carrier Onboard Delivery