Gene Fogarty

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1963 USS Kearsarge Cruisebook photo

Gene participated in the recovery of L. Gordon Cooper and his Faith-7 capsule, the last of the Mercury Series (MA-9). His crew was one of the three planes in the recovery.

Gene on the Kearsarge flight deck - Sasebo, Japan - 1963 Photo of the recovery scene taken by the ship's photographer from Gene's plane; the photo was published in the Cruise Book L - R: Earle Rogers, Wayne Noah, and Gene in front of the Faith 7 capsule on the Kearsarge hanger deck

Updated: 08/22/14