USS Helena CA-75 Cruise Book details


The Wake of the Helena.
The 1949 Helena hard cover cruise book contains 133 un-numbered pages.
All pictures within the book are black and white and it opens in the horizontal format.
It measures 12 inches by 10 inches and has a dark navy blue cover.


FAR EAST CRUISE 1951.
The 1951 Helena hard cover book contains 128 numbered pages.
All pictures within the book are black and white.
It measures 9 inches by12 inches and has an aqua cover with the United Nations logo in white.


CREW'S BOOK U.S.S.HELENA 1952.
The 1952 soft cover book contains 65 un-numbered pages.
All pictures within the book are black and white.
It measures 7 inches by 10 1/8 inches and has a picture on the front and back covers.


1953 REVIEW.
The 1953 hard cover book contains 76 numbered pages.
All pictures within the book are black and white.
It measures 7 inches by 10 inches and has a dark navy blue cover.


HELENA 1954.
The 1954 hard cover book contains 80 un-numbered pages.
All pictures within the book are black and white.
It measures 12 inches by 8 inches and it opens in the horizontal format.
It has a dark maroon cover with silver accents.


USS HELENA FAR EAST CRUISE 1956.
The 1956 hard cover book contains 105 un-numbered pages with 14 in color. The first book to have color pages.
It measures 8 inches by 12 inches and has a navy blue cover with a large white vertical stripe.
The title of the book is also printed in Japanese.


USS HELENA FAR EAST CRUISE 1957.
The 1957 hard cover book ( lightly padded) contains 120 numbered pages with 4 in color.
It measures 8 inches by 11 inches and has a light yellow cover which contains a picture of Mt Fuji.


USS HELENA CA 75.
The 1958 1959 hard cover book (nicely padded) contains 158 un-numbered pages with many in beautiful color.
It also uses parchment paper (rice paper) to high lite the Ports of Call during this cruise.
It measures 8 inches by 12 inches and has a 5-color cover, mostly black, with the ships call letters (in flags) NUDR.


HELENA 59 60.
The 1959 1960 hard cover book (heavy padding) contains 238 pages with many in beautiful color.
The cover features a sunset-silhouette effect and becomes the first mass-produced book to have a hand-painted cover.
The colors were air-brushed onto the reflected silk material by hand before printing the silhouette and title in black.
Because of the hand work, each book is slightly different from any other.
It measures 9 inches by 12 inches making it the largest and heaviest of all the cruise books.
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Helena 60-61.
The 1960 1961 hard cover book (nicely padded) contains 182 un-numbered pages, also with many colored pictures.
It measures 8 inches by 12 inches.
The cover is in 3 colors. Mostly dark navy blue with gold and white accents.





 

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