Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Samuel Crawford Collection
Collection Number
0.4 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Processed by
T. Lovelady, Jun. 2003[Updated: Jan. 2006 by M. Ford]

Scope and Content

Two books by Mr. Crawford, "Brownwater: Getting There Is Half the Fun," and "Brownwater II: The Adventure Begins." Books are comical adventures about becoming a member of and serving with the Brown Water Navy stationed in the Mekong Delta assigned to the Mobile Riverine Task Force. Also a third book by Samuel Crawford, "Brownwater III: Time to Go Home..."

Biographical Note

From book jacket: Samuel C. Crawford served six years honorably in the United States Navy with three tours of hazardous duty in the many rivers and narrow canals of the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War as a part of the BrownWater Navy assigned to the Mobile Riverine Task Force 117. Sam is now a computer programmer working for an international consulting firm and lives in Middletown, Delaware with his wife Pat of twenty-five years and their daughter Stephanie.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Brownwater: Getting There is Half the Fun by Samuel C. Crawford.

Brownwater II: The Adventure Begins by Samuel C. Crawford.

Brownwater III: Time To Go Home... by Samuel C. Crawford (Signed by the author).