Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
David C. Schneider Collection
Association
USS Mahopac Association
Collection Number
1614
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Cold Storage Vault
Processed by
T. Reynolds, Jul. 2005[Updated: Oct. 2005 by T. Reynolds]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

One DVD converted from 8 mm film shot by David C. Schneider while aboard the USS Mahopac from December 1964 to June 1967.

Biographical Note

David C. Schneider was born on 15 June 1945 in Yakima, Washington. In 1963, Schneider volunteered for the United States Navy, beginning his twenty-four year career in the military. From 1963 through 1975, Schneider was stationed in Southeast Asia, first with the USS Mahopac ATA-196 (1963-1967), then the USS Constellation CVA-64 (1967-1968), then at NAS Lemore (1968-1970), then with the USS Kitty Hawk CVA-63 (1970-1974), then at NAS Memphis (1974-1977), then with the USS Constellation again (1977-1979) and finally at NARU Memphis (1979-1987). He began his career ranked as an E-3 and by the time of his retirement in 1987, he was ranked as an E-7. For his service in Vietnam, Schneider received the Vietnam Service Medal/Ribbon and the Vietnam Campaign Medal/Ribbon. After his retirement from the United States Navy active duty, Schneider taught school for the United States Navy at NAS Memphis.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Moving Images
1614VI1994: DVD converted from 8 mm film: U.S.S. Mahopac ATA-196.

1614VI2017: 8 mm film - U.S.S. Mahopac ATA-196.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive