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Item Number
1429VI1681
Record Number
206028
Title
Converted Mike boat with six 5 inch rocket launchers
Language
English
# of Media
1
Creation Date
Undated
Collection
Stephen Watson Collection
Association
Gamewardens of Vietnam Association
Media Type
Moving Image (8mm film)
Length
3:47 min/sec
Physical Location
Not Listed
Description
From box: "Steve Pic of Rocket Boat (Destroy) Saigon Roll 1" Converted Mike boat that had six 5 inch rocket launchers. To operate, it was beached and "pointed" in the general direction. A few rounds were fired and a spotter helicopter made corrections and then all rockets were expended. The call sign was "Destroy" the tame [sic] was taken from one of the battleships. Saigon
Citation
Converted Mike boat with six 5 inch rocket launchers,  Undated, Stephen Watson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 17 Dec. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=1429VI1681>.
Pub. Credit Line
1429VI1681, Stephen Watson Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 27 Sep 2004[Updated: 21 May 2013]

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