12 August 1966
Charles E. Rogers Collection
The U.S. Navy minesweeping boat (MSC-17) sweeps the Long Tao River to ensure that no Viet Cong mines endanger ships bound for the Port of Saigon. The boat is a Unit of Detachment Alpha of Mine Squadron Eleven homebased at Long Beach, California. A Navy minesweeper, part of Task Force 116, sweeps the Long Tao River in the Rung Sat Special Zone.
Photograph VA049376, 12 August 1966, Charles E. Rogers Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 7 Mar. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA049376>.
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VA049376, Charles E. Rogers Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University