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Item Number
VA002164
Record Number
3106
Creation Date
February 1971
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
The former US Coast Guard vessel "Point Cypress" gets a Vietnamese crew as the flag of the Republic of Vietnam is raised over the bridge for the first time. The ship was among some 800 transferred to the Vietnamese Navy since the start of Operation ACTOV (Accelerated Turnover to the Vietnamese) in November 1968.
Citation
Photograph VA002164,  February 1971, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 21 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA002164>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA002164, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 31 May 2013]