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Item Number
VA000698
Record Number
869
Creation Date
21 April 1968
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
Psy-Ops - Vietnamese children listen as a US Navy river patrol boat (PBR) conducts psychological operations in the Cho Gao Canal in the Mekong Delta of South Vietnam. Holding the loud speaker is Engine man Second Class Russell Merritt of Bridgeton, NJ
Citation
Photograph VA000698,  21 April 1968, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA000698>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA000698, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 17 Jun 2002]
 
Item Number
VA000967
Record Number
1541
Creation Date
Undated
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
Ready For Action, PBR-130 glides along the Bassac River to rejoin the other boats of River Section 511 in combat against the Viet Cong.
Citation
Photograph VA000967,  no date, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA000967>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA000967, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 20 Jun 2002]
 
Item Number
VA001030
Record Number
1604
Creation Date
01 August 1968
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
Repairs completed PBR-130 rolls down the launching ramp to rejoin her sister vessels. Less than three months before, this same vessel was considered hopelessly wrecked beyond repair.
Citation
Photograph VA001030,  01 August 1968, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA001030>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA001030, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 24 Jun 2002]
 
Item Number
VA002254
Record Number
3217
Creation Date
Undated
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
Just Like the Big Boys: ; US and Vietnamese Navy river patrol boats (PBRs) provide a screening force for USS Okanogan (APA-220) as she brings 1,500 Royal Thai Army volunteer troops up the Long Tao shipping channel to Saigon. The PBRs and Navy Seawolf helicopters screened the ship from possible Viet Cong rocket attacks during its transit of the Rung Sat Special Zone, long known as the "Forrest of Assassins."
Citation
Photograph VA002254,  Undated, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA002254>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA002254, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 17 Jul 2002]
 
Item Number
VA002487
Record Number
3362
Creation Date
26 June 1970
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
Trained Specialists Strengthen Vietnamese Navy: ; Recently 410 new gunner's mates, boatswain's mates, yeomen and disbursing and commissary personnel graduated from the Vietnamese Naval Training Center at Cam Ranh Bay. They were the eighth class to complete a three-month course at the Center which was established just a year ago and which has now sent more than 2800 trained specialists to ships and units of the Vietnamese Navy. ; Commander Do Tuy Hop, Chief of the Training Center told the graduating class that "the Vietnamese war was a turning point in history." Hard work and sacrifice were required, he said "to build up our forces to replace the Allied forces which have helped us in difficult times. Now we must help ourselves." ; The Vietnamese Navy has increased its manpower 75 percent in three years to a current strength of 26,500 officers and men.; ; Proud Salute: This young graduate of the Vietnamese Naval Training Center will bring a professional competence to his duties in the service of his
Citation
Photograph VA002487,  26 June 1970, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA002487>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA002487, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 29 Jul 2002]
 
Item Number
VA002495
Record Number
3370
Creation Date
1969
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
South Vietnam's Navy: Well Equipped, Well Trained Fighting Force: ; ; Eighty river patrol boats were recently turned over to the Republic of Vietnam Navy at their Saigon Naval Shipyard, in the largest single switch of naval equipment to date. South Vietnam's Chief of Naval Operations, Commodore Tran Van Chon, says the 26,500-man Republic of Vietnam Navy and its force of 1,000 vessels and armed-junks are assuming a greater share of the combat-responsibility. They have high morale, good training, are enthusiastic and feel strong. ; Vietnamese sailors receive nine-weeks of basic training. Three training centers are located at Saigon, Cam Ranh Bay, and at Nha Trang, which is the site of the Vietnamese Naval Academy for cadet officers. Training is available by Vietnamese instructors in a variety of technical skills. Some student-seamen attend naval schools in the US. Before assignment to the river patrol boats, which maintain the security of the Mekong Delta's myriad waterways, protect shipping, and ope
Citation
Photograph VA002495,  1969, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA002495>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA002495, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 29 Jul 2002]
 
Item Number
VA002504
Record Number
3379
Creation Date
1969
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
South Vietnam's Navy: Well Equipped, Well Trained Fighting Force: ; ; Eighty river patrol boats were recently turned over to the Republic of Vietnam Navy at their Saigon Naval Shipyard, in the largest single switch of naval equipment to date. South Vietnam's Chief of Naval Operations, Commodore Tran Van Chon, says the 26,500-man Republic of Vietnam Navy and its force of 1,000 vessels and armed-junks are assuming a greater share of the combat-responsibility. They have high morale, good training, are enthusiastic and feel strong. ; Vietnamese sailors receive nine-weeks of basic training. Three training centers are located at Saigon, Cam Ranh Bay, and at Nha Trang, which is the site of the Vietnamese Naval Academy for cadet officers. Training is available by Vietnamese instructors in a variety of technical skills. Some student-seamen attend naval schools in the US. Before assignment to the river patrol boats, which maintain the security of the Mekong Delta's myriad waterways, protect shipping, and ope
Citation
Photograph VA002504,  1969, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA002504>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA002504, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 29 Jul 2002]
 
Item Number
VA002506
Record Number
3381
Creation Date
1969
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
South Vietnam's Navy: Well Equipped, Well Trained Fighting Force: ; ; Eighty river patrol boats were recently turned over to the Republic of Vietnam Navy at their Saigon Naval Shipyard, in the largest single switch of naval equipment to date. South Vietnam's Chief of Naval Operations, Commodore Tran Van Chon, says the 26,500-man Republic of Vietnam Navy and its force of 1,000 vessels and armed-junks are assuming a greater share of the combat-responsibility. They have high morale, good training, are enthusiastic and feel strong. ; Vietnamese sailors receive nine-weeks of basic training. Three training centers are located at Saigon, Cam Ranh Bay, and at Nha Trang, which is the site of the Vietnamese Naval Academy for cadet officers. Training is available by Vietnamese instructors in a variety of technical skills. Some student-seamen attend naval schools in the US. Before assignment to the river patrol boats, which maintain the security of the Mekong Delta's myriad waterways, protect shipping, and ope
Citation
Photograph VA002506,  1969, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA002506>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA002506, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 29 Jul 2002]