In Danang with Coast Guard Cutters in 1965

LST 1148 in Danang, August - December 1965. Moored at Observation Island, South Vietmanese Navy Base near China Beach and Monkey Mountain. Providing support for six US Coast Guard 82 foot WHEC cutters involved in Operation Market Time. The cutters made patrols off the nearby coast; they were armed with a 20mm cannon, 50 cal. machine guns, and an 81 mm mortar. Photo by Dan Jeff (Communications and Operations Officer 1965-1967).

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