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troop ship to Vietnam sailing dates

perry shooterperry shooter Member Posts: 17,390
edited December 2017 in US Military Veteran Forum
Did anyone here sail on a troop ship from Hawaii to vietnam[?]if so do your remember sailing dates
we had a one day stop over to refuel at okinawaI THINK IT WAS THE USNS
GORDON

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  • elubsmeelubsme Member Posts: 1,157 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    We left Okinawa on May 01, 1965 on the U.S.S. Gunston Hall (LSD-5). We waded ashore at Chu Lai on May 07, 1965. E.Z. USN MCB 10, Seabees
  • perry shooterperry shooter Member Posts: 17,390
    edited November -1
    thanks elubsme Ithink I was later than that I was in 25TH Div
    Supply And transportation Battalion we went down on cargo nets then small landing craft. I can't spell damn names but we set up Div. headquarters in CU CHI ran convoys To Ton san nuet and conex CITY.
    Wrecker driver last truck in convoy also wheel vehicle Mechanic 631,b
  • elubsmeelubsme Member Posts: 1,157 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    [:)]quote:Originally posted by perry shooter
    thanks elubsme Ithink I was later than that I was in 25TH Div
    Supply And transportation Battalion we went down on cargo nets then small landing craft. I can't spell damn names but we set up Div. headquarters in CU CHI ran convoys To Ton san nuet and conex CITY.
    Wrecker driver last truck in convoy also wheel vehicle Mechanic 631,b
  • DresserDanDresserDan Member Posts: 85 ✭✭
    edited November -1
    Left San Fran Aug 67 on USS Walker
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