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Thanks to Paul Ferguson, LTjg, Ops Officer November 1968 to November 1969, for the following great photos:

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1-Viet Nam Dawn.JPG (161381 bytes) 1-VN Dawn II.JPG (101967 bytes) 2.jpg (107120 bytes) 2a.jpg (110858 bytes)
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3.jpg (220607 bytes) 4.jpg (158321 bytes) 5.jpg (167810 bytes) Aussies in VungTau.JPG (178389 bytes)
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baby flat top.JPG (135938 bytes) Bathtime Benewah Pontoon.JPG (236991 bytes) BHoldsworthA.JPG (73101 bytes) BHoldsworthB.JPG (40238 bytes)
9. 10.  11. QM3 Bruce Holdsworth 12. QM3 Bruce Holdsworth
boat.jpg (129963 bytes) Boatinterior.JPG (221505 bytes) Boats 2.JPG (217923 bytes) Boats 3.JPG (144986 bytes)
13. Swift Boat 14.  15.  16. 
boats alongside.JPG (236614 bytes) Boats at Benewah pontoon.jpg (279059 bytes) Boats Hallinan OOD.JPG (177708 bytes) Cobra departing Benewah.JPG (190794 bytes)
17.  18.  19. Tom "Boats" Hallinan, Deck Officer 20. 
colleton.jpg (180622 bytes) display 2.JPG (219790 bytes) display3.jpg (248340 bytes) Displaymine.JPG (128972 bytes)
21. USS Colleton and other MRB support ships. 22. Captured VC weapons 23. Captured VC weapons 24. VC command detonated mine
dob DongTam Officers Club.JPG (244144 bytes) DocBrownBenewah.JPG (89673 bytes) DocTeare n Tui -DongTamBartndr.JPG (147406 bytes) Dongtam O Club.JPG (213794 bytes)
25. Dong Tam Officer's Club 26. "Doc" Brown 27. Dentist (name escapes me) and Thuy - barmaid at the Dong Tam O Club 28. Interior of Dong Tam O Club
Ed and Bruce.JPG (72414 bytes) Ferguson SeaDetail OOF.JPG (106699 bytes) Fire on shore.JPG (148952 bytes) Fire on shoreB.JPG (93578 bytes)
29. EMO ??? and Ed Gilmore, Communications Officer 30. Paul Ferguson 31.  32. 
Happy Hour.JPG (228966 bytes) Haq Boats Hallinan and Ed Gilmore.JPG (210019 bytes) H-Shorty working Beer Call.jpg (195814 bytes) Huey approach to Benewah.JPG (180557 bytes)
33. Statute of limitations has run out 34. Statute of limitations has run out 35.  36. 
JPJonesBenewah WardRoom.JPG (121393 bytes) logo.jpg (145523 bytes) Looking aft.JPG (206495 bytes) LST alongside and Huey landing.JPG (216954 bytes)
37. John Paul Jones in battle gear 38.  39.  40. 
l-Supply Officer Bill Hearn.JPG (179651 bytes) Lt JG Ferguson 1969-OPS.JPG (149099 bytes) Lt JG Ferguson desk Benewah.JPG (185823 bytes) Lt JG Omohundro.JPG (181583 bytes)
41. Bill Hearn, Supply Officer 42. Paul Ferguson 43.  44. Michael Omohundro, Weapons Officer
Med assist Benewah Pontoon.JPG (180812 bytes) Omohundro A.JPG (129908 bytes) Omohundro.JPG (161879 bytes) Ops Ferguson.JPG (108198 bytes)
45.  46. Michael Omohundro, Weapons Officer 47. Michael Omohundro, Weapons Officer 48. Paul Ferguson
pf1968.jpg (224576 bytes) Pushbroom.JPG (118258 bytes) River Boat II.JPG (335294 bytes) River boat.JPG (216278 bytes)
49.  50. Don "Pushbroom" Murdoch - Assistant Engineering Officer 51.  52. 
RungSat Special Zone.JPG (183702 bytes) shore line.JPG (281259 bytes) Soundsystems.JPG (124128 bytes) XO Mark Griffith DocTeare.JPG (213307 bytes)
53.  54.  55. Tape City 56. Mark Griffith (RIP) XO

For more of Paul's photos, please see the 14,000th helo landing page

 


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