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Cary Chapman commented on Gaylin Russell King's group Naval Support Activity Da Nang
"Sorry for the bad pictures.  they were actually 35 millimeter slides.  I don't remember why I got my pictures back as slides.  They were developed when I was in Danang.  Don't remember where it was done unless maybe at…"
Mar 14
Cary Chapman commented on Gaylin Russell King's group Naval Support Activity Da Nang
"I found these two pictures from AFDL-23.  As I said we took in the big civilian tug "Naca Tacoma" It was as big as the Navy's YTB. With about two feet of water left in the dock basin, the thing fell over.  It must have made…"
Mar 13
Cary Chapman commented on Gaylin Russell King's group Naval Support Activity Da Nang
"Could that "2" boat possibly be the hull of a PT boat.  I remember that there was a PT boat that ran around Danang harbor.  Some said it was equipped with water jet engines.  We never did find out what it's mission was…"
Mar 8
David De Rooy left a comment for Cary Chapman
"Hi Cary, snipes of all stripes are welcome here. Good to have you aboard"
Mar 8
Cary Chapman commented on Gaylin Russell King's group Naval Support Activity Da Nang
"Andrew, that looks like it. But as I said, I went aboard it when it first arrived in Danang.  The inside of the dock basin was not painted black halfway down like that, it was all grey.  We did have a barge that stayed tied up next to…"
Mar 8
Cary Chapman commented on Gaylin Russell King's group Naval Support Activity Da Nang
"I was stationed on the AFDL 23 (floating drydock)  I was assigned to it as soon as it was towed into Danang harbor.  I saw another poster here say he was on the YR70.  I think that was the YR that was anchored very close to us in the…"
Mar 7
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Naval Support Activity Da Nang

Da Nang Air Base (1957–1975) was a Republic of Vietnam Air Force (VNAF) facility. The United States used it as a major base during the Vietnam War (1959–1975), stationing Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine units there.See More
Mar 7
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Mar 7

Profile Information

Rank
Seaman
Enlisted Rating
Machinist's Mate
Where were you or your family stationed?
Danang Viet Nam
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged

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At 2:34pm on March 8, 2018, David De Rooy said…

Hi Cary, snipes of all stripes are welcome here. Good to have you aboard

 
 
 

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