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NH 97898 Gulf of Tonkin Incident, August 1964

Photo #: NH 97898  Gulf of Tonkin Incident, August 1964
Title: Gulf of Tonkin Incident, August 1964
Description: Captain John J. Herrick, USN, Commander Destroyer Division 192 (at left) and Commander Herbert L. Ogier, USN, Commanding Officer of USS Maddox (DD-731), on board Maddox on 13 August 1964. They were in charge of the ship during her engagement with three North Vietnamese motor torpedo boats on 2 August 1964. Photographed by PH3 White. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97898
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