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Naval History and Heritage Command

USN PBR on Patrol

A PBR moves queitly down river
Description: Painting, Acrylic on Board; by Charles Waterhouse; 1967; Framed Dimensions 18H X 42W
Accession #: 88-162-YK
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Operating in conjunction with helicopters, ground units, and SEAL teams, River Patrol Boats (PBRs) helped keep rivers clear of mines and infiltrators. The Long Tau River in the Rung Sat Special Zone was a particular target for attack and sabotage, but River Patrol Forces kept this vital link between Saigon and the sea open throughout the war.

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