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UA 78.02 USS Washoe County (LST 1165) Collection

Collection of 24 images related to the May 1965 initial landings at Chu Lai, South Vietnam. Specific imagery consists of amphibious landing craft (large groupings at sea and unloading at the shore), helicopters carrying vehicles ashore, aerials of Chu Lai, unloading vehicles and cargo from USS Washtenaw County (LST-1166) and USS Vernon County (LST-1161), and USS Henrico (APA-45) off shore.
Title: USS Washoe County (LST 1165) Collection
Caption: Collection photo #: UA 78.02.01: USS Washtenaw County (LST-1166) unloading cargo and vehicles using a portable bridge
Description: Collection of 24 images related to the May 1965 initial landings at Chu Lai, South Vietnam. Specific imagery consists of amphibious landing craft (large groupings at sea and unloading at the shore), helicopters carrying vehicles ashore, aerials of Chu Lai, unloading vehicles and cargo from USS Washtenaw County (LST-1166) and USS Vernon County (LST-1161), and USS Henrico (APA-45) off shore.
Accession #: UA 78
Catalog #: UA 78.02
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Amphibious Warfare Ships
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • Vietnam Conflict 1962-1975
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials