During the Vietnam War the United States Military employed heavily-armed high-speed gunboats to intercept and disrupt enemy travel on the rivers and bays of South Vietnam. While the US Navy operated over 250 of these specialized watercraft, the US Army had less than 40.
Vung Ro Bay was one of nine outposts of the US Army 458th Transportation Company (PBR)
Greg Vandenberg Photos
L to R: Greg Durrett, Dave Harmon, Tom Mooney, Don Markin, Unknown Medic
View of PBR docks from guard tower that was later destroyed by sappers.
Rocks at north end of bay.
Vung Ro Bay
Catch commandeered from fishing boat caught in restricted waters of the bay.