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Johns, Cliff , Captain (Cliff Johns) (1868) Charles E. Rogers Collection

 Collection

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Autobiographical Manuscript entitledVietnam River Patrol
Item Number: 18680101001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 156]

Item Creation Date: no date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 31 Jan 2007[Updated: 31 Jan 2007]
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Charles E. Rogers Collection (1868) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18680000000   (Click For More Item Information)
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Less than one linear foot of photographs, a map of the Mekong Delta, and a manuscript titled 'Vietnam River Patrol' document Captain Charles E. 'Chuck' Rogers' service in the U.S. Navy as a PBR Officer-in-Charge during the Vietnam Conflict. The photographs date from the war period and the map and manuscript date from the post-war period. All materials are in fair to good condition.

Added: 12 Jan 2007[Updated: 16 Nov 2007]
Map of the Mekong Delta that is Used in the Autobiography Entitled:Vietnam River Patrol
Item Number: 18680101002   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 31 Jan 2007[Updated: 31 Jan 2007]
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Photograph
Item Number: VA049358   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

PBR Patrol moves down the Bassac River. The boats stay well out from the bank in order to lessen the impact of Viet Cong ambush. (USO) River patrol boat underway in Suisin Bay wile undergoing training for deployment in Vietnam. These boats are 31' fiberglass boats designed especially for use in

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 18 Jan 2007[Updated: 18 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049359   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The leading PBR of a patrol has intercepted a sampan crossing the river and has called the contact away from the bank for inspection. This photograph was taken from the second PBR which acts as 'cover boat', watching the banks for the first sign of ambush. A high speed U.S. Navy PBR (river

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Item Creation Date: 13 April 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 18 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049360   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Crewmembers of the PBR (patrol boat river). Stand guard as chief terrance digenan (QMC) and his counterpart instpect sampans on the Bassac River. From left to right are: Seaman James Eady; Boatswain's Mate First Class John Spargur; Gunners mate Gunner Seaman James Wolfe; and Engineman Third

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Item Creation Date: 19 October 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 07 Feb 2014]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049361   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

USS mark (AKL-12) heads for the mouth of the Bassac River in the delta region of South Vietnam. A Vietnamese gunboat leads the way through Viet Cong dominated territory and a Navy patrol boat rides off the port bow. Mark sailed out through the mouth of the Bassac in July to become the first cargo

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Item Creation Date: 06 July 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049362   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Go Gong Province, Vietnam - River patrol boats (PBR) of river section 543, operating out of NHA be, ferry elements of the 7th Vietnamese Division in Clearing Operations. A PBR patrol operates in support of ground troops along one of the narrow, twisting canals.

Item Creation Date: 28 April 1967

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049363   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

A river patrol boat (PBR) of river patrol section 512, based on the USS Tortuga (LSD-26) leaves her base to begin a 12-hour patrol on the Bassac River in the delta area of Vietnam. A PBR has just been lowered away from a mother ship at anchor off the mouth of the Bassac. The coast line is

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Item Creation Date: 29 August 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049364   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

One of the many islands in the Bassac lies in front of the city of Can Tho which is visible in the background. The tide is high and a good portion of the island is flooded.

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Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049365   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Nha Be, Vietnam - Aerial view of the U.S. Navy base at Nha Be. The PBR base at Nha Be under construction in July 1967. the PBRs are clustered about the single pier, left-center forground. The original base consisited of this pier and a few tents under the trees.

Item Creation Date: July 1967

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049366   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The Long Tau River leading thru the Rung Sat Special Zone on the way to Saigon from the South China Sea. The twists and turns of this river coupled with the many hiding places available to the Viet Cong in the swamps make this a difficult patrol area.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049367   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The Mekong River at flood tide.

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Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049368   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Typical Delta country.

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Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049369   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A Popular Force river outpost.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049370   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A thatch-roofed bunker guards the corner of a river outpost.

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Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049371   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A typical Vietnamese Coastal Group (Junk Force) base, triangular mus walls with bunkers along the sides and strong points at each corner.

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Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049372   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

A redevelopment team moves into a Kelta hamlet. These teams strike the heart of the Viet Cong by disrupting the underground government. The work of one team enabled a PBR unit to capture two Viet Cong squads (manuscript page 138-140)

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049373   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

French River assault boat, armed with 30 and 50 caliber machine guns. Approximately 55 feet in length, operating spped approximately 12 knots. (Vietnamese patrol boat). A Vietnamese Navy River Assault Group (RAG) boat moves into a canal ready for action. This craft is an old French design call

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Item Creation Date: 31 August 1964

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049374   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Landing craft, vehicle and personal (LCVP) approximately 55 feet in length, armed with 30 and 20mm cannon. Operating speed of approximately 8 to 10 knots. A landing craft, modified by the addition of armor plate and a heavy gun, moves down the river from a Vietnamese RAG base.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049375   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Vietnam - Seawolf, Hi Iroquois, flying missions over South Vietnam's Mekong River Delta and Rung Sat Special Zone, a 'seawolf', the U.S. Navy's version of the UH-1B 'Buey' armed helicopter is ever-ready to aid friendly river and ground forces under enemy attack. The 'gunships' carry flexible

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Item Creation Date: 03 May 1967

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049376   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The U.S. Navy minesweeping boat (MSC-17) sweeps the Long Tao River to ensure that no Viet Cong mines endanger ships bound for the Port of Saigon. The boat is a Unit of Detachment Alpha of Mine Squadron Eleven homebased at Long Beach, California. A Navy minesweeper, part of Task Force 116, sweeps

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Item Creation Date: 12 August 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049377   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

An amphibious U.S. Navy patrol air cushion vehicle (PACV) easily transitions fromw ater to land as it returns to its Cat Lo Base after a mission in the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam. Three PACV's have been operating in South Vietnam since May 1966. They make up patrol air cushion vehicle

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Item Creation Date: October 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049378   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

A sampan is searched in waters off South Vietnam for possible contraband after being intercepted by a U.S. Navy Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle (PACV) These craft are capable of 50 mph in pursuit of suspected Viet Cong infiltrators. They ride a four foot cushion of air when underway and float ontheir

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Item Creation Date: 21 September 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 19 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049379   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Vietnamese native women unload coal from junks in Vietnam Harbor. These craft are typical of those found on the rivers of Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: September 1964

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049380   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A typical Vietnamese cargo junk under sail.

Item Creation Date: May 1965

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049381   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

A steel-hulled '96 Viet Cong trawler that attempted to run weapons and ammunition into the Delta. This photograph was taken by a Navy patrol plane while the trawler was still well out at sea.

Item Creation Date: 20 June 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049382   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

A steel hulled '96 Viet Cong that attempted to run weapons and ammunition into the Delta. This photograph shows Vietnamese Coastal Group junks fighting back a Viet Cong unit on the beach while fighting fires on the trawler which had grounded during a running fight with a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter.

Item Creation Date: 20 June 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049383   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

A steel-hulled '96 Viet Cong trawler that attempted to run weapons and ammunition into the Delta. This photograph shows the captured trawler after more than 80 tons of weapons had been removed by Task Force 116. Master Caption: In the Mekong Delta area on June 20, 1966, a green Viet Cong trawler

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Item Creation Date: 20 June 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049384   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

South Vietnam - LCDR, Henry C. Mustin receives the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry from Commander Nguyen Thanh Chau, Commander of the Vietnamese Navy's Fourth Riverine Zone. The presentation took place at Can Tho, South Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: May 1967

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049385   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

With darkness approaching, USS Brule (AKL-28) pulls into Vinh Long on the Mekong River of South Vietnam for overnight anchorage. Navy gation hazards, Viet Cong, and mines make daytime sailing mandatory on the rivers of the Delta Region.

Item Creation Date: 27 September 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049386   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

USS Coconino County, South Vietnam--Navy helo delivers men and supplies to USS Coconino County (LST-603) during foul weather and high seas off the coast of South Vietnam prior to operation Deckhouse V

Item Creation Date: February 1967

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049387   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Units of Vietnamese Junk Force at anchor.

Item Creation Date: September 1964

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049388   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049389   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Unidentified Vietnamese river assult group member studies shore line and passing vessels during rag patrol.

Item Creation Date: March 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049390   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Unidentified Vietnamese river assult group member studies shore line and passing vessels during rag patrol.

Item Creation Date: March 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049391   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Unidentified Vietnamese river assult group member studies shore line and passing vessels during rag patrol.

Item Creation Date: March 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049392   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Demonstration of the PACV boat in Vietnam for Secretary of The Navy Paul H. Mitze during his visit.

Item Creation Date: 16 July 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049393   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The crew of a U.S. Navy Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle (PACV) inspects a sampan in the waters of South Vietnam for possible Viet Cong contraband. Another patrol craft, with flag flying, stands by during the inspection. Three PACV's have been operating in South Vietnam since May 1966. These

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Item Creation Date: 21 September 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049394   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Looking more like a moster from the sea than a Navy patrol boat, a PACV (Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle) slides slowly up a landing ramp in Vietnam after a patrol along the Delta waterways leading to Siagon. Lt. Michael W. Vincent, executive officer of the division of three PACVs in Vietnam, directs

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Item Creation Date: 11 October 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049395   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The South Vietnamese River Force, consisting of amphibious boats and patrol craft manned by Vietnamese and advised by U.S. Navymen, combats the Viet Cong along the thousands of miles of inland waterways in South Vietnam. Primary job of the River Force is to transport troops in assault missions

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Item Creation Date: November 1965

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049396   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

A U.S. Navy Minesweeping Boat (MSB) makes one of its daily sweeps down the Long Tau river to clear mines planted by the Viet Cong under cover of darkness. The MSB's patrol the river from 4 a.m. until sundown to keep the channel open for shipping enroute to the port of Saigon.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049397   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

River Patrol Craft in the Rung Sat Special Zone some twenty miles southeast of Saigon during operation 'Jack Stay'.

Item Creation Date: April 1966

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049398   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

New map-constructed pier at western repair facility Can Tho.

Item Creation Date: October 1964

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 22 Jan 2007]
Photograph of a Patrol Boat in Vietnam that was PPossibly Intended to be Included in an Autobiography entitled:Vietnam River Patrol
Item Number: 18680101003   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Charles E. Rogers Collection

Added: 31 Jan 2007[Updated: 31 Jan 2007]
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