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Sampont, Gerald , Mr. (Gerald Sampont) (1538) Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection

 Collection

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Coast Guard at War-Vietnam
Item Number: 1538VI2349   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Documentary produced by Tam Communications for the Discovery Military Channel. It tells the untold story of the U.S. Coast Guard in Vietnam. Approximately 50 minutes long, it aired several times in May and June 2006 and in the first week of October 2006 on the Discovery Military Channel. It covers

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Item Creation Date: May 2006

Collection: Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection

Added: 11 Dec 2006[Updated: 20 Nov 2013]
Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building
Essay: Brief History Of The US Coast Guard in Vietnam
Item Number: 15380101001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Author(s): Gerald Sampont

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection

Added: 13 Jun 2005[Updated: 13 Jun 2005]
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Footage of Cat Lo taken from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Point White (WPB-82308)
Item Number: 1538VI1821   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Footage taken by Gerald Sampont while he was assigned to the US Coast Guard Squadron One Division-13 at Cat Lo, Vietnam aboard the USCGC Point White (WPB-82308). Films were originally for Sampont's family, and thus include pictures of him. Most of the film was filmed at Cat Lo and the R and R

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Item Creation Date: 1966

Collection: Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection

Added: 23 Mar 2005[Updated: 27 May 2016]
Interview with Gerald M. Sampont
Item Number: OH0497   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

[This Item may contain objectionable materials.]

[Number of Pages: 145]

(USCG)

Author(s): Richard B. Verrone, PhD

Item Creation Date: 19 January 2006

Collection: Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection

Added: 03 Apr 2006[Updated: 07 Sep 2011]
Letter From Jerry Sampont To Dr. Richard Verrone of Vietnam Archives, Texas Tech University
Item Number: 15380101002   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection

Added: 13 Jun 2005[Updated: 02 Feb 2015]
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Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection (1538) Finding Aid
Item Number: 15380000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Correspondence and photographs from Gerald Sampont to the Vietnam Archive discussing the role of the U.S. Coast Guard in Vietnam. One DVD copy of local television footage of the 2003 United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Point White Reunion and an 8mm film reel of footage taken by Gerald 'Jerry' Sampont aboard the USCGC Point White (WPB-82308) document Sampont's time aboard the ship when he was assigned to the United States Coast Guard Squadron One Division-13 at Cat Lo, Vietnam. One DVD copy of documentary for Discovery Military Channel titled 'Coast Guard at War-Vietnam' in which Sampont is interviewed and his personal 8MM film is used.

Added: 23 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Dec 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA041454   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Slocum CG82313 on patrol near Cat Lo Vietnam in 1966.

Eleven of us lived in the forward 40 feet of the cutter. It was very tight living. If you look at the side of the cutter where the word GUARD ends and go forward to the bow, you will have the entire living space

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection

Added: 16 Jun 2005[Updated: 12 Jun 2017]
Television Coverage of the 2003 USCGC Point White Reunion in Port Angeles, WA
Item Number: 1538VI1822   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Television coverage of the USCGC Point White Reunion in Port Angeles, Washington on August 16, 2003. Eight of the eleven surviving crew members attended the reunion. The Point White was one of the twenty 82-foot Coast Guard Cutters sent to Vietnam in 1965/66 and was the ship of the United States

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Item Creation Date: 16 August 2003

Collection: Mr. Gerald Sampont Collection

Added: 23 Mar 2005[Updated: 27 May 2016]
Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building