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Sumner M. Clayton, Mr., III (Sumner M. Clayton III) (1058) Sumner Clayton Collection

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Award, U.S. Navy - Navy Commendation Medal with Combat 'V' to Boatswain's Mate First Class Sumner M. Calyton III for Meritorious Service, 16 December 1980 to 15 April 1971
Item Number: 10580101014   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 16 September 1971

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Certificate of Graduation, U.S. Navy, Amphibious Training Command Pacific Fleet - Counterinsurgency Pre-Deployment
Item Number: 10580101009   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 10 July 1970

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 23 Dec 2011]
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Certificate of Training, U.S. Navy to BM1 Sumner M. Clayton - Survival, Evasion, Resistance, & Escape Training
Item Number: 10580101008   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 09 July 1970

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Certificate to Sumner Clayton - Giay Khen, U-Lenh Hai-Quan Viet-Nam
Item Number: 10580101005   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 29 March 1971

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Form DD-214 - Reenlistment in U.S. Navy for 6 years
Item Number: 10580101001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 27 February 1964

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Form DD-214, U.S. Navy - Release from Active Duty
Item Number: 10580101019   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 31 March 1980

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 23 Dec 2011[Updated: 23 Dec 2011]
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Form DD-214N, U.S. Navy - Discharge
Item Number: 10580101002   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1969

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Form DD-214N, U.S. Navy - Discharged
Item Number: 10580101017   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 04 September 1975

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 23 Dec 2011]
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Geneva Conventions Identification Card, Armed Forces of the United States for Sumner Mason Clayton
Item Number: 10580101011   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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ID Cards (2), USMACV Naval Advisory Group, Team #143
Item Number: 10580101010   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 30 July 1971

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Interview with Sumner Clayton
Item Number: OH0238   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 75]

(USN) Sumner M. Clayton III, originally from O'Donnell, Texas, served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 until 1980. He served in Vietnam from 1970 until 1971 as part of the Naval Advisory Group at Cua Viet assigned to Vietnamese Mine Interdiction Division 92 where they operated on the Cua Viet River.

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Author(s): Richard B. Verrone, PhD

Item Creation Date: 30 October 2002

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 18 Nov 2002[Updated: 01 Feb 2008]
Letter from M.E. Chang, Commander U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam to BM1 Sumner Clayton - Eligibility for Combat Action Ribbon
Item Number: 10580101006   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 26 April 1971

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Letter of Dismissal, U.S. Navy - Notification of Retirement
Item Number: 10580101020   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 01 October 1989

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 23 Dec 2011[Updated: 23 Dec 2011]
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Memo from Chief of Naval Personnel to BM1 Sumner Mason Clayton III, U.S. Navy - Certificate for decoration
Item Number: 10580101015   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 22 September 1971

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Memo from Commander U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam to BM1 Clayton - Temporary additional duty authorization
Item Number: 10580101004   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 02 December 1970

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Memo from First Coastal Zone Advisor, U.S. Navy to MN1 Sumner Clayton - Award of Navy Commendation Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device
Item Number: 10580101007   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 21 June 1971

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Military Document, U.S. Navy - Duty Assignment as Minesweeping Advisor, COMNAVSUPPACT Saigon
Item Number: 10580101003   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 12 February 1970

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Patch for Co Van Hai Quan Hoa Ky 1
Item Number: 10580101012   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Personal Award Recommendation for Sumner Mason Clayton III - Navy Commendation Medal, Approved
Item Number: 10580101013   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 03 September 1971

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 22 Dec 2011[Updated: 22 Dec 2011]
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Photo album
Item Number: 1058museum0720   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Green photo album that originally contained photographs, stamps, and a post card from Sumner Clayton's service in Vietnam. The album has a map of South Vietnam on the cover and says, 'Memory of South Vietnam.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 30 Jan 2003[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029542   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photo: 'Our mess hall right after painting it.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029543   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photo: 'Coming back to the base in the helocopter.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029544   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photo: 'Quang Tri river taken from helocopter ride.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029545   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photo: 'Rice paddies north of Quang Tri.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029546   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photo: 'This is part of the Cua Viet River that we sweep and patrol; taken from helocopter.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029547   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photo: 'The road from Quang Tri to Cua Viet.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029548   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photo: 'The sweep coming to pick me up.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029549   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'MSM - used for sweeping and patrol.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029550   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Boats used for minesweeping.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029551   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'LCPL (28), one of the patrol boats.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029552   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Yabuoa Junk of CG-11.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029553   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'I live at the end of this barge where the last door is.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029554   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Starting the sweep up the Cua Viet River.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029555   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Following the sweep back to Cua Viet.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029556   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029557   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029558   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Arming mechanism of V.C. pressure mine - Cua Viet River. Christmas Day (December 25), 1970.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029559   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Eighty pounds of C-4 plastic explosive of V.C. Pressure mine and innertube used to float it out in the river. When they are in position, they puncture the tube and the mines are sent to the river bottom. The innertube is towed by Asampan to position.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029560   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'North Vietnamese mine found by fisherman on Christmas Day (December 25), 1970. Pressure activated, the device is on the top of the red box. Lower left corner is the eighty pounds of C-3 plastic explosive. This one was a dud.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 26 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029561   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Russian hand grenades taken from 2 dead V.C.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029562   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'LCPL sunk by mine. Cua Viet River, 17 February, 1971. Five Vietnamese killed, 2 by drowning.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029563   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Front view.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029564   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Side view of LCPC hit by mine.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029565   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Vietnamese MSC aground Cua Viet. Ran aground 12 October, 1970 on a clear night with calm seas and a full moon.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029566   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029567   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'MSC 116 - still aground.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029568   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Caption written on back of photograph: 'Fishing junk and water taxi at Cuat Viet.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029569   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Quang Tri River.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 08 Nov 2002]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029570   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 08 Nov 2002[Updated: 19 Jan 2006]
Photograph
Item Number: VA029571   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Fishing sampan on Cua Viet River.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Sumner Clayton Collection

Added: 11 Nov 2002[Updated: 11 Nov 2002]
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