Swift Boat Sailors Memorial

Browse Collections (17 total)

Laurence S. Rosato, BM2 '70

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Rosato’s collection consists of various photos, including crew members and “Grizzly”, a mascot for one of the Swift Boats. These images are…

Contributors: Laurence S. Rosato & Suzanne Edwards Irvin

Michael C. Burton, LTJG 66-67


Burton’s collection consists of images from when he was OIC of Crew 109. His crew did one month in the Philippines breaking in new boats and then…

Contributors: Michael C. Burton & Suzanne Edwards Irvin

Roger LeMaster, ETN2 '67


Roger LeMaster, ETN-2 took these pictures while he was assigned to the YR-71, a part of the U.S. Naval Support activity in Da Nang during 1967. His…

Contributors: Roger LeMaster & Suzanne Edwards Irvin

Sonny Barber, CAPT, USNR-ret


Barber’s collection consists of images showing PCF 78 in support of MEDCAP (Medical Civic Action Patrol), PCF 101 (hit by enemy recoilless rifle…

Contributors: Sonny Barber & Suzanne Edwards Irvin

Stars & Stripes

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This collection contains almost 100 articles regarding Swift Boat Sailors and Swift Boat history from the Stars and Stripes, an American newspaper…

Contributors: Stars and Stripes & Suzanne Edwards Irvin

Terry Boone, RD2 '68-'69


Boone's collection consists of photographs and Cruise Book from his time of service in Qui Nohn, 1968-1969, in the Vietnam War.

Contributors: Terry Boone & Suzanne Edwards Irvin

Weymouth D. Symmes, Jr., RD2 '68-'70


Symmes’ collection consists mostly of images depicting RADM Roy F. Hoffmann. These images were part of “This is Latch: The Story of Rear…

Contributors: Weymouth D. Symmes, Jr. & Suzanne Edwards Irvin