Swift Boat Sailors Memorial

Sonny Barber, CAPT, USNR-ret

Dublin Core

Title

Sonny Barber, CAPT, USNR-ret

Subject

Swift Boat Service in the Vietnam War

Description

Barber’s collection consists of images showing PCF 78 in support of MEDCAP (Medical Civic Action Patrol), PCF 101 (hit by enemy recoilless rifle fire on 19 March 1969 in the Cua Dai River south of Da Nang), and Hydrofoils patrol gunboats.

Creator

Sonny Barber

Publisher

Swift Boat Sailors Memorial

Date

Circa 1968-1970

Contributor

Sonny Barber & Suzanne Edwards Irvin

Rights

Photographs/videos in this collection may not be published without permission. Privacy and publicity rights may also apply. Contact information:
Name: Sonny Barber
Email address: sonnybarber@comcast.net

Items in the Sonny Barber, CAPT, USNR-ret Collection

PCF-78 with OIC Ens. Sonny Barber at the after helm approaches the shore in the Cua Dai River 1 April 1969 to support a MEDCAP (Medical Civic Action Patrol) at the Xuyen Long refugee village. PCF-58 provided cover while the COSDIV 12 corpsman, HM1…

PCF-78 with OIC Ens. Sonny Barber at the after helm approaches the shore in the Cua Dai River 1 April 1969 to support a MEDCAP (Medical Civic Action Patrol) at the Xuyen Long refugee village. PCF-58 provided cover while the COSDIV 12 corpsman, HM1…

PCF-78 with OIC Ens. Sonny Barber at the after helm approaches the shore in the Cua Dai River 1 April 1969 to support a MEDCAP (Medical Civic Action Patrol) at the Xuyen Long refugee village. PCF-58 provided cover while the COSDIV 12 corpsman, HM1…

Hydrofoil patrol gunboats Flagstaff (PGH-2) and Tucumcari (PGH-1) tied up in the fall of 1969 near the YFNB that served as headquarters for Coastal Division 12 in Da Nang. The radar site atop Monkey Mountain can be seen in the background. The…

COSDIV 12 maintenance personnel prepare PCF-101 for shipment to NAVBASE Subic for repairs after the boat was hit by enemy recoilless rifle fire on 19 March 1969 in the Cua Dai River south of Da Nang. OIC Ens. Sonny Barber and crewman QM2 Bill…