USS Iwo Jima Class Association Message Board

Return back to Message Board

4/30/1968 attack on LCU 1477 on the CUA Viet River from Michael Powell on November 06, 2019 at 06:55:44

Email: Michael Powell

I was the quarter master on board LCU 1477 that was hit by hostile fire on the CUA Viet River. I was one of the 6 sailors injured and flown to the U.S.S. Iwo Jima by helo from the CUA Viet ramp and then transferred to the U.S.S. Repose for further treatment. There was also 3 of my crew killed along with the 6 injured. Someone was filming our arrival on the U.S.S. Iwo Jima and I would like to know if that film is still available.



Name:
E-mail:
Title:
Message:
Absolutely NO profane language, "spamming" or advertising will be tolerated in this Message Board. By clicking the "Submit" button you agree to these rules and also further understand that your entry may be changed or deleted at the discretion of the Association. Anything you write in this Message Board becomes copyrighted to the USS Iwo Jima Class Association unless specifically mentioned. We promote discussion of our ship, our Association, and our Website. The purpose of this Guest Book is for former crew members, family and Naval enthusiasts to contact each other and leave messages regarding those three things.