BROWN WATER LST


1968 Washtenaw Photo

U.S.S. WASHTENAW COUNTY, LST-1166/MSS-2

Washtenaw was one of many LST's serving on the muddy brown rivers of Vietnam's Mekong Delta. LST - Landing Ship, Tank; MSS - Minesweeper, Special (Device). (Photo circa 1968 - with Mobile Riverine Force)










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© 1998-2014 Robert Coombs; served aboard LST 1166 Mar '68 to Feb '70.

Other duty stations: Amphibious Construction Battalion One (ACB-1), Coronado, CA. - U.S.S. Mobile (LKA-115) - U.S.S. Pickaway (APA/LPA-222) - APL-9

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