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U.S.S. Benewah Photos
Last updated 09/09/99

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Photos courtesy of Albert B. Moore

Albert B. Moore served on the U.S.S. Benewah as a 1st Class Petty Officer from 1966-68. He is the current President of the Mobile Riverine Force Association, a national organization of Navy and Army Personnel who fought on the rivers of Vietnam and with supporting units.

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(1) 5 June 1967 - A month and a half after arriving in-country   (2) 1967 (3) Summer of 1967 Vung Tau Harbor - First Landing of a Helo on the U.S.S Benewah
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(4) Summer of 1967 Dong Tam First Landing of a Helo on a USN Tango Boat (R-92-1) (5) 1967 Mobile Riverine Force operations map and Civil War cannon (6) December 1967
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(7) January 1968 (8) February 1968 (9) 9 July 1968 - 10,000th Landing of a Helo on the U.S.S. Benewah
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(10) Vietnam Veterans Memorial Washington DC 1995 photo (11) Lone Sailor Navy Memorial Washington DC  1995 photo by Albert Moore (12) Speakers Table - MRFA June 98 San Diego Reunion. The flag flew over the Benewah during TET of 68
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(13) Little Creek, VA (2-67)
Two months before arriving
Vietnam
(14) Sunset 1969. Photo courtesy of Don Blankenship (15) Benewah coming along side the USS Hector AR-7, circa June or July 1970. Photo courtesy of Don Blankenship
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(16) Benewah, USS Sphinx and others rafted to Hector  for repairs. Photo courtesy of Don Blankenship (17) Benewah, USS Sphinx and others rafted to Hector  for repairs. Photo courtesy of Don Blankenship

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