P 211830Z JAN 69
FM PT BANKS
TO ZEN/CTG ONE ONE FIVE PT TWO
INFO RHMCSDE/CTF ONE ONE FIVE
RUYVSYD/COMNAVFORV
RHMCSDM/CTU ONE ONE FIVE PT THREE PT SIX
ZEN/NGLO PHAN THIET
ZEN/NILO PHAN THIET
RUYVSYD/COMCOGARDRON ONE
BT
C  O  N  F  I  D  E  N  T  I  A  L
MARKET TIME SPOT REPORT 21/2/27/1 (C)

  1. (U)   PT BANKS
  2. (C)   BN 7686
  3. (C)   1330/0200H
  4. (U)   PT BANKS, PCF 36, PCF 47, SPOOKY 61
  5. (U)   2300H RECEIVED CALL FROM NILO PHAN RANG THAT THE FACILITIES OF BOSTON WHALER SKIMMER WERE NEEDED AT ABOVE POSIT TO EVACUATE FROM BEACH 9 VS ARMY PERSONNEL THAT WERE SURROUNDED BY VC. 0030H ARRIVED ON SCENE. PT BANKS, PCF 47, SPOOKY 61 STANDING BY FOR SUPPORT OF SURROUNDED UNIT. AT 0050H SMALL BOAT WAS USED TO MAKE 2 TRIPS TO BEACH TO PICK UP 9 VS PERSONNEL. AT 0115H SMALL BOAT RETURNED SAFELY FROM SECOND TRIP WITH ALL PERSONNEL.
  6. (U)   NORMAL MARKET TIME PATROL
  7. (C)   EXPENDED 2700 RDS .50 CAL. NEGATIVE FRIENDLY CASUALTIES ENEMY KIA/WIA UNKNOWN OPEN/CEASE FIRE 4700 YDS SMALL BOAT PERSONNEL REPORTED THAT VS PERSONNEL WERE SURROUNDED BY VC AT CLOSE PROX AND UNDER INTENSE SMALL ARMS AND AUTOMATIC FIRE. WHILE 5 VS COVERED THE BOAT THE SMALL BOAT CARRIED 4 PERSONNEL TO PT BANKS THEN RETURNED FOR 5 REMAINING MEN. WHILE SMALL BOAT WAS INVOLVED IN RETRACTING PERSONNEL PT BANKS, PCF 36, PCF 47, AND SPOOKY 61 SUPPLIED CONTINOUS FIRE SUPPORT AND COVERED. HIGH SURF AND ROCKS MADE APPROACH TO BEACH VERY DANGEROUS. ALL 9 VS PERSONNEL WERE BROUGHT TO THIS UNIT. ONE VS HAS SLIGHT WOUND IN LEG. TREATED ON BOARD. INJURY NOT SERIOUS. AT 0155H TRANSFERRED 9 VS PERSONNEL TO PCF 47.
  8. (U)   CLOSED

GP-4
BT

return to PCF 36           return to PCF 47 

 

This page was last updated on:  December 04, 2012 at 13:56