The Long Tao Sweepers – Nha Be, SVN – 1966 to 1970

The U.S. Navy’ minesweeping forces keeping the vital waterway open between Vung Tau and Saigon were the 57′ MSB’s of Mine Squadron 11 Detachment Alpha from their base at Nha Be, SVN.

An article I wrote in 2005 while serving as the Vietnam Editor of the Minewarfare Asssociation publication The Silent Defenders is attached:

The Long Tao Sweepers



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