Vietnamese aboard sampans approach a barge complex on the Cua Lon River during Operation Seafloat in Vietnam.
Cua Lon River Vietnam Date:1969, July 16 Duration:4 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Operation Seafloat in the Cua Lon River,Vietnam. Crewmen stand guard on a barge. A bridge spans the river. Rubble of a village seen on the water's edge. Men remove rockets from canisters and time the rocket mechanism. Two crewmen stand on a barge complex. A control fire ship moves past a barge towards the open river. Vietnamese personnel control the boat. A man looks out over the river through binoculars. Sampans approach the barge complex. Vietnamese aboard the sampans along side the barge. South Vietnamese flags on the sampans. People on sampans arrive to tie the sampans to the barge. Vietnamese move on sampans tied to the barge. A security man checks the sampans. He searches a Vietnamese man and distributes pamphlets to the man. Other Vietnamese men seen on the sampan. An RVN (Republic of Vietnam) flag seen flying stick on the boat. A young boy on the sampan. A man wearing a coolie hat starts a small outboard motor on the sampan. Other boats leave the barge. Two men chat on the deck of the barge. PCFs (Patrol Craft Fast) tied up to the barge in the background with engines running. A group of men stands on the deck area of the barge. American flags on the deck. Landing Craft Mechanized ( LCM-6s) naval crafts tied up in the background. United States Navy and RVN personnel talk on the barge complex.
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