10 June IP: 18.104.22.168 Posted on June 10, 2018 at 04:24:16 PM by Terry
1967… South of DaNang, two men from the MCB-4 were injured when their truck hit a mine.
…NMCB-58 completed construction, begun on 13 February 1967, of one “T” shaped officers club, one 16’ x 32’ generator shed, and two 16’x16’ strongback huts for billets for First marine Division Headquarters Battalion.
…CAPT C.G. Miller, CEC, USN, Chief of Staff, COMCBPAC and LCDR F.W. Newcomb, CEC, USN, held a Command and Plans Inspection of NMCB-133.
…NMCB-4 CO visited Seabee Teams 0405 and 0406.
…The NMCB-4 An Hoa construction crew was reduced from 40 to 17 men as the cantonment work was nearing completion.
…NMCB-4 completed a 33,000 sq. yd. soil cement and asphalt parking apron at the Da Nang Air Base.
1968…NMCB-58 began upgrading the roadway and installing drainage structures of 1200 lin. ft. of the access road at Hill 224, Da Nang (L7014, 6641 III; AT955744). The cut-and-fill on this steep hill amounted to 1674 cu. yds moved by the Battalion’s four yard “mini” scraper. 110 yds. of rip-rap were used to retain one fill, and the 12-foot wide roadbed was covered with 251 cu. yds. of road-run rock. The Battaliion had expended 547 man-days of direct labor when the project was turned over to NMCB-22 on 13 August 1968 at 99% completion.
…One artillery attack on Dong Ha
…Small arms fire was received at the An Lo Bridge repair crew at 1230. No NMCB-4 personnel were injured.
1969…A Seabee Team 5801 weapons carrier struck and killed a five year old child in Chau Doc Province.
…LTGEN H. Nickerson, Jr., USMC, Commanding General, III Marine Amphibious Force, Da Nang, toured Camp Hoover.
1970…Bridge 1-C-5 was blown by enemy sappers cutting off Hill 55 from Da Nang.
…NMCB-5’s Detail Juliet, consisting of 1 Officer and 13 Enlisted men departed Camp Haskins North for Vinh Gia (VN 748600) to perform construction activities on an ATSB facility.
1971…Three members of Seabee Team 4006 came under small arms fire while working on a road project near Can Giouc, Lon An Province.