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USMC Security Detachments On Board MSC
Ships

Military   Estimated   BLT 1/4 Sealift   number of Date of boarding Command   refugees USMC detachment (MSC) ship* Location on board boarding (officer in charge) SS Pioneer Contender Cam Ranh Bay 16,700 3 April 3d Plt, Co B         (2dLt Robert E. Lee, Jr.)

 

SS Pioneer Contender Phu Quoc Island 16,700 7 April 3d Plt, Co D         (2dLt Joe Flores, Jr.)

 

SS Trans Colorado Phan Rang 3,500 4 April 1st Plt, Co D         (Unavailable)

 

SS Green Port Phu Quoc Island 6,000 to 8,000 6 April 3d Plt, Co C         3d Plt, Co C         2d Plt, Co D         (2dLt Edward R. Whitesides)

 

SS American Challenger Phu Quoc Island 6,000 6 April 1st Plt, Co C         2d Plt, Co C         (Capt Maurice 0. V. Green)

 

USNS Sgt Kimhro Ham Tan   9 April 3d Plt, Co A         (Unavailable)

 

Source: Amphibious Evacuation RVN Support Group TG 79.9,
Post-Exercise Report, 30 April 1975.

*A11 ships except the Sgt Kimhro were chartered by MSC.





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