OTHER UNITS
Vung Ro Bay was home to several US Army and US Navy units in addition to the 458th Transportation Co. They are listed below in no particular order. Since Steve Leuty has passed away, his well documented site for Vung Ro Bay is no longer available. Please feel free to submit photos and stories to this site. I will do my best to carry on Steve's work.
The personnel listed below have signed into the guestbook.
IUWG 1 Unit 5 (US Navy)
Jim Ellis'68 - '69
Tom Sellers   '68 - 70
Lawrence "Butch" Cornell      '68

119th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
The 119th was the first US Army unit to set up operations in Vung Ro Bay, arriving in Sept. 1966 via a Korean LST.

Sherrell Duncan     '66 - '67
Jack P. Cook  '66 - '67
Thomas Burns'66 - '67
Lt. Bill King     '66 - '67
Rodney Weldon     '67 - '68
Paul Valachovics    '69 -'70
Bobby Brooks'66 - '67
Charles Vance
Bill Shanks     '66 - '67
Cpl.  Ray Sears     '67 - '68
Robert Petrocelli   '67 - '68

344th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY (LARC's)
Timothy Eldred (CO)
Edward Bell

360th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
The 360th was a truck company that hauled fuel and supplies out of Vung Ro Bay.

Joe O'Rourke'68
Rick Parkinson     '66 - '67

545th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
David Lydick '67 - '68
Edward Williams  '67 - '68

854th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
The 854th Trans. Co. provided stevedores to go down into the holds of visiting ships and unload bombs, ammo, etc. There was frequently large supplies of ammo sitting on the Delong Pier.

Dave Harmon
Clinton A. Berry III'69 - '70

856th TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
This unit provides stevedoring services to ships,, unloading bombs & ammo, then transporting to Tuy Hoa Air Force Base.

SSG Gregory Rodriguez     '69 - '70

Co-ordinator, ROK Compound
Wayne Pieske'69 - '70

Medic
Richard Young       '67

Motor Pool
Rick Vincent  '69 - '70

LCU 1544
This Landing Craft made many trips from Qui Nhon to Vung Ro Bay, bringing ammunition for the Korean troops stationed higher up the mountain.

CWO Heinz Weingaertner '70

VUNG RO MOUNTAIN UNITS
visit www.vung-ro-tropo.com for details

261st Signal Company  Darrell Rose
362nd Signal Company Don Wilts
514th Signal Det.  Ed Landgrave
                                 Doug Patterson

 



119th Trans. Co. Barracks
Vung Ro Bay PX
SP-4 Mares
119th Orderly Room
photo by Dave Harmon
photo by Dave Harmon
photo by Dave Harmon
photo by Dave Harmon