Adamo, Richard Charles, SN
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Last Rank
Seaman (E-3)
Last Primary Designator/NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Last Duty Station
1968-1968, NSA DaNang, Vietnam/Patrol Boat River Mobile Base 1 (PBRMB-1)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

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Home State
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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Wood Haven, New York

Casualty Date
Feb 28, 1968
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Quang Tri
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Cypress Hills National Cemetery - Brooklyn, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
41E 058 / Section 13 Site 14685

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Last Known Activity
YFU4 was involved in action at Hue City on the Perfume River and Que Viet Rivers during the Tet Counteroffensive campaign. On 26 February 1968. YFU-4 was hit while in a flotilla proceeding up the Que Viet River to Dong Ha. The rocket hit the starboard 20mm gun which was maned by GM3 Gary Crampton, SN Taylor, and SN Richard Adamo. KIA were Gary Crampton and Richard Adamo. WIA were SN Taylor(critical), EN3 Arthur Cockerham(critical), ENFN Danial Love, FN James Jessup,CS David Chatman, Crewman Green,SN Michael McCammond. At the helm was SN Wayne Brill . On the Con Tower was BMC Floyd Scott, and QM2 Robert Sayers.


Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign
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Jun 27, 2014
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