USS MULLINNIX DD-944

 1966 Vietnam Gunline 




Mullinnix, South Vietnam Gunline - 1966

MT 51 Pounding enemy targets

MT 51 Pounding enemy targets - Vietnam 1966
Thanks to MM2 H. R. Barr!!




A special thanks goes to Russell Bobinger, who served aboard the Mighty Mux
from 1965-67, for the pictures below!!
Thanks Russell for the trip down memory lane!

The 10,000th Round viewed in animation


3in Gun Crew
3" gun crew getting ready to do battle. This is the only picture I have ever seen of the forward 3" gunmount manned.
Shelling Vietnam
Mullinnix shelling the Vietnam Coast.
Shelling the coast line
Mullinnix shelling the Vietnam coastline.
Coastline near Danang
Coastline near Danang.
Destroyer Squadron 32
Destroyer Squadron 32 in Vietnam 1966.
Empty Shell Casings
Empty Shell Casings from a days worth of work. Signalman Russell Bobinger is in front of MT52.
Entrance to Saigon River
Entrance to Saigon River.
Helo Transfer
Helo Transfer - Vietnam 1966.
Helo Transferring Troops
Helo transferring Troops to Mullinnix.
Looking for Viet Cong
Looking for Viet Cong.
MT51 aiming at enemy
MT51 aimed at coast of Vietnam.
MT51 blasting away
MT51 blasting away at the enemy coast.
10,000 Round Fired
MT52 firing the 10,000th round during this tour of Vietnam.
MT52 and MT53 Blasting away
MT52 and MT53 blasting away at the enemy.
MT52 and MT53 Firing
MT52 and MT53 blasting away at the enemy.
MT52 and MT53 Firing
MT52 and MT53 firing at Vietnam shoreline.
Gig returning from Danang
Mullinnix gig returning from Danang, Vietnam.
Patrol Boats along side
Patrol Boats alongside Mullinnix in Saigon River.
Rearming at sea
Rearming at sea. That is Signalman Russell Bobinger with powder.
Signalman Russell Bobinger
Signalman Russell Bobinger.
Russell Bobinger
Signalman Russell Bobinger with Vietnam Coastline in background.
Swift Boat
Swift Boats in open water.
Swift Boats near Danang
Swift Boats near Danang.
Vietnam Village
Vietnam Village as viewed through a Mullinnix telescope.
USS Repose
USS Hospital Ship Repose AH-16 near Danang.
Vietnamese Coast Guard Boat
Vietnamese Coast Guard Boat pulling out of Danang Harbor.
Vietnamese Coastal Patrol Boats
Vietnamese Coastal Patrol Boats.
MT 51 Pounding enemy targets
Mullinnix pounding enemy targets - Vietnam Gunline 1966.




Maury Schaffer from CBS News' Meet the Press (from 1966 cruise book)





CDR Nagler Honored

The Navy in Vietnam 1966 (PDF file)




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