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Patrol Boat, River (also referred to as Riverine and Pibber), or PBR, is the US Navy designation for a type of rigid-hulled patrol boat used in the Vietnam W…
Tags: Boats, Patrol, Pt.1, Vietnam
July 19, 2014 at 9:19 am (UTC 0)
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GReat video… very informative…
July 19, 2014 at 10:14 am (UTC 0)
thank you for his memory may his soul find the way to peace for he will
never be forgotten and thank you for your service that is if u were
July 19, 2014 at 10:49 am (UTC 0)
@DROPD5150 I wish I could’ve met your papa, he sounds like a pretty good
guy, thank you for sharing this story… hooyah.
July 19, 2014 at 11:01 am (UTC 0)
they didn’t repel shit.. they got there ass kicked.. wtf book did u read?
they couldn’t do jack shit while the USA was there. wasn’t till after the
USA and it’s allies left that they could take on the weaker South.
July 19, 2014 at 11:23 am (UTC 0)
Um yeah both the United States and France were pushed out of Vietnam. They
technically won both wars.
July 19, 2014 at 11:39 am (UTC 0)
i salute your pops!..
July 19, 2014 at 11:57 am (UTC 0)
Before my time didn’t these use a 427 Chevy to drive the screw ?
July 19, 2014 at 12:53 pm (UTC 0)
Brown water navy
July 19, 2014 at 1:15 pm (UTC 0)
I have a good friend who served on one of these in the delta. He doesn’t
like to talk about it. Saw too much and wants it gone from his mind. I wish
I could help him.
July 19, 2014 at 1:20 pm (UTC 0)
July 19, 2014 at 1:50 pm (UTC 0)
This war was just another waste of time and lives. Period.
July 19, 2014 at 1:51 pm (UTC 0)
USA was never pushed out… only France was.. the USA simply left and did a
draw down over the years before leaving. the USA left late 1972, the South
fell about 2-3 years later.
July 19, 2014 at 2:24 pm (UTC 0)
You are exactly correct. It took the Vietnamese 1000 years to get rid of
the Chinese, 90 years to get rid of the French, and General Giap told the
US it would take 10 years to get rid of them. He was right.
July 19, 2014 at 2:53 pm (UTC 0)
My Dad was on the USS Skagit During operation DOUBLE EAGLE..He drove and
was a gunner in MIKE BOATS and other landing craft..He Did 4 Tours all
together..He Passed away from a Heart attack in 1986…R.I.P. POPS!
July 19, 2014 at 3:47 pm (UTC 0)
a very good boat.commander pbr 72,river sec 542 nha bea 1966-1968 don pendry
July 19, 2014 at 4:35 pm (UTC 0)
C- C- COMBO BREAKER
July 19, 2014 at 5:29 pm (UTC 0)
I think you just proved my point.
July 19, 2014 at 6:12 pm (UTC 0)
ha pbr go milwaukees pride pabst blue ribbon
July 19, 2014 at 6:45 pm (UTC 0)
Yes but could they catch that fucking shark in Jaws!
July 19, 2014 at 7:12 pm (UTC 0)
im sorry for your loss of a great man my pops was up in germany repairing
h1 hueys unaware to his higher ranks that he was tweakin the engine to go
faster then what the speed gauge read so those h1-hueys could get in and
out faster then what was military standard at the time hes still with us
July 19, 2014 at 7:21 pm (UTC 0)
Pops name was Edgar H. Vertrees..he went by “Eddie” or mostly “Butch” from
July 19, 2014 at 8:18 pm (UTC 0)
Your dad was good man my parents grew up in a communist country and we all
thank the USA and it’s soldiers for fighting the good fight.
July 19, 2014 at 8:50 pm (UTC 0)
How much did these boats cost to make?
July 19, 2014 at 9:42 pm (UTC 0)
You have to give the vietnamese props. I mean they took on multiple world
superpowers and repelled them, Im a patriot of America, and I salute the
July 19, 2014 at 10:24 pm (UTC 0)
4th comment :p
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