USS Newport News CA-148 Naval Research - CONGA Combat Naval Gunfire Support File
"Thunder" USS Newport News CA-148 off North Vietnam October 1967 / image adapted from photo by John Glass  
 
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USS Newport News CA-148 off North Vietnam
( image from photo by John Glass October 1967 )


Combat Naval Gunfire Support File (CONGA) 3/1966 - 1/1973
USS Newport News CA-148 CONGA Data November 1967



The Combat Naval Gunfire Support File (CONGA), 3/1966 - 1/1973 contains a record for every naval gun fire mission during that period of the Vietnam War.  Each record contains the date, time, target coordinates, rounds expended, etc.

NN Viet CruiseStart Date (Local)Start Time (Local)End Time (Local)Elapsed TimeLatitudeLongitudeMGRS CoordinatesDMA (MGRS) MapMap NotesOperationOperation NicknameForces SupportedTime of DayTarget TypeProvinceSpotterGunOrdinanceRounds ExpendedRange (mi)Yards (100's)Spotter AircraftEnemy Losses   Enemy Killed
                            
First06-Nov-670807181010h 03m16 20 39N107 01 53EYD170810NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYSTRUCT/BUILDING  8"/55HC13111.7206 STRUCT/BUILDING5EADESTROYED 
First06-Nov-67082517138h 48m16 26 31N107 06 30EYD251901NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYCD SITE  5"/38HC968.3146 STRUCT/BUILDING4EADESTROYED 
First06-Nov-67082517138h 48m16 26 31N107 06 30EYD251901NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYCD SITE  5"/38WP18.3146      
First06-Nov-67091209500h 38m16 47 23N107 07 30EYD265755NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYVC/NVA POSIT  5"/38WP88.2145      
First06-Nov-67110617126h 06m16 25 56N107 04 48EYD221792NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYARTILLERY SITE  8"/55HC4610.3181 STRUCT/BUILDING5EADAMAGED 
First06-Nov-67115512120h 17m16 36 40N107 05 02EYD223775NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYMORTAR SITE  5"/38HC249.4166      
First06-Nov-67131613300h 14m16 21 22N107 21 32EYD520985NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYWBLC OFFSHORE  5"/38AAC188.3146 WBLC OFFSHORE1EADESTROYED 
First06-Nov-67160016250h 25m16 20 48N107 03 00EYD190840NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYTROOP CONC  8"/55HC1815.1266 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADAMAGED 
First06-Nov-67163217120h 40m16 25 57N107 04 14EYD211793NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYTROOP CONC  8"/55HC2910.1178 STRUCT/BUILDING4EADAMAGED 
First06-Nov-67183018490h 19m16 58 20N107 07 11EYD257773NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYVC/NVA POSIT  5"/38HC408.8155      
First06-Nov-67185819110h 13m16 42 01N107 22 01EYD524795bad MGRSopen oceanNaval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYSTRUCT/BUILDING  8"/55HC118.6152      
First06-Nov-67205021150h 25m17 09 45N107 04 36EYD209874NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTASSEMBLY AREA  8"/55HC1511.6204      
First06-Nov-67205122101h 19m16 31 53N107 06 36EYD252898NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HC249.1161      
First06-Nov-67215022070h 17m16 25 45N107 08 10EYD281762NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTINFILTRATION PT  5"/38HC208.8154      
First06-Nov-67234623570h 11m17 09 34N107 06 18EYD239845NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC159.7171      
First07-Nov-67000106076h 06m16 42 22N107 05 09EYD224821NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC2009.5167      
First07-Nov-67002105455h 24m17 04 18N107 07 18EYD258870NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HC566.4112      
First07-Nov-67085613154h 19m16 31 29N107 02 40EYD182815NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYSTRUCT/BUILDING  8"/55HC9613.5238 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADESTROYED 
First07-Nov-67091115476h 36m16 26 28N107 06 29EYD251898NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYCD SITE  5"/38HC709.3164      
First07-Nov-67101213443h 32m17 09 28N107 05 10EYD219825NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYMORTAR SITE  8"/55HC1512.4218 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADAMAGED 
First07-Nov-67114015504h 10m16 58 33N107 02 07EYD167804NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYBUNKER  8"/55HC6912.0212 STRUCT/BUILDING2EADAMAGED 
First07-Nov-67174117550h 14m16 31 18N107 05 29EYD232783NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE DAYVC/NVA POSIT  8"/55HC1512.9227 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADESTROYED 
First07-Nov-67183318520h 19m16 20 48N107 03 34EYD200840NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTTROOP CONC  8"/55HC1514.6257      
First07-Nov-67210022501h 50m16 26 28N107 06 29EYD251898NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTCD SITE  8"/55HC1013.4235      
First07-Nov-67210623402h 34m16 31 39N107 03 48EYD202840NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTVC/NVA POSIT  8"/55HC3313.2233      
First07-Nov-67211421150h 01m16 42 15N107 05 09EYD224807NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTSTRUCT/BUILDING  8"/55HC514.3251      
First07-Nov-67230623510h 45m16 26 31N107 06 30EYD251901NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HC87.8137      
First07-Nov-67231600000h 44m16 53 18N107 06 30EYD246846NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC307.8138      
First08-Nov-67000805425h 34m16 26 25N107 06 29EYD251881NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HC596.7118      
First08-Nov-67001205335h 21m16 42 31N107 05 09EYD224854NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC1408.8154      
First08-Nov-67012301240h 01m16 47 56N107 06 57EYD255855NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTCD SITE  8"/55HC56.0105      
First08-Nov-67012501280h 03m16 37 06N107 06 09EYD243856NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTARTILLERY SITE  8"/55HC86.4112      
First08-Nov-67034505221h 37m16 58 50N107 20 42EYD497897NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVHIGHRISE NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC100.610      
First24-Nov-67053007302h 00m16 48 09N107 06 57EYD255898NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYCD SITE  8"/55HC1359.8164      
First24-Nov-67053007001h 30m16 26 25N107 06 29EYD251881NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYCD SITE  5"/38HC1109.3175      
First24-Nov-67053006401h 10m16 31 47N107 06 36EYD252874NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYAA SITE  8"/55HC569.9163      
First24-Nov-67053007161h 46m16 48 06N107 06 23EYD245881NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYARTILLERY SITE  5"/38HC399.3163      
First24-Nov-67053007001h 30m16 26 25N107 06 29EYD251881NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYCD SITE  5"/38VT379.3164      
First24-Nov-67053007161h 46m16 48 06N107 06 23EYD245881NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYARTILLERY SITE  5"/38VT69.3173      
First24-Nov-67053207231h 51m17 09 43N107 06 51EYD249878NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYAMMO STORAGE  8"/55HC509.5168      
First24-Nov-67053307231h 50m17 04 25N107 06 44EYD248891NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYAA SITE  5"/38HC359.0158      
First24-Nov-67053307281h 55m16 48 06N107 06 23EYD245884NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYARTILLERY SITE  8"/55HC2110.1177      
First24-Nov-67053307231h 50m17 04 25N107 06 44EYD248891NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYAA SITE  5"/38VT159.0158      
First24-Nov-67053506300h 55m16 26 25N107 06 29EYD251888NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYRADAR SITE  5"/38HC409.7171      
First24-Nov-67053507011h 26m17 09 43N107 06 51EYD249878NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYARTILLERY SITE  5"/38HC298.3146      
First24-Nov-67053506300h 55m16 26 25N107 06 29EYD251888NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYRADAR SITE  5"/38VT209.7171      
First24-Nov-67053507011h 26m17 09 43N107 06 51EYD249878NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYARTILLERY SITE  5"/38VT48.3146      
First24-Nov-67054006491h 09m16 20 56N107 06 23EYD250878NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYARTILLERY SITE  8"/55HC329.3164      
First24-Nov-67215723592h 02m16 52 58N107 06 30EYD246789NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTH AND I  8"/55HC488.6151      
First24-Nov-67215723592h 02m16 52 58N107 06 30EYD246789NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC348.6151      
First25-Nov-67010701210h 14m16 58 23N107 07 11EYD257788NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTARTILLERY SITE  5"/38HC328.6152      
First25-Nov-67015004472h 57m16 36 49N107 06 43EYD253801NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTARTILLERY SITE  8"/55HC5710.9191      
First25-Nov-67081008330h 23m17 09 10N107 07 59EYD269779NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HC3211.7206      
First25-Nov-67083711352h 58m16 31 10N107 08 17EYD282762NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HC1110.9191      
First25-Nov-67115912220h 23m16 36 48N107 02 47EYD183798NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH DAYTROOP CONC  8"/55HC1813.8242      
First26-Nov-67000101000h 59m16 20 26N107 07 30EYD270780NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC928.9157      
First26-Nov-67012503592h 34m16 36 43N107 05 35EYD233780NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTSTRUCT/BUILDING  8"/55HC6010.1178      
First26-Nov-67210622081h 02m16 36 40N107 05 02EYD223770NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTSTRUCT/BUILDING  8"/55HC1111.7206      
First26-Nov-67212823402h 12m16 47 33N107 07 31EYD265788NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC339.1161      
First26-Nov-67231023150h 05m16 47 46N107 06 23EYD245820NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTH AND I  8"/55HC1010.4183      
First27-Nov-67000504364h 31m16 47 46N107 06 23EYD245820NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC1099.3164      
First27-Nov-67002403323h 08m16 36 40N107 05 02EYD223770NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVBALL ARCH NIGHTSTRUCT/BUILDING  8"/55HC3711.3199      
First28-Nov-67011704523h 35m19 07 00N105 55 58EWG981407NE4803B Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTCD SITE  8"/55HC1014.8260      
First28-Nov-67094610000h 14m18 50 50N105 56 50EWF998421NE4807A Sea Dragon - NV  DAYCD SITE  8"/55HC614.8260      
First28-Nov-67101010110h 01m18 34 55N105 52 02EWF915480NE4807A Sea Dragon - NV  DAYRADAR SITE  8"/55HC315.3270      
First29-Nov-67150117092h 08m17 04 02N107 06 44EYD248828NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYBUNKER  5"/38HC28.8155      
First29-Nov-67150117092h 08m17 04 02N107 06 44EYD248828NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYBUNKER  5"/38WP18.8155      
First29-Nov-67154316000h 17m17 04 02N107 06 10EYD238829NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYARTILLERY SITE  5"/38HC3214.3251      
First29-Nov-67154316000h 17m17 04 02N107 06 10EYD238829NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYARTILLERY SITE  5"/38WP214.3251      
First29-Nov-67165017470h 57m16 36 26N107 01 05EYD153722NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYBUNKER  8"/55HC4014.5256      
First29-Nov-67210021110h 11m16 58 14N107 01 33EYD157740NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY NIGHTARTILLERY SITE  8"/55HC714.3252      
First29-Nov-67212023302h 10m16 25 45N107 08 10EYD281761NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC118.9156      
First29-Nov-67212321370h 14m19 46 33N105 49 43EWG868698NE4803A Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTCD SITE  8"/55HC1614.2250      
First29-Nov-67212521350h 10m19 29 52N105 48 53EWG855613NE4803A Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTCD SITE  8"/55HC514.2250      
First29-Nov-67212821290h 01m19 24 43N105 47 40EWG834666NE4803A Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTCHOKE PT  8"/55HC1514.8260      
First29-Nov-67213121330h 02m19 19 24N105 48 09EWG843683NE4803A Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTFERRY/APP  8"/55HC1514.8260      
First29-Nov-67233123340h 03m16 47 33N107 06 23EYD245786NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY NIGHTVC/NVA POSIT  8"/55HC4413.5238      
First29-Nov-67233800050h 27m18 31 09N105 46 50EWF824784NE4807A Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTCD SITE  8"/55HC2411.9210      
First29-Nov-67235223550h 03m18 58 33N105 43 16EWF759838NE4807A Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HC1610.2180      
First29-Nov-67235223550h 03m18 58 33N105 43 16EWF759838NE4807A Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38WP1610.2180      
First29-Nov-67235323550h 02m18 53 18N105 38 03EWF668861NE4807A Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HC5114.8260      
First29-Nov-67235623580h 02m18 58 30N105 39 16EWF689829NE4807A Sea Dragon - NV  NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HC2413.6240      
First30-Nov-67000605385h 32m17 09 12N107 04 36EYD209770NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC288.9156      
First30-Nov-67001204144h 02m16 20 29N107 03 34EYD200789NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY NIGHTH AND I  8"/55HC8413.1231      
First30-Nov-67134714430h 56m16 47 20N107 06 57EYD255749NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYARTILLERY SITE  8"/55HC3213.2232      
First30-Nov-67150915110h 02m17 03 33N107 00 32EYD138728NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYBUNKER  8"/55HC1014.9262      
First30-Nov-67151217252h 13m16 25 42N107 00 52EYD151745NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYMORTAR SITE  8"/55HC5313.4235      
First30-Nov-67151515160h 01m16 47 34N107 00 12EYD135775NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYARTILLERY SITE  8"/55HC1013.8243      
First30-Nov-67151715190h 02m16 42 08N107 00 05EYD134777NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYVC/NVA POSIT  8"/55HC1013.8243      
First30-Nov-67152015210h 01m17 03 48N107 02 14EYD168774NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYTROOP CONC  8"/55HC1012.0211      
First30-Nov-67160716450h 38m16 36 33N107 00 32EYD143746NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYASSEMBLY AREA  8"/55HC1614.1249      
First30-Nov-67161716260h 09m17 04 02N107 06 10EYD238829NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYARTILLERY SITE  8"/55HC108.4148      
First30-Nov-67163017591h 29m16 47 57N107 05 16EYD225855NE4812B Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYH AND I  5"/38HC919.3163      
First30-Nov-67172217240h 02m16 47 20N107 00 45EYD145736bad MGRSToo far inlandNaval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY DAYVC/NVA POSIT  8"/55HC814.0247      
First30-Nov-67180123575h 56m16 26 28N107 06 29EYD251898NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY NIGHTH AND I  5"/38HC1929.2162      
First30-Nov-67222323461h 23m17 01 42N107 00 31EYD138387NE4816A Naval Gunfire - SVKENTUCKY NIGHTH AND I  8"/55HC1914.0247      

Source:   Raw .csv CONGA data downloaded from NARA AAD August 2004, and scrubbed by Bob Chase into a usable spreadsheet, CONGANNMissionsv05.xls.


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