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 February 1969



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
                            
Second02-Feb-69172017540h 34m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC1911.9210O-1BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second02-Feb-69172017540h 34m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR   11.9210 BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second02-Feb-69172017540h 34m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR   11.9210 AMMO STORAGE2EADAMAGED 
Second03-Feb-69000205004h 58m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 8"/55HC12014.2250      
Second03-Feb-69082909230h 54m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYVILLAGEQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC1315.3270O-1     
Second03-Feb-69093410000h 26m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAM 8"/55HC1413.6240      
Second03-Feb-69160516580h 53m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC2913.6240O-1BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second03-Feb-69160516580h 53m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR   13.6240O-1STRUCT/BUILDING2EADESTROYED 
Second03-Feb-69171517400h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC4113.6240O-1STRUCT/BUILDING2EADESTROYED 
Second03-Feb-69171517400h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR   13.6240O-1BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second03-Feb-69214201343h 52m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 8"/55HC10613.1230      
Second04-Feb-69085909360h 37m     Naval Gunfire - SV 5TH MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC3711.9210OV-10STRUCT/BUILDING1EADESTROYED 
Second04-Feb-69094109510h 10m     Naval Gunfire - SV 5TH MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC613.1230OV-10     
Second05-Feb-69233002353h 05m     Naval Gunfire - SV AMERDIVNIGHTH AND IQUANG NGAI 8"/55HC5411.9210      
Second06-Feb-69110311350h 32m     Naval Gunfire - SV AMERDIVDAYSTAGING AREAQUANG NGAIGROUND5"/38HC644.580      
Second06-Feb-69110311350h 32m     Naval Gunfire - SV AMERDIVDAYSTAGING AREAQUANG NGAIGROUND5"/38WP14.580      
Second06-Feb-69114112010h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV AMERDIVDAYTUNNELQUANG NGAIGROUND5"/38HC465.7100      
Second06-Feb-69122012300h 10m     Naval Gunfire - SV AMERDIVDAYINFILTRATION PTQUANG NGAIAIR8"/55HC612.5220O-1     
Second06-Feb-69123513000h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV AMERDIVDAYTROOP CONCQUANG NGAIGROUND8"/55HC2810.2180      
Second06-Feb-69133013350h 05m     Naval Gunfire - SV AMERDIVDAYBASE CAMPQUANG NGAIAIR8"/55HC212.5220O-1     
Second07-Feb-69223522550h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRIGROUND8"/55HC1611.4200      
Second07-Feb-69224122440h 03m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTILLUMINATIONQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38ILLUM27.4130      
Second08-Feb-69001700210h 04m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTILLUMINATIONQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38ILLUM12.850      
Second08-Feb-69012502291h 04m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC567.4130      
Second08-Feb-69012502291h 04m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38ILLUM97.4130      
Second08-Feb-69124513100h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND8"/55HC2111.9210 BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second08-Feb-69124513100h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   11.9210 BUNKER2EADAMAGED 
Second08-Feb-69135014450h 55m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC3110.8190O-1BUNKER4EADESTROYED 
Second08-Feb-69135014450h 55m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIAIR   10.8190O-1BUNKER3EADAMAGED 
Second08-Feb-69135014450h 55m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIAIR   10.8190O-1STRUCT/BUILDING2EADAMAGED 
Second08-Feb-69212521330h 08m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC368.5150      
Second09-Feb-69030203040h 02m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTINFILTRATION PTQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC47.4130      
Second09-Feb-69142415010h 37m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC549.1160 BUNKER2EADESTROYED 
Second09-Feb-69142415010h 37m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   9.1160 BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second09-Feb-69150415240h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC449.1160 BUNKER3EADESTROYED 
Second09-Feb-69150415240h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   9.1160 BUNKER2EADAMAGED 
Second09-Feb-69150415240h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   9.1160 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADAMAGED 
Second09-Feb-69162517251h 00m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND8"/55HC4710.8190 STRUCT/BUILDING7EADESTROYED 
Second09-Feb-69175017590h 09m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYSTRUCT/BUILDINGQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC29.1160      
Second10-Feb-69031605532h 37m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC455.7100      
Second10-Feb-69104211130h 31m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC349.1160 BUNKER4EADESTROYED 
Second10-Feb-69104211130h 31m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   9.1160 BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second10-Feb-69113511480h 13m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC288.5150 BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second10-Feb-69213005368h 06m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC14414.8260      
Second11-Feb-69111712451h 28m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYAMMO STORAGEQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC728.0140      
Second11-Feb-69140014150h 15m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYAA SITEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC711.4200O-1BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second11-Feb-69181118230h 12m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC366.8120 BUNKER2EADESTROYED 
Second11-Feb-69190419160h 12m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC328.0140 BUNKER2EADESTROYED 
Second11-Feb-69190419160h 12m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   8.0140 SECONDARY EXP1EA  
Second11-Feb-69215822300h 32m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 3"/50HC254.580      
Second11-Feb-69215822300h 32m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 3"/50VT254.580      
Second12-Feb-69004705004h 13m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC506.8120      
Second12-Feb-69093510230h 48m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC818.0140 BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second12-Feb-69093510230h 48m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   8.0140 BUNKER2EADAMAGED 
Second12-Feb-69112611470h 21m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC218.0140 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADAMAGED 
Second12-Feb-69112611470h 21m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   8.0140 BUNKER2EADAMAGED 
Second12-Feb-69130813280h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND8"/55HC656.8120 BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second12-Feb-69130813280h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   6.8120 BUNKER2EADAMAGED 
Second12-Feb-69145515250h 30m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC2310.8190O-1BUNKER3EADESTROYED 
Second12-Feb-69145515250h 30m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIAIR   10.8190O-1BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second12-Feb-69154016000h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC195.7100O-1BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second12-Feb-69154016000h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIAIR   5.7100O-1BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second12-Feb-69160016300h 30m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC285.190 BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second12-Feb-69160016300h 30m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   5.190 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADAMAGED 
Second12-Feb-69165817150h 17m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC307.4130 BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second12-Feb-69171717460h 29m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND5"/38HC428.0140 BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second12-Feb-69171717460h 29m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIGROUND   8.0140 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADAMAGED 
Second12-Feb-69231705035h 46m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC11114.8260      
Second14-Feb-69001504304h 15m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC907.4130      
Second14-Feb-69001504304h 15m     Naval Gunfire - SV 3RD MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38CVT607.4130      
Second15-Feb-69082509230h 58m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC4512.5220OV-10BUNKER1EADESTROYED 
Second15-Feb-69082509230h 58m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR   12.5220OV-10STRUCT/BUILDING3EADESTROYED 
Second15-Feb-69082509230h 58m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR   12.5220OV-10STRUCT/BUILDING2EADAMAGED 
Second15-Feb-69161016350h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC2511.4200OV-10BUNKER2EADESTROYED 
Second15-Feb-69161016350h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR   11.4200OV-10BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second15-Feb-69164016550h 15m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC1310.8190OV-10     
Second15-Feb-69170517290h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYASSEMBLY AREAQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC2011.4200OV-10     
Second16-Feb-69091009480h 38m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYVC/NVA POSITQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC3511.9210OV-10STRUCT/BUILDING2EADAMAGED 
Second16-Feb-69171217250h 13m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC1210.2180L-19BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second16-Feb-69171217250h 13m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR   10.2180L-19STRUCT/BUILDING1EADESTROYED 
Second16-Feb-69174518080h 23m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC2210.8190L-19BUNKER2EADESTROYED 
Second16-Feb-69174518080h 23m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR   10.8190 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADESTROYED 
Second17-Feb-69180018030h 03m     Naval Gunfire - SV 26-MarDAYBASE CAMPQUANG NAM 8"/55HC86.3110      
Second17-Feb-69205505559h 00m     Naval Gunfire - SV 26-MarNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 5"/38HC1599.1160      
Second17-Feb-69205505559h 00m     Naval Gunfire - SV 26-MarNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 8"/55HC529.1160      
Second17-Feb-69205505559h 00m     Naval Gunfire - SV 26-MarNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 5"/38CVT339.1160      
Second17-Feb-69205505559h 00m     Naval Gunfire - SV 26-MarNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 5"/38ILLUM239.1160      
Second18-Feb-69170717400h 33m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBASE CAMPQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC3910.2180O-1     
Second18-Feb-69175518200h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC296.8120O-1     
Second18-Feb-69184018450h 05m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYINFILTRATION PTQUANG NAM 8"/55HC613.6240      
Second18-Feb-69190004309h 30m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 8"/55HC1279.7170      
Second18-Feb-69190004309h 30m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 5"/38CVT1029.7170      
Second18-Feb-69190004309h 30m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 5"/38HC519.7170      
Second18-Feb-69190004309h 30m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARNIGHTH AND IQUANG NAM 5"/38ILLUM229.7170      
Second19-Feb-69110511130h 08m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYVC/NVA POSITQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC1311.4200OV-10STRUCT/BUILDING1EADESTROYED 
Second19-Feb-69134714230h 36m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYSTRUCT/BUILDINGQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC3910.8190OV-10STRUCT/BUILDING1EADESTROYED 
Second19-Feb-69134714230h 36m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYSTRUCT/BUILDINGQUANG NAMAIR   10.8190OV-10STRUCT/BUILDING1EADAMAGED 
Second19-Feb-69134714230h 36m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYSTRUCT/BUILDINGQUANG NAMAIR   10.8190OV-10BUNKER2EADESTROYED 
Second19-Feb-69162716450h 18m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYBUNKERQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC1811.4200O-1BUNKER1EADAMAGED 
Second19-Feb-69170017250h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV 1ST MARDAYVC/NVA POSITQUANG NAMAIR8"/55HC2411.4200O-1BUNKER2EADAMAGED 
Second19-Feb-69214905307h 41m     Naval Gunfire - SV 7TH MARNIGHTVC/NVA POSITQUANG NAM 8"/55HC1479.7170      
Second19-Feb-69214905307h 41m     Naval Gunfire - SV 7TH MARNIGHTVC/NVA POSITQUANG NAM 5"/38HC939.7170      
Second19-Feb-69214905307h 41m     Naval Gunfire - SV 7TH MARNIGHTVC/NVA POSITQUANG NAM 5"/38ILLUM179.7170      

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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