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 May 1972



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
                            
Third11-May-72174318060h 23m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HEPD3314.8260 STRUCT/BUILDING2EADESTROYED 
Third11-May-72174318060h 23m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI    14.8260 ARTILLERY SITE2EADAMAGED 
Third11-May-72174318060h 23m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI    14.8260 SECONDARY EXP4EA  
Third11-May-72181218230h 11m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYAREA/LZ PREPQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HEPD815.3270 STRUCT/BUILDING4EADESTROYED 
Third11-May-72181218230h 11m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYAREA/LZ PREPQUANG TRI    15.3270 SECONDARY EXP4EA  
Third11-May-72204721160h 29m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD20513.1230      
Third12-May-72004301160h 33m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD14311.9210      
Third12-May-72085409500h 56m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC6912.5220 STRUCT/BUILDING7EADESTROYED 
Third12-May-72085409500h 56m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYH AND IQUANG TRI    12.5220 SECONDARY EXP4EA  
Third13-May-72090009200h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANH369 MARDAYAREA/LZ PREPQUANG TRI 5"/38HEPD2638.5150      
Third13-May-72090009200h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANH369 MARDAYAREA/LZ PREPQUANG TRI 5"/38AAC328.5150      
Third13-May-72090009200h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANH369 MARDAYAREA/LZ PREPQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD308.5150      
Third13-May-72124713200h 33m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANH369 MARDAYTROOP CONCQUANG TRIAIR5"/38AAC278.0140  0  5 KIA
Third13-May-72185919390h 40m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANH369 MARDAYSTAGING AREAQUANG TRI 5"/38AAC994.070 STRUCT/BUILDING10EADESTROYED 
Third13-May-72185919390h 40m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANH369 MARDAYSTAGING AREAQUANG TRI 5"/38HCPD454.070 STRUCT/BUILDING15EADAMAGED 
Third15-May-72010003442h 44m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HCPD10016.5290      
Third15-May-72010003442h 44m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD7216.5290      
Third15-May-72091810010h 43m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYTROOP CONCQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HCPD3715.9280      
Third15-May-72122212400h 18m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYASSEMBLY AREAQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HCPD1616.5290      
Third15-May-72124613180h 32m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYMISSILE SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD1714.8260      
Third15-May-72223422580h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD6210.8190      
Third15-May-72223422580h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38AAC3710.8190 SECONDARY EXP1EA  
Third15-May-72224323040h 21m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HCPD1105.7100      
Third16-May-72010101400h 39m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD4612.5220      
Third16-May-72031803490h 31m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD9214.8260      
Third16-May-72200020240h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD259.1160 SECONDARY EXP1EA  
Third16-May-72200020240h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38WP29.1160      
Third16-May-72200020240h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38ILLUM29.1160      
Third17-May-72044906011h 12m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD20115.9280      
Third17-May-72083709581h 21m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HCPD6012.5220 SECONDARY EXP2EA  
Third17-May-72100810200h 12m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYCD SITEQUANG TRIGROUND8"/55HC635.7100      
Third17-May-72144215060h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD9914.2250      
Third17-May-72162117200h 59m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYCD SITEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HCPD1279.1160      
Third17-May-72162117200h 59m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYCD SITEQUANG TRIAIR5"/38HC29.1160 SECONDARY EXP10EA  
Third17-May-72221822340h 16m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD416.5290      
Third18-May-72013101550h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD2013.6240      
Third18-May-72023002510h 21m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD1815.9280      
Third18-May-72170017410h 41m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYFERRY/APPQUANG TRIAIR5"/38HC1036.3140      
Third18-May-72170017410h 41m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYFERRY/APPQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HCPD228.0110      
Third18-May-72195019560h 06m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTTRUCKQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HCPD1413.6240      
Third18-May-72200522462h 41m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD19511.9210      
Third18-May-72232323240h 01m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD211.4200      
Third20-May-72060006160h 16m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC309.7170      
Third20-May-72060006160h 16m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD189.7170      
Third20-May-72123114592h 28m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC16014.8110      
Third20-May-72123114592h 28m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HCPD10014.8260      
Third20-May-72123114592h 28m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38AAC806.3260      
Third20-May-72221722420h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HCPD3213.1230      
Third21-May-72000100230h 22m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD2313.1230      
Third21-May-72041904350h 16m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD2513.1230      
Third22-May-72015502220h 27m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD6914.8260      
Third22-May-72175321443h 51m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYROAD SEGMENTQUANG TRI 8"/55HC6610.2180      
Third22-May-72175321443h 51m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYROAD SEGMENTQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD1410.2180      
Third22-May-72194219520h 10m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC1013.6240      
Third23-May-72012502461h 21m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD21812.5220      
Third23-May-72072309512h 28m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYSTAGING AREAQUANG TRIAIR5"/38HC1075.190 STRUCT/BUILDING3EADAMAGED 
Third23-May-72130413060h 02m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC108.5150 SECONDARY EXP2EA  
Third23-May-72130413060h 02m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38WP58.5150      
Third23-May-72150716000h 53m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC948.0140      
Third23-May-72150716000h 53m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38WP58.0140      
Third23-May-72185819010h 03m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC108.5150      
Third23-May-72185819010h 03m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38WP58.5150      
Third23-May-72203521030h 28m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTCD SITEQUANG TRIAIR5"/38HC305.190 SECONDARY EXP2EA  
Third23-May-72203521030h 28m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTCD SITEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HCPD15.190 STRUCT/BUILDING1EADESTROYED 
Third24-May-72060008102h 10m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANHVNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HCPD3366.3110      
Third24-May-72060008102h 10m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANHVNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38AAC3346.3110      
Third24-May-72060008102h 10m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANHVNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD3326.3110      
Third24-May-72145015020h 12m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANHVNMCDAYTROOP CONCQUANG TRIAIR5"/38HCPD24.070      
Third24-May-72155716190h 22m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANHVNMCDAYTROOP CONCQUANG TRIAIR5"/38AAC2203.460 STAGING AREA2EADESTROYED 
Third24-May-72161917150h 56m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANHVNMCDAYTROOP CONCQUANG TRIAIR5"/38HCPD63.460      
Third24-May-72224623250h 39m     Naval Gunfire - SVSONG THANHVNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HCPD6413.1230      
Third25-May-72011202000h 48m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTTANKQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HCPD4313.1230      
Third25-May-72032003260h 06m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD2415.3270      
Third25-May-720918053820h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTBUNKERQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD19014.8260      
Third25-May-72173017360h 06m     Naval Gunfire - SV  DAYSTAGING AREAQUANG TRI 8"/55HC11014.8260      
Third26-May-72041805381h 20m     Naval Gunfire - SV  NIGHTBUNKERQUANG TRI 8"/55HCPD19014.8260      
Third26-May-72215822010h 03m18 23 12N105 53 00EWF933327NE4807B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA SHIP8"/55HC2315.9280      
Third27-May-72011801210h 03m18 20 50N105 35 53EWF632879NE4807A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2615.3270      
Third27-May-72011901210h 02m18 32 00N105 34 54EWF614934NE4807A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD3614.8260      
Third27-May-72012201240h 02m18 43 04N105 33 55EWF596971NE4807A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTTRANSHIP AREA  8"/55HCPD2415.3270      
Third27-May-72041904200h 01m19 21 11N105 35 05EWG614008NE4807B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTTRANSHIP AREA  8"/55HCPD3515.1266      
Third27-May-72041904230h 04m19 48 41N105 45 12EWG789082NE4807B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTTRANSHIP AREA  8"/55HCPD2615.1265      
Third27-May-72042104220h 01m18 21 22N105 35 54EWF632971NE4807A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTTRANSHIP AREA  8"/55HCPD2415.3269      
Third27-May-72214321440h 01m16 43 02N106 56 43EYD074933NE4812B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2414.8260      
Third28-May-72004700480h 01m17 45 48N106 28 04EXE556464NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTVEHICLE  8"/55HCPD2413.6240      
Third28-May-72023502360h 01m17 39 13N106 38 08EXE735262NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTVEHICLE  8"/55HCPD2413.1230      
Third28-May-72211021110h 01m18 38 05N106 09 10EXF216088NE4803B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2315.3270      
Third29-May-72022302240h 01m19 08 30N105 46 51EWG821672NE4807B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HCPD2415.3270      
Third29-May-72022302250h 02m19 13 36N105 46 55EWG822617NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA SHIP8"/55HCPD2414.8260 SECONDARY EXP20EA  
Third29-May-72044204430h 01m19 33 18N105 42 06EWG736248NE4803B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2415.9280      
Third29-May-72044304440h 01m19 33 25N105 42 06EWG736266bad MGRSopen oceanSea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTTRANSHIP AREA  8"/55HCPD2415.9280      
Third29-May-72044604490h 03m19 44 40N105 49 08EWG858340NE4803B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTCD SITE SHIP8"/55HCPD2415.4271      
Third29-May-72213521350h 00m17 59 25N106 46 29EXE879005NE4812B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2515.9280      
Third30-May-72000300040h 01m17 34 36N106 25 02EXE504390NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HCPD2415.9280      
Third30-May-72001100120h 01m17 41 11N106 27 58EXE555611NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2413.6240      
Third30-May-72020702080h 01m17 18 42N106 25 52EXE521463NE4812B Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD3915.6275      
Third30-May-72020702100h 03m17 34 37N106 29 00EXE574409NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD1914.8260      
Third30-May-72021702190h 02m17 29 06N106 33 59EXE663391NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD1914.5255      
Third30-May-72211721180h 01m16 27 05N106 53 35EYD021988NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2414.8260      
Third30-May-72212421250h 01m17 44 06N106 42 12EXE806171NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTPOL SHIP8"/55HCPD2015.3270 SECONDARY EXP2EA  
Third30-May-72231023110h 01m18 03 16N106 26 07EXE519685NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTVEHICLE  8"/55HCPD2415.2268      
Third30-May-722314131514h 01m17 30 07N106 28 54EXE573575NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTTRANSHIP AREA SHIP8"/55HCPD2613.6239 SECONDARY EXP20EA  
Third31-May-72005200530h 01m17 32 58N106 39 09EXE754115NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2415.6275      
Third31-May-72010201030h 01m17 44 47N106 33 09EXE646280NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBASE CAMP  8"/55HCPD2415.9280      
Third31-May-72223422340h 00m17 33 59N106 34 04EXE664299NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2414.8260      
Third31-May-72235223530h 01m17 22 18N106 31 02EXE612132NE4812A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HCPD2415.3270      

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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