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 September 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
                            
Third01-Sep-72000302342h 31m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC4213.1230      
Third01-Sep-72150315140h 11m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYTROOP CONCQUANG TRIAIR5"/38HC365.190OV-10     
Third01-Sep-72152416020h 38m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYPOLQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC5411.4200OV-10SECONDARY EXP1EA  
Third04-Sep-72224423180h 34m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC9412.5220      
Third05-Sep-72000405475h 43m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC33711.9210      
Third05-Sep-72000405475h 43m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC3011.9210      
Third05-Sep-72101010130h 03m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYBASE CAMPQUANG TRI 8"/55HC1010.8190      
Third05-Sep-72192619300h 04m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYBARGEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC2415.3270      
Third05-Sep-72214521470h 02m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HECVT248.5150      
Third05-Sep-72214521470h 02m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC128.5150      
Third06-Sep-72020002130h 13m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC368.0140      
Third06-Sep-72040507573h 52m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC49613.1230      
Third07-Sep-72020705313h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC3888.0140      
Third07-Sep-72020705313h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC908.0140      
Third07-Sep-72020705313h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HECVT328.0140      
Third07-Sep-72020705313h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38WP278.0140      
Third07-Sep-72020705313h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HE128.0140      
Third07-Sep-72192522212h 56m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC23113.6240      
Third07-Sep-72223523250h 50m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HC1367.4130      
Third07-Sep-72223523250h 50m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC407.4130      
Third07-Sep-72223523250h 50m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 5"/38HECVT247.4130      
Third08-Sep-72003602412h 05m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC808.5150      
Third08-Sep-72003602412h 05m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC808.5150      
Third08-Sep-72024505412h 56m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC1449.1160      
Third08-Sep-72024505412h 56m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC1149.1160      
Third08-Sep-72024505412h 56m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HE489.1160      
Third08-Sep-72024505412h 56m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HECVT489.1160      
Third08-Sep-72160819553h 47m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYAA SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC31514.8260      
Third09-Sep-72053210415h 09m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC3069.1160      
Third09-Sep-72221022540h 44m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38HC1109.7170      
Third09-Sep-72221022540h 44m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 8"/55HC409.7170      
Third09-Sep-72221022540h 44m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38RAP109.7170      
Third10-Sep-72000604424h 36m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38HC1609.1160      
Third10-Sep-72000604424h 36m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 8"/55HC1009.1160      
Third10-Sep-72000604424h 36m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38RAP1009.1160      
Third10-Sep-72000604424h 36m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38HECVT409.1160      
Third11-Sep-72001600250h 09m19 09 32N105 34 52EWG611856bad MGRStoo far inlandSea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HEPD2146.8120      
Third11-Sep-72001700200h 03m19 04 30N105 46 46EWG820930NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HC6715.9280 SECONDARY EXP2EA  
Third11-Sep-72001800200h 02m19 04 30N105 46 46EWG820930NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HC9015.9280 SECONDARY EXP2EA  
Third11-Sep-72001800250h 07m19 42 24N105 55 56EWG977931NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HEPD876.8120      
Third11-Sep-72002000220h 02m19 42 31N105 55 56EWG977950NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HEPD1027.4130      
Third11-Sep-72002100220h 01m19 47 52N105 48 00EWG838931NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTTRANSHIP AREA  8"/55HC1615.3270      
Third11-Sep-72002200230h 01m19 47 45N105 48 00EWG838912NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HC4215.9280      
Third11-Sep-72002400250h 01m19 47 45N105 48 00EWG838912NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HC4215.9280      
Third11-Sep-72002700300h 03m19 47 52N105 48 00EWG838931NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTTRANSHIP AREA  8"/55HC1515.9280      
Third25-Sep-72002800540h 26m19 09 23N105 46 51EWG821838NE4807A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTSUPPLY AREA  8"/55HEPD6013.6240      
Third25-Sep-72002900540h 25m19 47 52N105 48 00EWG838931NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HEPD1714.8260      
Third25-Sep-72003000540h 24m19 47 52N105 48 00EWG838931NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTR/R SEGMENT  8"/55HEPD3714.8260      
Third25-Sep-72003100540h 23m19 47 55N105 48 00EWG838949NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBRIDGE/APP  8"/55HEPD3714.8260      
Third25-Sep-72003200540h 22m19 20 01N105 53 52EWG943802NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTCD SITE  8"/55HEPD279.1160      
Third25-Sep-72003300540h 21m19 20 11N105 53 52EWG943839NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HEPD555.7100      
Third25-Sep-72003300540h 21m19 20 11N105 53 52EWG943839NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTCD SITE  8"/55HEPD105.7100      
Third25-Sep-72003400540h 20m19 04 02N105 54 45EWG960857NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTCD SITE  5"/38HEPD456.3110      
Third25-Sep-72043104370h 06m18 09 06N105 40 51EWF720713NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTBUNKER  8"/55HEPD12914.8260      
Third25-Sep-72043204370h 05m18 25 03N105 39 56EWF703658NE4803A Sea Dragon - NVLINEBACKER NIGHTPOL  8"/55HEPD6015.9280      
Third25-Sep-72222323481h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 727THVNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC3914.8260      
Third25-Sep-72222323481h 25m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 727THVNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC1214.8260      
Third26-Sep-72001400540h 40m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC5112.5220      
Third26-Sep-72010701150h 08m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTH AND IQUANG TRI 8"/55HC4011.9210      
Third26-Sep-72012502591h 34m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 8"/55HC1576.3110      
Third26-Sep-72012502591h 34m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38HC326.3110      
Third26-Sep-72031404030h 49m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 8"/55HC288.5150      
Third26-Sep-72031404030h 49m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38HC278.5150      
Third26-Sep-72040605231h 17m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTBASE CAMPQUANG TRI 8"/55HC429.1160      
Third26-Sep-72040605231h 17m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTBASE CAMPQUANG TRI 5"/38HC129.1160      
Third26-Sep-72075408010h 07m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYMORTAR SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC3613.1230      
Third26-Sep-72170217090h 07m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC208.0140      
Third26-Sep-72205523262h 31m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC4013.1230      
Third26-Sep-72230023390h 39m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38HC217.4130      
Third26-Sep-72230023390h 39m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 8"/55HC157.4130      
Third27-Sep-72004500510h 06m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTVC/NVA POSITQUANG TRI 5"/38HC99.1160      
Third27-Sep-72013702100h 33m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTVC/NVA POSITQUANG TRI 8"/55HC5514.2250      
Third27-Sep-72025505302h 35m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTVC/NVA POSITQUANG TRI 8"/55HC4513.1230      
Third27-Sep-72230223510h 49m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTVC/NVA POSITQUANG TRI 8"/55HC2013.1230      
Third28-Sep-72001901501h 31m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTAA SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC13514.2250      
Third28-Sep-72002804354h 07m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTVC/NVA POSITQUANG TRI 8"/55HC9013.1230      
Third28-Sep-72085209260h 34m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRISHIP8"/55HC5010.8190 SECONDARY EXP4EA  
Third28-Sep-72101211341h 22m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC10311.9210 STRUCT/BUILDING2EADESTROYED 
Third28-Sep-72123013461h 16m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC1112.5220      
Third28-Sep-72145514570h 02m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC206.3110      
Third28-Sep-72150615070h 01m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYVC/NVA POSITQUANG TRI 8"/55HC4114.2250      
Third28-Sep-72152715510h 24m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC1511.4200      
Third28-Sep-72232723280h 01m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTWEAPONQUANG TRI 8"/55HC715.9280      
Third29-Sep-72002803343h 06m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTBUNKERQUANG TRI 8"/55HC14114.8260      
Third29-Sep-72140414560h 52m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYBUNKERQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC12211.9210 STRUCT/BUILDING5EADAMAGED 
Third29-Sep-72220923491h 40m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 5"/38HC155.190      
Third30-Sep-72002805475h 19m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRIAIR5"/38HC455.7100      
Third30-Sep-72083608580h 22m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYBUNKERQUANG TRI 5"/38HC694.070 STRUCT/BUILDING6EADAMAGED2 KIA
Third30-Sep-72083608580h 22m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYBUNKERQUANG TRI    4.070 STRUCT/BUILDING3EADESTROYED 
Third30-Sep-72092409350h 11m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCDAYARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 8"/55HC6013.6240      
Third30-Sep-72192219500h 28m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTRENCH LINEQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC369.1160 SECONDARY EXP2EA  
Third30-Sep-72201021231h 13m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRIAIR8"/55HC699.1160 SECONDARY EXP2EA  
Third30-Sep-72213921450h 06m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTARTILLERY SITEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC95.7100      
Third30-Sep-72221122120h 01m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTAMMO STORAGEQUANG TRI 5"/38HC103.460      
Third30-Sep-72235023550h 05m     Naval Gunfire - SVLAMSON 72VNMCNIGHTTROOP CONCQUANG TRI 8"/55HC2514.8260      

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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