USS Newport News CA-148 Naval Research - HOSTA Hostile Fire File
"Thunder" USS Newport News CA-148 off North Vietnam October 1967 / image adapted from photo by John Glass  
 
USS Newport News CA-148 Research Pages
 
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USS Newport News CA-148 off North Vietnam
( image from photo by John Glass October 1967 )

Hostile Fire File (HOSTA) 10/25/1966 - 4/5/1970
USS Newport News CA-148 Counter Battery Events

This excerpt from HOSTA contains just the hostile fire events involving USS Newport News CA-148 and is taken from a copy I downloaded on November 28, 2003. It is suitable only for quick reference. Please go to the original for definitive information.  ( how-to info here )

( Notice the 10/18/67 entry when our Aussie escort HMAS Perth was struck by counter battery ! )


USS Newport News CA-148 Counter Battery Events
extracted from "Naval Bombardment File, 10/25/1966 - 4/5/1970" (HOSTA)

DATE OF INCIDENTTIME OF INCIDENT (local: 24 hr. system)NUMBER OF HOSTILE GUNS / SIZE (CALIBRE) OF HOSTILE GUNSNUMBER OF ROUNDS FIRED IN INCIDENTACCURACY OF ENEMY FIRETARGET RANGE IN YARDS / UNKNOWN DATA ELEMENTNAME OF SHIP FIRED UPONFRIENDLY KILLED IN ACTION / FRIENDLY WOUNDED IN ACTIONNAME OF OPERATION
         
10/11/670020 MANYUNK NEWP. NEWSNOSD
         
10/16/67104211/235UNK15300-GOLDSBORO.NOSD
   26UNK23000NEWP. NEWSNO 
         
10/18/670000 2001 HIT16500 /20HMAS PERTH0 / 4SD
   20UNK20000NEWP. NEWSNO 
         
11/06/671715UNK2'100015000NEWP. NEWSNONG
         
11/25/670532-/CD SITE550015300-NEWP. NEWSNONG
 0635   16300   
         
12/03/671948  UNK16000-/15HMAS PERTHNOSD
    UNK19000NEWP. NEWSNO 
         
12/16/671948 75-100UNK14000NEWP. NEWSNOSD
    UNK MCCORMICKNO 
         
12/18/671647 300UNK15800 /27NEWP. NEWSNOSD
    25 MCCORMICKNO 
         
12/19/671817/CD SITES125012600 /10NEWP. NEWSNONG
         
02/03/681757-/ARTY245023000NEWP. NEWSNONG
 1811       
         
02/29/681026-UNK52007000-NEWP. NEWSNONG
 1042   25000 / 0   
         
03/03/681118SMALL710014000 /15NEWP. NEWSNONG
         
03/06/681316SMALL450024200-NEWP. NEWSNONG
     26200 /05   
         
04/16/681810-/CD SITE2510010000NEWP. NEWSNONG
 1824       
         
     Codes:Sea Dragon=SD
      Naval Gunfire=NG







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