U.S. River Patrol Boat Staging Area Ha Tien(1968-1969)


The American Naval Base at Ha Tien, on the South Vietnam-Cambodia border in the Mekong Delta region, served as a Advanced Tactical Support Base for river patrol boat (PBR) units engaged in anti-infiltration operations along the Vinh Te Canal. In keeping with the Vietnamization of the war. The Ha Tien facility was turned over to the Vietnamese Navy in December 1970 after two years of operation.