unit history information
for HMM-164

From date 690123 to 690124

HMM-164 was a US Marine Corps unit
SLF-B was a US Navy unit
Primary service involved, US Marine Corps
Quang Nam Province, I Corps, South Vietnam
Description: The Command Chronology states that at 1200H operational control of the squadron passed from CTF 79 to CTG 79.5 for the final phase of Bold Mariner. YT-11 was externally lifted out of Bright-Lad Kilo's position. Lt's Rottrup and Howe had made an emergency landing there on 23 Jan when an engine failed. Squadron aircraft flew 82 sorties, 19.8 flight hours, and lifted 381 troops/passengers including 252 detainees and 13.7 tons of cargo.
Comments: 1LT Rottrup, ; HMM-164 pilot; ; 1LT Howe, ; HMM-164 pilot; ;

The source for this information was HMM-164 Command Chronology Jan 69 dated 15 Feb 69

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