• cubi point: they moved a mountain - united states navy

    cubi point: they moved a mountain - united states navy

    This was soon followed by the assembly of a rock crusher by NMCB-5 and the beginning of quarry operations at Mancha Bluff. During the following months, the crusher and quarry would produce thousands of yards of crushed stone and riprap, the basic materials for the huge construction program. ... The Seabees overcame this problem by building a

  • this week inseabeehistory: january 17-23 |seabeeonline

    this week inseabeehistory: january 17-23 |seabeeonline

    Jan 21, 2021 · 1968: Seabee Team 0602 arrived in Phouc Le, Republic of Vietnam (RVN). The Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 rock crusher site was named Camp Coker in memory of Yeoman 3rd Class D.C. Coker who was killed in a mortar attack on 30 August 1967. Seabee Team 4002 Advance Party arrived at Camp Shields, Chu Lai, RVN

  • back to vietnam the cec /seabeehistorical foundation

    back to vietnam the cec /seabeehistorical foundation

    I was their may 1968 Jan 1969 some time as tet. M C B 1 . Their was another Battalion in same wire that received motor fire that nightSome Seabees where hurt don’t remember how bad . Don’t remember what battalion: I worked on night crew our crusher was down so our lights where off .iThe other battalion was working with lite on

  • seabees expeditionary rock crusher recycles wardebris

    seabees expeditionary rock crusher recycles wardebris

    Apr 13, 2011 · PORT HUENEME, Calif. — Future Seabee construction project capability got better, lighter and faster, March 31, when the Naval Facilities Expeditionary Logistics Center’s (NFELC) Expeditionary Rock Crusher was officially given the OK to fly. The Expeditionary Rock Crusher, or Eagle 1200-25CC portable impact crusher, can be loaded into a C-5 Galaxy aircraft and shipped anywhere Seabees are

  • seabees expeditionary rock crusher recycles war debris

    seabees expeditionary rock crusher recycles war debris

    Apr 13, 2011 · The Expeditionary Rock Crusher, or Eagle 1200-25CC portable impact crusher, can be loaded into a C-5 Galaxy aircraft and shipped anywhere Seabees are deployed. Before the Expeditionary Rock Crusher was developed, deployed Seabees could not easily deploy a rock crusher and had to rely on local raw materials and suppliers to produce many of the key ingredients in their construction projects

  • mcb9 history - mcb1-mcb9

    mcb9 history - mcb1-mcb9

    operated a rock crusher and asphalt plant, laid 23 miles of asphalt road, built a new enlisted men's club, repaired damage done to the pier by marine borers, replaced 1,000 feet of steam line, and painted eight buildings and 21 fuel tanks. Other projects included rehabilitation of water, power and

  • thisweek in seabee history (december 8-14) |seabeeonline

    thisweek in seabee history (december 8-14) |seabeeonline

    Dec 08, 2019 · Among the countless items being offered were 650 trucks, 54 cranes, rock crushers, scrapers, air compressors, pole trailer, cranes, graders, bucket loaders, winches, pumps, and generators, 20 February 1946. (Courtesy of U.S. Navy Seabee Museum) 1966: NMCB 7 main body returned to Davisville, Rhode Island in 14 C-130 aircraft flights

  • this week inseabeehistory: december 2-8 hampton roads

    this week inseabeehistory: december 2-8 hampton roads

    Dec 07, 2018 · 1954: One of the largest auctions of used and unused naval equipment ever offered for sale was held 7-8 December 1954.Materiel valued at $8.1 million went up for auction including automotive, construction and industrial equipment as well as spare parts. Among the countless items being offered were 650 trucks, 54 cranes, rock crushers, scrapers, air compressors, pole trailer, cranes, …

  • rock crusher vietnam 1969- caesar heavy machinery

    rock crusher vietnam 1969- caesar heavy machinery

    The Rock Crusher Jan Feb 1968 The Rock Crusher RC was a quarry operated by US Navy Sea Bees which produced gravel for construction projects It was located at the base of and over shadowed by Hill 433 a steep and boulder strewn mountain at coordinates YD713136 150000 map of Hue near Nam Hoa Provincial Route QL 547 ran past the RC

  • veteran recalls serving as aseabeein vietnam

    veteran recalls serving as aseabeein vietnam

    Nov 07, 2020 · This was 1969, and while we did lose two men on my birthday, the unit lost six men KIA at Phu Loc. Phu Loc was an outpost with a rock crusher over the Hai Van Pass, where most of the 2ndplatoon and a large portion of 3 platoons were sent at the outset of the deployment

  • category:united states navy images from camp covington, guam

    category:united states navy images from camp covington, guam

    US Navy 071201-N-7367K-003 Seabees with U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1, Guam Det., and the 30th Naval Construction Regiment examine the Orote Point rock quarry on board Naval Base Guam.jpg 2,100 × 1,396; 2.58 MB

  • stonemen of 71

    stonemen of 71

    Two dozers, D-8’s, push and scrape loose boulders and rock into piles for a mammoth shovel and a few front-end loaders to scoop up, loading the waiting bodies of huge Euclid trucks–each piece of equipment driven by a shirtless, sweating, dust covered Seabee from SeventyOne. The …

  • the wall of faces -vietnam veterans memorial fund

    the wall of faces -vietnam veterans memorial fund

    The Seabees were determined to defend and hold the camp which they had worked so hard to build. Seabee's killed in action at Phu Loc, RVN, while providing security (mortar crew) for rock crusher, Detail Echo. The camp was named Camp DeShurley after the mortar crew leader who was also KIA in the same incident. Det Echo, NMCB-9:

  • seabees celebrate 75th anniversary| sdpb radio

    seabees celebrate 75th anniversary| sdpb radio

    Mar 02, 2017 · Did that for 3 months and then I transferred out to the rock crusher. I think there was 26 of us Seabees and about a hundred Marines around the rock crusher and then guarding the bridge at the river…which usually got blown up and then they’d put pontoons floating you back and forth. But we came under attack several times at the rock crusher

  • togetherweserved - john foreman peek, bu3

    togetherweserved - john foreman peek, bu3

    He was a Navy Seabee with NMCB-9 he was KIA on 3/31/1968 along with 5 others deffending the Phu Loc rock crushing plant. This was the highest KIA of Seabee losses in one day of the Vietnam conflict, this date 3/31/1968. Here are report records and statements from that attack. 1968…

  • expeditionary rock crusher goes global

    expeditionary rock crusher goes global

    The Expeditionary Rock Crusher, or Eagle 1200-25CC portable impact crusher, can be loaded into a C-5 Galaxy aircraft and shipped anywhere Seabees are deployed

  • palmer station construction 1966-67

    palmer station construction 1966-67

    The 750 tons of cargo it brought included materials for the new station Biolab as well as two 955 tracked forklifts, a Northwest 25 crane (left, USCG photo, AJ July-August 1967), and a Universal rock crusher. The Seabee platoon was divided into 2 sections on 12-hour shifts

  • togetherweserved - james francis galati, cmcn

    togetherweserved - james francis galati, cmcn

    Last Known Activity He was a Navy Seabee with NMCB-9 he was KIA on 3/31/1968 along with 5 others deffending the Phu Loc rock crushing plant. This was the highest KIA of Seabee losses in one day of the Vietnam conflict, this date 3/31/1968. Here are report records and statements from that attack. 1968… In an action that was typical of the "fighter/builders" of the Navy Seabees deployed in