Personal accounts of the action
Buchanan took part in operation Sea Dragon conducting strikes on North Vietnam. On May 29, 1968 she was hit on forward mast damaging the SPS 37 Antenna. Luckily no one was injured.
Pictures from 1968 crews book
The men standing near the antenna are ( left) ETR2 Hoerz and (right) ETR2 Sandusky.
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