Australia and the Vietnam War

DVA Logo
Print this page Reduce font size Increase font size

Royal Australian Navy (RAN)

Vung Tau Ferry: Video - Interview 2 John O'Callaghan

Interview 2 John O'Callaghan [John O'Callaghan Australians at War Film Archive, Interview No.0673] 31 MB

Leading Engineering Mechanic (LME), John O’Callaghan, RAN, was on board HMAS Sydney for two voyages to Vietnam during 1965. During this interview he discusses the technical aspects of troop carrying, the trip to Vietnam, the crew’s interaction with the troops at sea and the vulnerability of Sydney at anchor in Vung Tau harbour.

This video requires Adobe Flash Player to be installed.
Download and install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.