posted on Mar, 28 2008 @ 01:25 AM
SIGINT Reflections of DRV Attacks on USS Maddox - 08/08/1964
Report outlining the initial attack on the USS Maddox in the Gulf of Tonkin which started on the 1st August 1964.
Document date: 1964-08-08
Department: NSA Headquarters, Ft. Meade, MD (DIRNSDA)
Document type: Report
Archivist's Notes: This report of the initial attack on the USS Maddox in the Gulf og Tonkin on the 1st August 1964. 3 PT boats reportedly planned
a torpedo attack on the USS Maddox. The 3 PT boats withdrew after being confronted with aircraft from the USS Ticonderoga. It is also reported that
one of the PT boats sustained damage from one of the Maddox's 5 inch guns. The Maddox sustained no damage.