“Ambush” By R.DeRosset
This remarkable painting titled “Ambush” #744, by Richard DeRosset depicts the MSB-51 and MSB-49 under attack at 06655, as told by actual crew member Roger Cambell. The attack took place five miles down the river from NHBe, 7 miles south of Saigon on the Long Tau channel on February 15, 1967. This collectable measures 43”x 31.5”.
Artist Richard DeRosset is known for his depictions of maritime scenes which have been commissioned by numerous museums and private collections, notably, The San Diego Aerospace Museum, The Navy Combat Art Museum, and The Smithsonian Institution. He is also the official artist for the San Diego Maritime Museum.
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