Famous Navy Ships: The USS Pueblo & the “Pueblo Incident”
Following the 1968 'Pueblo Incident' during the Vietnam War and 11-month standoff, the USS Pueblo is among America's most famous Navy ships.
by Brad Reynolds In the midst of the Vietnam War, one of the most famous ships of the era was an electronic and signal intelligence ship posted off the east coast of North Korea. Christened the USS Pueblo after being converted from a WWII-era Army transport ship, she would be the first U.S. Naval ship to be captured on the high seas since the War of 1812. The detainment of the Pueblo and her crew by North Korea would create one of the largest diplomatic and naval controversies of the next sever