Chung Tấn Cang

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In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Chung. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should properly be referred to by the given name Cang.

Admiral Chung Tấn Cang (22 July 1926, Gia Định – 24 January 2007, Bakersfield, California) was the commander of the Republic of Vietnam Navy from 1963-65.

Cang took over in November 1963 after Captain Hồ Tấn Quyền, a Diệm loyalist, was executed during the November 1963 coup that led to Diệm's ouster and execution.[1] Cang was one of the "Young Turks" during the era of military juntas in South Vietnam from 1963-67.

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