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USS Lloyd (DE 209 / APD 63)
Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - F - J - I
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row: Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive) - American Campaign Medal
Second Row: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ 5 stars - European-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - WWII Victory Medal
Third Row: Navy Occupation Service Medal w/ Asia Clasp - National Defense Service Medal - Philippine Liberation Medal w/ 2 stars
Type: TE (turbine-electric drive, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1400 tons (light), 1740 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 9" (extreme)
Draft: 10' 6" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 2 "D" Express boilers, G.E. turbines with electric drive, 12000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 24 kts
Range: 6,000 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 3 x 3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1 twin 40mm Mk1 AA, 8 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 3 x 21" Mk15 TT (3x1), 1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 (144 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks
Complement: 15 / 198
Lloyd (DE 209) Building and Operational Data:
26 July 1943: Keel laid by the Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, S.C.
23 November 1943: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. Ella Lee Lloyd, mother of Ensign Lloyd
11 February 1944: Commissioned, Lcdr Peter N. Gammelgard in command
5 July 1944: Reclassified APD 63, converted at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
1 July 1946: Decommissioned at Green Cove Springs, Fla.
3 January 1951: Recommissioned, Lcdr A. A. Sullivan in command, assigned to the Atlantic Fleet Amphibious Force at Little Creek, Va.
18 February 1958: Decommissioned at Charleston, S.C.
1 June 1966: Stricken from the NVR
5 March 1968: Sold for scrapping to the Southern Scrap Material Co., New Orleans, La. ($30,000)
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
2009 Reunion for the Battle of Ormoc Bay Association
10 - 14 September 2009
Crown Plaza Hotel at Alexandria, Va.
Contact: Irwin J. Kappes
Address: 522 North Shore / Tinton Falls NJ 07753
Phone: (732) 922-6438
E-mail: Irwin Kappes
Contact: William M. Dallam (Sec'y/Treas., Ormoc Bay Assoc.)
Address: 117 Tuscarora St. / Harrisburg PA 17104
E-mail: William Dallam
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