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USS Passaconaway (AN-86)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Victor - Quebec - India
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
USS Passaconaway (AN-86) was transferred to the Dominican Republic and renamed Separacion (P-208)
Cohoes Class Net Laying Ship:
Authorized as Yard Net Tender YN-111
Laid down, 15 April 1944, as Net Tender AN-86 at Marine Iron and Shipbuilding Co., Duluth, MN.
Launched, 30 June 1944
Commissioned USS Passaconaway (AN-86), 27 April 1945, LT, Allard G. Russell USNR in command
During World War II USS Passaconaway was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned, 1 April 1947, at San Diego, CA.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group
Transferred to Maritime Administration National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA., 19 September 1962
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 December 1962
Removed from the Reserve Fleet anchorage, 30 August 1976 for transfer to the Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility Bremerton WA. sale to the Dominican Republic
Transferred to the Dominican Republic in September 1976, renamed, Separacion (P-208)
Current Disposition active in the Dominican Republic navy
Displacement 785 t.
Length 168' 6"
Beam 33' 10"
Draft 10' 10"
Speed 12.3 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
one single 3"/50 cal gun mount
Diesel 905 Bbls
two Busch-Sulzer BS-539 Diesel-electric engine
single Westinghouse Main Reduction Gear
two 60Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 1,200shp
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||USS Passaconaway (AN-86) photographed by her builders, 23 April 1945, in the original configuration of the class. Her
armament consists of one 3"/50 aft and four 20mm guns, one in a high tub forward of the smokestack, two on top of the bridge, and one just aft of the stack.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-82538, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
||USS Passaconaway (AN-86) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the Navy Memorial.
USS Passaconaway (AN-86)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||LT. Russell, Allard Gilbert, USNR||27 April 1945 - 10 November 1945|
|02||LT. Lathem Jr., Louis P., USNR||10 November 1945 - 30 April 1946|
|03||LTjg. Trent, John Henry, USNR||30 April 1946 - 1 April 1947|
|04||LTjg. Hibbard, Warren Curtis. USN||1 April 1947 - 2 April 1947|
|05||ENS. Bachert, John Oliver, USN||2 April 1947 - 8 April 1947|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Net Tender Stories
MARAD Vessel History Database
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 23 September 2016
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