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USS APc-1


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Alpha - Bravo
NCAB
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Originally planned as Coastal Minesweeper AMc-164
  • Laid down, 18 May 1942, at Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, CT,
  • Launched, 9 July 1942
  • Commissioned USS APc-1, 1 October 1942
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 100 t.(lt) 234 t.(fl) 258 t.(lim)
    Length 103' 3"
    Beam 21' 3"
    Draft 9' 3"
    Speed 10kts.
    Complement
    3 officers
    22 enlisted
    Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
    Armament
    four single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 145 Bbls
    Propulsion
    one National Supply Corp. MML-6 Diesel engine
    two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 300shp
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    APc-1 123k Drawing of USS APc-1 in camouflage measure 31, design 20-L prepared by the Bureau of Ships for a camouflage scheme intended for small coastal transports of the APc-1 class. This plan, approved by CAPT. Torvald A. Solberg, USN, is dated 16 August 1944. It shows the ship's starboard side, stern and superstructure ends.
    US National Archives photo # 80-G-177469 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
    US Naval Historical Center
    APc-1 131k Drawing of USS APc-1 in camouflage measure 31, design 20-L prepared by the Bureau of Ships for a camouflage scheme intended for small coastal transports of the APc-1 class. This plan, approved by CAPT. Torvald A. Solberg, USN, is dated 16 August 1944. It shows the ship's port side.
    US National Archives photo # 80-G-177470 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
    US Naval Historical Center

    There is no DANFS history available for USS APc-1 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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