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

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal _World War II Victory Medal

APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Originally planned as Coastal Minesweeper AMc-166
  • Laid down, 3 June 1942, at Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, R.I.
  • Launched, 6 August 1942
  • Commissioned USS APc-3, 10 November 1942, LTjg, Paul C. Lindley Jr. USNR in command
  • During World War II USS APc-3 was assigned to the Southwest Pacific Theater of Operations
  • Decommissioned, 26 January 1946, at Seattle, WA
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Administration in 1947 for disposal
  • Sold, 24 February 1948 to Foss Tug & Launch Corp., Seattle, WA.
  • Withdrawn from the Reserve Fleet, 25 February 1948
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 100 t.(lt) 234 t.(fl) 258 t.(lim)
    Length 103' 3"
    Beam 21' 3"
    Draft 9' 3"
    Speed 10kts.
    3 officers
    22 enlisted
    Troop Capacity 66
    Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
    four single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 145 Bbls
    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 92k USS APc-1, USS APc-3, USS APc-22, USS APc-5, USS APc-20 nested together in an anchorage in the Solomon Islands, 1944. Ash Family Trust 2017 - Neal Ash for his grandfather Stanley Ash, Boatswain Mate USS APc-1

    There is no DANFS history available for USS APc-3 at NavSource
    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Lindley Jr., Paul C., USNR10 November 1942 - 2 June 1944
    02LT. Baker, Thaddeus L., USNR2 June 1944 - 20 October 1944
    03LT. Verner, Park L., USNR20 October 1944 - 4 March 1945
    04LTjg. Monard, Charles F., USNR4 March 1945 - 25 May 1945
    05LT. Abbott, John M., USNR25 May 1945 - 26 January 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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