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November - Charlie - Delta - Bravo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1)- World War II Victory Medal

USS APc-6 was sold to South Korea
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport:
  • Originally planned as Coastal Minesweeper AMc-169
  • Laid down, 18 June 1942, at Herreshoff Boatbuilding Co., Bristol, R.I.
  • Launched, 1 October 1942
  • Commissioned USS APc-6, 11 December 1942, LTjg. Corthlaudt, R. Rosebro Jr. USNR in command
  • During World War II USS APc-6 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:

    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates
    Eastern New Guinea operation
    Lae occupation, 9 September 1943
  • Decommissioned, 4 June 1946, at Naval Station Subic Bay Republic of the Philippines
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 July 1946
  • USS APc-6 earned one battle star for World War II service
  • Sold, 24 April 1947 to South Korea
  • 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-16 822k Dry Dock # 2, Navy Yard Charleston, S.C., 9 April 1943, with eight ships on blocks.
    USS APc-16,
    USS APc-20,
    USS APc-6,
    USS APc-7,
    USS APc-8,
    USS APc-14,
    USS APc-18, and
    USS YAG-13,
    US Navy Yard Charleston S.C. photo # 765-43.
    Robert Hall

    There is no DANFS history record for USS APc-6 available at Navsource.
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Rosebro Jr., Corthlaudt R., USNR11 December 1942 - November 1944
    02LTjg. Greffin, William A., USNRNovember 1944 - March 1945
    03LT. Beakly, John S., USNRMarch 1945 - 17 October 1945
    04LT. Rose, Roy D., USNR17 October 1945 - 29 January 1946
    05ENS. MacDonald, J. G., USNR29 January 1946 - April 1946
    06ENS. Leonard, Donald Wilson, USNRApril 1946 - 14 June 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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