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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
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:
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
|Campaign and Dates
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Lae occupation, 9 September 1943
Displacement 100 t.(lt) 234 t.(fl) 258 t.(lim)
Length 103' 3"
Beam 21' 3"
Draft 9' 3"
Troop Capacity 66
Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
four single 20mm AA gun mounts
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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||Dry Dock # 2, Navy Yard Charleston, S.C., 9 April 1943, with eight ships on blocks.
USS APc-18, and
US Navy Yard Charleston S.C. photo # 765-43.
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
|01||LTjg. Rosebro Jr., Corthlaudt R., USNR||11 December 1942 - November 1944|
|02||LTjg. Greffin, William A., USNR||November 1944 - March 1945|
|03||LT. Beakly, John S., USNR||March 1945 - 17 October 1945|
|04||LT. Rose, Roy D., USNR||17 October 1945 - 29 January 1946|
|05||ENS. MacDonald, J. G., USNR||29 January 1946 - April 1946|
|06||ENS. Leonard, Donald Wilson, USNR||April 1946 - 14 June 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Last Updated 23 June 2017
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|