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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Delta - Victor
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport:
Originally planned as Coastal Minesweeper AMc-196
Laid down, 30 June 1942, at Herreshoff Boatbuilding Co., Bristol, R.I.
Launched,7 November 1942
Commissioned USS APc-7, 19 December 1942, LTjg. William T. Conlan USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-7 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Admiralty Island landings, 11 to 18 March 1944
Following World War II USS APc-7 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 9 September to 29 November 1945
Decommissioned in May 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 17 April 1946
USS APc-7 earned one battle star for World War II service
Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1947
Sold, 24 February 1948, to Foss Tug & Launch Corp., Seattle WA.
Removed from the Reserve Fleet, 28 February 1948
Final Disposition, fate unknown
24.02.48 Sold Foss Tug & Launch Corp., Seattle WA
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-7 available at Navsource.
|01||LTjg. Conlan, William Thomas, USNR||12 December 1942 - September 1944|
|02||LTjg. Meyer, Bernard George, USNR||September 1944 - December 1944|
|03||LTjg. Dailey, Frank William, USNR||December 1944 - 5 March 1945|
|04||LT. Walker, Archie C., USNR||5 March 1945 - March 1946|
|05||LTjg. Bergman, Durwood L., USNR||March 1946 May 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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