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USS APc-10

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Echo - Zulu
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-199
  • Laid down, 27 July 1942, at Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, R.I.
  • Launched, 8 November 1942
  • Commissioned USS APc-10, 4 April 1943, LTjg. Roger T. Kelley USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, 7 June 1946, at San Francisco, CA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 July 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1946
  • Sold, 15 March 1947, to Harold Hunter, Morro Bay, CA. for use as a fishing boat, named FV Donna Ray
  • Removed from the Reserve Fleet, 18 March 1947
  • Acquired in 1972 by Francis B. Mathews, Eureka, CA.
  • Final Disposition, out of documentation in 1983, 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-10 123k USS APc-10 passing through the Golden Gate into Francisco Bay, circa 1945-46.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH-81032. Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1974.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command

    There is no history available for USS APc-10 at NavSource
    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Kelley, Roger T., USNR4 April 1943 - December 1944
    02ENS. Holloway, Robert James, USNRDecember 1944 - December 1945
    03LTjg. Hartley, Vincent L., USNRDecember 1945 - March 1946
    04LTjg. Jones, Harold, USNRMarch 1946 - 7 June 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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