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USS APc-12

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Golf - Tango
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

USS APc-12 was sold to South Korea
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Originally planned as Coastal Minesweeper AMc-181
  • Laid down, 13 April 1942, at Warren Boat Yard, Warren, R. I.
  • Launched, 1 July 1942
  • Commissioned USS APc-12, 1 February 1943, LTjg. William O. Gay Jr. USNR in command
  • During World War II USS APc-12 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Decommissioned, 6 May 1946, at Naval Station Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 21 may 1947
  • Sold to South Korea, 24 April 1947
  • 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 General Motors 8-268A Diesel engine
    single Snow & Knobstedt Main Reduction Gears
    two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 300shp

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    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Gay Jr., William O., USNR1 February 1943 - September 1944
    02LT. Camp Jr., Howard L., USNRSeptember 1944 - December 1944
    03LT. Weiss, Jack M., USNRDecember 1944 - June 1945
    04LTjg. Wilson, Edward Everett, USNRJune 1945 - Dece,ber 1945
    05LTjg. Novotney, Norbert J. USNRDecember 1945 - March 1946
    06ENS. Murphy, Hugh Patrick, USNRMarch 1946 - 6 May 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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