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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2)
Second Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport:
Originally planned as Coastal Minesweeper AMc-174
Laid down, 14 April 1942, at Henry G. Marr Boatbuilding Co., Damariscotta, ME.
Launched, 8 August 1942
Commissioned USS APc-13, 7 December 1942, LTjg. Ogden, Knapp USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-13 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
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|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 3 to 5 February 1944
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 to 18 January 1945
Decommissioned, 19 February 1946, at Seattle, WA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
USS APc-13 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1947
Sold, 18 May 1948, to Raymond G. Turner, San Diego, CA.
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 100 t.(lt) 258 t.(fl)
Length 103' 3"
Beam 21' 3"
Draft 9' 3"
Troop Capacity 66
Largest Boom Capacity 3 t.
four single 20mm AA gun mounts
Diesel 145 Bbls
one General Motors 8-268A Diesel engine
single Snow & Knobstedt Main Reduction Gears
single Main Reduction Gears
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
one propeller, 400shp
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||USS APc-13 moored pierside, date and location unknown.
||Brandon Cooper for his grandfather Roy Dale Cooper Sr. MoMM/2c USS APc-13
There is no DANFS history record for USS APc-13 available at Navsource.
|01||LTjg. Knapp, Ogden, USNR||7 December 1942 - 25 September 1944|
|02||LTjg. MacDougall, William R., USNR||25 September 1944 - 15 January 1945|
|03||LTjg. Franatis, Richard A., USNR||15 January 1945 - 6 December 1945|
|04||LTjg. Tinker, Donald H., USNR||6 December 1945 - 19 February 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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