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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Kilo - Charlie
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport:
Originally planned as a Coastal Minesweeper AMc-157
Laid down, 14 April 1942, at Camden Ship Building and Marineway, Camden, ME.
Launched, 8 August 1942
Commissioned USS APc-17, 11 January 1943, LT. Converse O. Smith USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-17 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned, 9 March 1946 a Naval Station Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines
Struck from the Naval Register, 20 March 1946
Final Disposition, destroyed, 14 March 1946, by sinking in Manila Bay
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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||APc-17, launching, 8 August 1942, at Camden Ship Building and Marineway, Camden, ME.
||Tom De Mott Jr.
There is no DANFS history record for USS APc-17 available at Navsource.
|01||LT. Smith, Converse Owen, USNR||1 January 1943 - May 1944|
|02||LTjg. Dunn, James A., USNR||May 1944 - September 1944|
|03||LT. East, Charles D., USNR||September 1944 -December 1944|
|04||LT. Feather, Barclay, USNR||December 1944 - June 1945|
|05||LTjg. Bell, Calvin O., USNR||June 1945 - December 1945|
|06||ENS. Butterfield, F. Ellis, USNR||December 1945 - 9 March 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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