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USS APc-19

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Lima - Lima
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-170
  • Laid down, 12 May 1942, at Hodgdon Bros. East Boothbay, ME.
  • Launched, 1 August 1942
  • Commissioned USS APc-19, 12 January 1943, LT. Charles B. Link USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, 15 February 1946, at Naval Station Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA..
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1947 Sold, 21 January 1947, to to Charles E. Kaltenbach, Laguna Beach, CA., Removed 29 January 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 Atlas 6HM2124 Diesel engine
    two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 300shp

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    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Link, Charles Butler, USNR12 January 1943 - September 1944
    02LT. Anderson Jr., L. C., USNRSeptember 1944 - March 1945
    03LTjg. Wilson, R. E., USNRMarch 1945 - 11 May 1945
    04LT. Yonker, Donald Yeton, USNR11 May 1945 - September 1945
    05LTjg. Cox, Robert Thomas, USNRSeptember 1945 - 15 February 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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