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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Oscar - Oscar
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport:
Originally planned as Coastal Minesweeper AMc-160
Laid down, 13 April 1942, at Fulton Ship Yard, Antioch, CA.
Launched, 10 June 1942
Commissioned USS APc-23, 5 November 1942, LTjg. Bernard F. Seligman USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-24 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
|New George Group operation
New Georgia-Rendova-Vangunu occupation, 30 June 1943
After completing service in the Southwest Pacific Area USS APc-24 was assigned to:
APc Flotilla Five, LT. G. D. Winsor USNR;
APc Group Thirteen, LT. D. V. Horsburgh, USNR;
APc Division Twenty-Five; LT Dennis Mann, USNR
Decommissioned, 19 April 1946, at Naval Station Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 may 1946
USS APc-24 earned one battle star for World War II service
Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1947
Sold, 22 January 1947, to Joseph Campanelli of San Francisco, Removed, 27 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"
Troop Capacity 66
Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
four single 20mm AA gun mounts
Diesel 145 Bbls
one Exeter DMG-6 Diesel engine
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 300shp
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|01||LTjg. Seligman, Bernard F., USNR||5 November 1942 - 1943|
|02||LT. Hemgren, Clifton F., USNR||1943 - 29 August 1944|
|03||LTjg. Stevenson, John L., USNR||29 August 1944 - 10 February 1945|
|04||LTjg. Heying, Everett L., USNR||10 February 1945 - 24 October 1945|
|05||LTjg. Vukson, Miles, USNR||24 October 1945 - 19 April 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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