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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Romeo - Mike
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
Originally planned as a Coastal Minesweeper AMc-182
Laid down, 26 June 1942, at Fulton Shipyard, Antioch, CA.
Launched, 4 August 1942
Commissioned USS APc-28, 17 December 1942, LT. Berens, A. Nelson USNR in command
During WWII USS APc-28 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
APc Flotilla Five, LT. G. D. Winsor USNR;
APc Group Thirteen, LT. D. V. Horsburgh, USNR;
APc Division Twenty-Five, LT Dennis Mann and participated in the following campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 27 to 30 June 1945
Following World War II USS APc-28 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 3 September to 29 November 1945
Decommissioned, 28 November 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 December 1945
USS APc-28 earned one battle star for World War II service
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 Enterprise DMG-6 Diesel engine
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 400shp
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|01||LT. Nelson, A. Berens, USNR||17 December 1942 - April 1943|
|02||LTjg. Shean, Austin D., USNR||April 1943 - April 1944|
|03||LTjg. Finigan, Harry A., USNR||April 1944 - 6 August 1944|
|04||LTjg. Wall, Jack Nelson, USNR||6 August 1944 - March 1945|
|05||LTjg. Toombs, Allen L., USNR||March 1945 - 28 November 1945|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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