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USS APc-28

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

    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    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"
    Speed 10kts.
    Officers 3
    Enlisted 22
    Troop Capacity 66
    Largest Boom Capacity 3 t.
    four single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity
    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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    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Nelson, A. Berens, USNR17 December 1942 - April 1943
    02LTjg. Shean, Austin D., USNRApril 1943 - April 1944
    03LTjg. Finigan, Harry A., USNRApril 1944 - 6 August 1944
    04LTjg. Wall, Jack Nelson, USNR6 August 1944 - March 1945
    05LTjg. Toombs, Allen L., USNRMarch 1945 - 28 November 1945
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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