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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Romeo - Victor
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, 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 a Coastal Minesweeper AMc-183
Laid down, 9 July 1942, at Fulton Shipyard, Antioch, CA.
Launched in August 1942
Commissioned USS APc-29, 6 January 1943, LTjg. Everett H. George USNR in command
During WWII USS APc-29 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-Six and participated in the following campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Consolidation of the Solomon Islands
Consolidation of the southern Solomon Islands, 11 May 1943
Decommissioned, 1 April 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
USS APc-29 earned one battle star for World War II service
Sold in 1947 to Arthur S. Thompson, Juneau, AK. for use as a fishing boat, named FV Nuisance IV
Acquired in 1960 by Stanley S. Thompson, Hoonah, AK. for use as a fishing boat
Acquired in 1995 by John Orlando, Mukilteo, WA. for use as a fishing boat
Acquired in 2000 by Kent Hawkins for use as a fishing boat, renamed FV Margaret Ann
Final Disposition, out of documentation in 2001, 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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||USS APc-29, at Guadalcanal, circa 1944.
||Tom De Mott Jr.
There is no DANFS history available for USS APc-29 at NavSource
|01||LTjg. George, Everett H. USNR||6 January 1943 - 25 December 1943|
|02||LTjg. Bower, Charles O., USNR||25 December 1943 - 14 June 1944|
|03||LTjg. Schultz, James Richie, USNR||14 June 1944 - 4 August 1944|
|04||LTjg. Springer, Adrian M., USNR||4 August 1944 - 6 January 1945|
|05||ENS. Shapiro, Harold, USNR||6 January 1945 - 22 July 1945|
|06||ENS. Kendall III, Herbert F., USNR||22 July 1945 - December 1945|
|07||LTjg. Lateer Jr., Norris V., USNR||December 1945 - 1 April 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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