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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Tango - Bravo
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-185
Laid down, 15 July 1942, at Fulton Shipyard, Antioch, CA.
Launched, 8 September 1942
Commissioned USS APc-31, 30 January 1943, LT. Roland H. Loomis USNR in command
During WWII USS APc-31 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:
Treasury Island landing, 1 November 1943
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
USS APc-31 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. Loomis, Roland H., USNR||30 January 1943 - March 1943|
|02||LTjg. Skinner, Cortland A., USNR||March 1944 - September 1944|
|03||LTjg. Armour, John W., USNR||September 1944 - December 1944|
|04||LTjg. Valeri, Ulderico, USNR||December 1944 - August 1945|
|05||LTjg. Herreman, Rial O., USNR||August 1945 - November 1945|
|06||LTjg. Johnson, R. C., USNR||November 1945 - ?
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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