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American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2)- World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
Originally planned as a Coastal Minesweeper AMc-150
Laid down, 13 May1942, at Anderson & Christofani, San Francisco, CA.
Launched, 4 July 1942
Commissioned USS APc-33, 31 October 1942, LT. James E. Locke USNR in command
During WWII USS APc-33 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|Consolidation of Solomon Islands
Consolidation of southern Solomon Islands, 7 April 1943
Treasury Island landing, 27 October 1943
Decommissioned, 4 February 1946, at San Francisco, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 26 February 1946
USS APc-33 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Sold, 31 December 1946, to William S. Kisich C/O Saverno Co., San Francisco
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 General Motors 8-268A Diesel engine
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single Snow & Knobstedt main reduction gear
single propeller, 400shp
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|01||LT. Locke, James E., USNR||10 October 1942 - 27 December 1943|
|02||LTjg. Bartlett, Lewis C., USNR||27 December 1943 - April 1944|
|03||LTjg. Dean, John C., USNR||April 1944 - September 1944|
|04||ENS. Hersey, John R., USNR||September 1944 - April 1945|
|05||LTjg. Hansen, Gordon A., USNR||April 1945 - July 1945|
|06||LTjg. Earl, Lewis H., USNR||July 1945 - 23 December 1945|
|07||ENS. Crabb Jr., G. A., USNR||23 December 1945 - 4 February 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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