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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
Planned as a Coastal Minesweeper AMc-151
Laid down, 12 May 1942, at Anderson & Christofani, San Francisco, CA.
Launched, 18 July 1942
Commissioned USS APc-34, 19 November 1942, LTjg. Harold, B. Palmer USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-34 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
APc Flotilla Five, LT. G. D. Winsor, USNR;
APc Group Fourteen, LTjg. J. C. Dean, USNR;
APc Division Twenty-Seven and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Consolidation of Solomon Islands
Consolidation of southern Solomons, 16 June 1943
Decommissioned, 22 May 1946, at San Diego, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June 1946
USS APc-34 earned one battle star for World War II service
Sold, 3 March 1948, to CIA Commercial S,de R.L. de C. V., Guaymas Sonora Mexico. Removed 15 March 1948
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 100 t.(lt) 234 t.(fl) 258 t.(lim)
Length 103' 3"
Beam 21' 3"
Draft 9' 3"
Troop Capacity 66
Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
four single 20mm AA gun mounts
Diesel 145 Bbls
one General Motors Corp. GM 8-268A Diesel engine
B & K Reduction gear
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 300shp
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|01||LTjg. Palmer, Harold B., USNR||19 November 1942 - 25 September 1943|
|02||LTjg. Driscoll, Robert Paul, USNR||25 September 1943 - 22 March 1944|
|03||LTjg. Smith, Arthur Martin, USNR||22 March 1944 - 4 June 1944|
|04||LT. Lee, Alton Salisbury, USNR||4 June 1944 - 25 August 1944|
|05||LTjg. Tobey, Robert Dowd, USNR||25 August 1944 - 4 February 1945|
|06||ENS. Smedley, Gene F., USNR||4 February 1945 - 6 November 1945|
|07||ENS. McClintock, Michael, USNR||06 November 1945 - 22 May 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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