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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
Planned as a Coastal Minesweeper AMc-152
Laid down in May 1942 at Anderson & Christofani, San Francisco, CA.
Launched August 1942
Commissioned USS APc-35, 2 December 1942, LTjg. Robert F. Ruben USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-35 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 Solomons, 11 May 1943
|New Georgia Group operation
New Georgia-Rendova-Vangunu occupation, 31 June and 21 July 1943
Damaged by grounding en route to Renard Sound, New Georgia, 08°48'S, 157°46'E, 22 September 1943
Decommissioned and struck from the Naval Register, 26 October 1943
USS APc-35 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, beached and abandoned, 22 September 1943
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 8-258 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. Ruben, Robert F. , USNR||2 December 1942 - 26 October 1943|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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