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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport:
Originally planned as Coastal Minesweeper AMc-153
Laid down, 19 May 1942, at Anderson & Cristofani, San Francisco, CA.
Launched, 29 August 1942
Commissioned USS APc-36, 18 December 1942, LTjg, Kermit L. Otto USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-36 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 campaigns:
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
||Consolidation of Solomon Islands
Consolidation of southern Solomon Islands, 11 May 1943
|New Georgia Group operation
New Georgia-Rendova-Vangunu occupation, 1 July 1943
Decommissioned, 1 April 1946, at San Francisco, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 17 April 1946
USS APc-36 earned two battle star for World War II service
Sold, 17 February 1948, to Fred Cook, Arkansas Pass, TX., Removed 18 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 6-268A 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. Otto, Kermit L., USNR||18 December 1942 - 20 January 1944|
|02||LTjg. McGraw, Willie D., USNR||20 January 1944 - July 1944|
|03||LTjg. Cardle, John R., USNR||July 1944 - 1945|
|04||LTjg. Wolfson, Jerome Thomas, USNR||1945 - 18 September 1945|
|05||LTjg. Dunroe, John Henry, USNR||18 September 1945 - March 1946|
|06||ENS. Dunn, Thomas John, USNR||March 1946 - 1 April 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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