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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Whiskey - Tango
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport:
Originally planned as a Coastal Minesweeper AMc-194
Laid down, 19 September 1942, at Anderson and Cristofani, San Francisco, CA.
Launched, 28 November 1942
Commissioned USS APc-39, 17 February 1943, Franklin L. Knox Jr. USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-39 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
Decommissioned, 13 June 1946, at Seattle, WA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 July 1947
Sold under a General Agency Agreement, 17 February 1946, to Jones & Bronson Co, agents for Rupert Fish Co., Seattle, WA.
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 100 t.(lt) 234 t.(fl) 234 t.(lim)
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 8-268A Diesel engine
Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gears
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 500shp
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|01||LTjg. Knox Jr., Franklin L., USNR||17 February 1943 - September 1944|
|02||LTjg. Warren Jr.,David W., USNR||September 1944 - March 1945|
|03||LTjg. Pausmann, Walter W., USNR||March 1945 - September 1945|
|04||LTjg. Brus, Henry H., USNR||September 1945 - 13 June 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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