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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport:
Originally planned as Coastal Minesweeper AMc-187
Laid down, 28 May 1942, at Lynch Ship Building Co., San Diego, CA.
Launched, 30 July 1942
Commissioned USS APc-45, 27 April 1943, LT. Robinson D. Williams USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-45 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-Eight
Decommissioned, 1 April 1946, at San Francisco, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 17 April 1946
Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1947
Sold, 22 January 1948, to Ernest W. Rideout, San Jose, CA. named MV Halawi, removed, 24 January 1948
Acquired in 1949 by Albert Rovelli, Mill Valley, CA. for use as a wrecker, named MV Halawai
Acquired in 1951 by Robert A. Henning, San Francisco, CA. for use as a fishing boat
Acquired in 1958 by Roy C. Furfiord. Westport, WA/ for use as a fishing boat
Acquired in 1959 by Pacific Sea Products of San Francisco, CA. for use as a fishing boat
Acquired in 1964 by Bioproducts, Inc. of Warrington, OR. for use as a fishing boat. renamed FV Tonquin
Acquired in 1973 by Frank F. Parker, Astoria, OR. for use as a fishing boat
Final Disposition, out of documentation in 1990, fate unknown
Displacement 100 t.(lt) 258 t.(fl)
Length 103' 3"
Beam 21' 3"
Draft 9' 3"
Speed 10 kts.
Troop Capacity 66
Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
four single 20mm AA gun mounts
Fuel Capacity Diesel 145 Bbls
one 400shp Atlas 6HM2124 Diesel engine
Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C, Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 400shp
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|01||LT. Williams, Robinson D., USNR||27 April 1943 - July 1944|
|02||LTjg. Green, William M., USNR||July 1944 - March 1945|
|03||LTjg. Taweal, George R., USNR||March 1945 - September 1945|
|04||ENS. Crouch, Vernon N., USNR||September 1945 - March 1946|
|05||ENS. Larson, Lloyd B., USNR||March 1946 - 1 April 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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