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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Delta - Alpha - Romeo
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-189
Laid down, 8 August 1942, at Lynch Ship Building, San Diego, CA.
Launched, 23 October 1942
Commissioned USS APc-47, 25 February 1943, LT. Warren E. Durin USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-47 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
APc Flotilla Five, LT. D. V. Horsburgh USNR;
APc Group Fourteen LTjg. J. C. Dean USNR;
APc Division Twenty-Eight
Decommissioned, 11 May 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June 1946
Sold, 10 November 1947, to CDR Arthur A. Anderson, USN, Sacramento, CA.
Removed from the Reserve Fleet anchorage, 20 November 1947
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 National Supply Corp. MML-6 Diesel engine
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 300shp
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||APc-47 under way off San Diego, CA., 19 February 1943, a few days before commissioning.
US National Archives
RG-190LCM, photo # 19-N-41653, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
There is no DANFS history available for USS APc-47 at NavSource
|01||LT. Durin, Warren E., USNR||25 February 1943 - 26 July 1944|
|02||LTjg. Worden, Ray Norman, USNR||26 July 1944 - February 1945|
|03||LTjg. De Cleene, Robert O., USNR||February 1945 - June 1945|
|04||ENS. Freeman, Barry O., USNR||June 1945 - November 1945|
|05||ENS. Reavey, R. P., USNR||November 1945 - 11 May 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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