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USS APc-49

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Delta - Bravo - Uniform
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-191
  • Laid down, 6 June 1942, at Lynch Shipbuilding Co. San Diego, CA.
  • Launched, 16 September 1942
  • Commissioned USS APc-49, 19 May 1943, LTjg. Ross. A. Cunningham, USNR in command
  • During World War II USS APc-49 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    APc Flotilla Five, LT. D. V. Horsburgh USNR;
    APc Group Fifteen;
    APc Division Twenty-Nine
  • Decommissioned, 15 January 1946, at Pearl Harbor
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 7 February 1946
  • Sold, date unknown, to a buyer at Honolulu
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 100 t.(lt) 258 t.(fl)
    Length 103' 3"
    Beam 21' 3"
    Draft 9' 3"
    Speed 10kts.
    Officers 3
    Enlisted 22
    Troop Capacity 66
    Largest Boom Capacity 3 t.
    four single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 145 Bbls
    one General Motors 8-268A Diesel engine
    single Main Reduction Gears
    two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    one propeller, 400shp
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    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Cunningham, Ross Allen, USNR19 May 1943 - November 1944
    02LTjg. Hinds, Dan H., USNRNovember 1944 - March 1945
    03ENS. Weiss, Nathan, USNRMarch 1945 - October 1945
    04ENS. Hopkins, Samuel G., USNROctober 1945 - 15 January 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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