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International Radio Call Sign:
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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-192
Laid down, 8 August 1942, at Lynch Shipbuilding Co. San Diego, CA.
Launched, 23 October 1942
Commissioned USS APc-50, 9 June 1943, LTjg. Robert L. Linder USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-50 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
APc Flotilla Five, LT. D. V. Horsburgh USNR;
APc Group Fifteen;
APc Division Thirty
Decommissioned, 31 July 1946
Struck from the Naval Register 28 August 1946
Sold 18 May 1948 to Kennydale SYD, Kennydale, WA.
Removed from the Reserve Fleet, 15 June 1948
Documentation ends in 1951
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 100 t.(lt) 258 t.(fl)
Length 103' 3"
Beam 21' 3"
Draft 9' 3"
Troop Capacity 66
Largest Boom Capacity 3 t.
four single 20mm AA gun mounts
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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||USS APc-50 under way in San Francisco Bay, circa 1945-46.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH-81407. Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1974.
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|01||LTjg. Linder, Robert Lester, USNR||9 June 1943 - October 1944|
|02||LTjg. Taylor, George Howell, USNR||October 1944 - April 1945|
|03||ENS. Keller Jr., Paul, USNR||April 1945 - October 1945|
|04||ENS. Huston, Morrison C., USNR||October 1945 - March 1946|
|05||ENS. Drumm, James Francis, USNR||March 1946 - June 1946|
|06||ENS. Solomon, Henry Kaiser, USNR||June 1946 - 31 July 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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