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APc-63


APC-63 was transferred to Great Britain, redesignated HM FT-22 transferred to Greece in 1947
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Laid down in 1942-43 at Camden Shipbuilding, Camden ME.
  • Launched in 1943
  • Completed in June 1943, transferred to Great Britain, redesignated HM FT-22
  • Returned to US Navy custody, date unknown
  • Sold to Greece in 1947
  • APc-63 never saw active service with the US Navy
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 100 t.(lt) 234 t.(fl) 258 t.(lim)
    Length 103' 3"
    Beam 21' 3"
    Draft 9' 3"
    Speed 10kts.
    Complement
    3 officers
    22 enlisted
    Troop Capacity 66
    Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
    Armament
    four single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 145 Bbls
    Propulsion
    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-63 278k Ex-APc-63 moored dockside, while in Royal Navy service as coastal transport HM FT-22, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from "Warships of World War II", by H.T. Lenton and J.J. Colledge, Ian Allan Ltd., London.
    Robert Hurst

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