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APc-65


APc-65 was transferred to the United Kingdom and later to Greece
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Laid down in 1942 at Hodgdon Bros. East Boothbay ME.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Transferred to Greece in 1942, named HS Anchialos
  • APc-65 never saw active service with the US Navy
  • Commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1942
  • Decommissioned by the Royal Navy, date unknown
  • Returned to US Naval custody, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to Greece, named HS Anchialos
  • 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 Atlas 6HM2124 Diesel engine
    two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 300shp

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    APc-65 50k Ex-APc-65 at anchor, location unknown, while in Greek service as the transport HS Anchialos, circa 1956. Note she's dressed overall with flags (RHN Official).
    Photo from "Jane's Fighting Ships 1956-57"
    Robert Hurst

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