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APC-68 was transferred to the Royal Navy and commissioned HM FT-25
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Laid down in 1942 at Hodgdon Bros. East Boothbay ME.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • APc-68 never saw active service with the US Navy
  • Transferred to Great Britain, 9 September 1943, commissioned HM FT-25
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Returned to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1947
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 100 t.(lt) 234 t.(fl) 258 t.(lim)
    Length 103' 3"
    Beam 21' 3"
    Draft 9' 3"
    Speed 10kts.
    3 officers
    22 enlisted
    Troop Capacity 66
    Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
    four single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 145 Bbls
    one Atlas 6HM2124 Diesel engine
    two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 300shp

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    APc-68 123k APc-68 near her builder's yard at East Boothbay, Maine, 7 September 1943, two days before being delivered and handed over to the British under Lend-Lease. She is wearing her British hull number.
    US National Archives RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-51363, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy
    Robert Hurst

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