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USS APc-75

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

USS APc-75 was transferred to Greece
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Laid down, date unknown, at W. A. Robinson, Ipswich, MA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned, 26 July 1943, LTjg. William B. Simonson USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, 27 August 1943, at Boston, MA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to Greece, named HS Distomon
  • Purchased outright by Greece, 22 July 1952
  • Sold in 1963
  • 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 Diesel engine
    two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D. C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 300shp

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    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Simonson, William B., USNR26 July 1943 - 27 August 1943
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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