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USS APc-85

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

USS APC-85 was transferred to Ecuador
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, R.I.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned, USS APc-85, 7 May 1943, LTjg. Richard A. Green USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, 7 May 1943, at Boston, MA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred, 13 May 1949, to Ecuador, named BAE Cinco de Junio
  • Renamed El Oro in 1951
  • Sold outright in 1961
  • 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 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-85 40k Ex-USS APc-85 under way while in Ecuadorean service as the transport BAE El Oro (ex-Cinco de Junio), date and location unknown. Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS History available for USS APc-85 at NavSource
    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Green, Richard A. USNR7 May 1943 - 7 May 1943
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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