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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
Laid down, 3 October 1942 , by Herreshorff Manufacturing Co. Bristol, R. I.
Launched, 9 February 1943
Commissioned USS APc-86, 20 April 1943, LT. Norman C. Ross USNR in command
Decommissioned, 11 February 1944
Placed In-Service, 27 March 1944, as a ferry at Bermuda
Placed Out-f-Service 28 June 1946 at Casco Bay, ME,
Placed in service 16 April 1947
Placed Out-Of Service, 16 August 1955, towed to New London by USS Mosopelea (ATF-158)
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold to Berkley L. & H. G. Simpson, Beaufort, N.C.
Displacement 100 t.(lt) 258 t.(fl)
Length 103' 3"
Beam 21' 3"
Draft 9' 3"
Troop Capacity 66
Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
four single 20mm AA gun mounts
Fuel Capacity 145 Bbls.
one National Supply Corp. MML-6 Diesel engine
Ship's service generators
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C.
single propeller, 400shp
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|01||LT. Ross, Norman C. USNR||20 April 1943 - 11 February 1944|
|03||LT. Whitman Jr., Gerald R. USNR (Officer in Charge)||6 March 1946 - 28 June 1944|
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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