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USS APc-87

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Yankee - Papa
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, 13 October 1942 , by Herreshorff Manufacturing Co. Bristol, R. I.
  • Launched, 28 April 1943
  • Commissioned USS APc-87, 7 June 1943, ENS. John P. Lillis USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, 14 February 1944 , placed In Service at Bermuda
  • Recommissioned, 3 April 1945, LTjg. Charles E. Bounds USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, 28 June 1946, placed In Service at Casco Bay, ME.
  • Placed Out of Service, 23 June 1947
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold, 31 December 1947, after grounding while in tow by USS Mosopelea (ATF-158) off New London, CT., Removed 16 January 1948
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 100 t.(lt) 258 t.(fl)
    Length 103' 3"
    Beam 21' 3"
    Draft 9' 3"
    Speed 10kts.
    Officers 3
    Enlisted 22
    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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    Commanding Officers
    01ENS. Lillis, John P., USNR7 June 1943 - 14 February 1944
     Decommissioned - In-Service14 February 1944 - 3 April 1945
    02LTjg. Bounds, Charles E., USNR3 April 1945 - December 1945
    03LTjg. Lord, Hartley, USNRDecember 1945 - 28 June 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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