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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"
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||ENS. Lillis, John P., USNR||7 June 1943 - 14 February 1944|
| ||Decommissioned - In-Service||14 February 1944 - 3 April 1945|
|02||LTjg. Bounds, Charles E., USNR||3 April 1945 - December 1945|
|03||LTjg. Lord, Hartley, USNR||December 1945 - 28 June 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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