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USS APc-88

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Yankee - Sierra
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, 29 October 1942 , by Herreshorff Manufacturing Co. Bristol, R. I.
  • Launched, 25 May 1943
  • Commissioned USS APc-88, 21 June 1943, LTjg. Conlon, John J., USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, 22 March 1944
  • In Service, 22 March 1944 - 3 May 1945, at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  • Recommissioned, 3 May 1945, LT. David I. Levine, USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, 26 June 1946
  • Placed In Service, 26 June 1946 at Casco Bay, ME.
  • Placed Out of Service, 28 October 1949 at New London, CT.
  • Struck from the Naval Register and sold, 7 January 1957
  • 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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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Conlon, John James, USNR21 June 1943 - 22 March 1944
     Decommissioned22 March 1944 - 3 May 1945
    02LT. Levine, David Irving, USNR3 May 1945 - 8 November 1945
    03ENS. Koren, Maurice Robert, USNR8 November 1945 - 2 April 1946
    04LTjg. Jones Jr., Fred R., USNR2 April 1946 - 26 June 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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