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USS APc-92

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Zulu - Delta

USS APC-92 was transferred to Haiti and named Vertieres
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, 5 December 1942, by Herreshoff Boatbuilding, Bristol, R.I.
  • Launched, 30 March 1943
  • Commissioned USS APc-92, 15 May 1943, LTjg. William P. Croxton USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, at Charleston, S.C., 18 February 1944
  • Placed in service at Bermuda, 17 April 1950
  • Placed out of service at Charleston, S.C, Struck from the Naval Register and sold to Haiti, 18 June 1952
  • Transferred to Haitian renamed Vertieres
  • Final Disposition, lost, date 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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    Size Image Description Contributed
    APc-94 71k USS APc-92 moored outboard of USS APc-93 in August 1949. The two vessels were used as service craft on boat pool duty at Bermuda in 1947 and were placed out of service at Charleston, S.C., in 1950. In 1952 APc-92 became the Haitian Vertieres.
    US Navy photo # NH 83853 from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command, courtesy
    Robert Hurst

    There is no history available for USS APc-92 at NavSource
    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Croxton, William P., USNR15 May 1943 - 18 February 1944
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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