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USS APc-93

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Zulu - Golf
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 in 1942 by Herreshoff Boatbuilding, Bristol, R.I.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned USS APc-93, 26 June 1943, LTjg. William J. Colihan Jr. USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, at Charleston, S.C., 19 February 1944
  • Placed in service at Bermuda, 7 May 1950
  • Placed out of service at Charleston, S.C. and Struck from the Naval Register, 17 October 1955
  • 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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    APc-94 71k USS APc-93 moored inboard of USS APc-92 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 Historical Center.
    Robert Hurst

    There is no history available for USS APc-93 at NavSource
    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Colihan Jr., William Joseph, USNR28 June 1943 - 13 October 1943
    02ENS. Shaw, Edward Francis, USNR13 October 1943 - 19 February 1944
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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