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USS APc-96


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Zulu - Papa
NKZP
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, 25 March 1943, by Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., Bristol, R.I.
  • Launched, 26 June 1943
  • Commissioned USS APc-96, 28 July 1943, LTjg. Richard A. Green USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 100 t.(lt) 258 t.(fl)
    Length 103' 3"
    Beam 21' 3"
    Draft 9' 3"
    Speed 10kts.
    Complement
    Officers 3
    Enlisted 22
    Troop Capacity 66
    Largest Boom Capacity 2 t.
    Armament
    four single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity 145 Bbls.
    Propulsion
    one National Superior MML-6 Diesel engine
    Ship's service generators
    two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C.
    single propeller, 400shp

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    Commanding Officers
    01LTjg. Green, Richard Allen, USNR28 July 1943 - December 1944
    02LTjg. Baillie, Richard S., LTJG USNRDecember 1944 - March 1945
    03LTjg. Brooks, Atwood Gordon, LTJG USNRMarch 1945 - June 1945
    04LTjg. Ross, Elmer Francis, LTJG USNRJune 1945 - December 1945
    05LTjg. Chappell, Story F., LTJG USNRDecember 1945 - March1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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