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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
APc-97 was transferred to the United Kingdom
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
Laid down, date unknown, by Noank Ship Building, Noank, CT.
Launched, date unknown
Commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1942
Decommissioned by the Royal Navy, date unknown
Returned to US Navy custody, date unknown
Commissioned, USS APc-97 in March 1946, at San Diego, CA., LTjg. Robert B. Bachman USNR in command
Decommissioned, Struck from the Naval Register, 17 May 1946
Sold to George Andrew Hill, San Diego, CA., 6 December 1946
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 General Motors 8-268A Diesel engine
Ship's service generators
two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C.
single propeller, 400shp
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|01||LTjg. Bachman, Robert B., USNR||March 1946 - 17 May 1946|
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Last Updated 8 September 2017
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