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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
Laid down, 5 January 1943, by Noank Ship Building, Noank, CT.
Launched, 18 September 1943
Commissioned USS APc-98, 14 December 1943, LTjg. Gordon D. Winsor USNR in command
During World War II USS APc-98 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
APc Flotilla Five, LT. D. V. Horsburgh USNR;
APc Group Fifteen
APc Division Thirty
Decommissioned, 24 January 1946 at San Francisco, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 7 February 1946
Transferred to th Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1947
Sold, 7 November 1947, to Hugh Allen Rideout, San Jose, CA. for use as a fishing boat, named FV E. V. Rideout
Final Disposition, burned, 19 January 1950 in the Gulf of Nicoya off the Coast of Costa Rica
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. Winsor, Gordon Dow, USNR||14 December 1943 - 2 December 1944|
|02||LTjg. McDowell, Lyle H., USNR||2 December 1944 - September 1945 |
|03||LTjg. Davis III, James D., USNR||September 1945 - January 1946|
|04||LTjg. Walsh, Robert Edward, USNR||January 1946 - 24 January 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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