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USS APc-101

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Alpha - Papa
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Theater - World War II Victory Medal

APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Laid down, 14 September 1942, at Fulton Shipyard, Antioch, CA.
  • Launched, 14 January 1943
  • Commissioned USS APc-101, 2 April 1943, LT. Jackson Mizell USNR in command
  • During World War II USS APc-101 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    APc Flotilla Five, LT. G. D. Winsor USNR;
    APc Group Thirteen, LT. D. V. Horsburgh, USNR;
    APc Division Twenty-Six
  • Decommissioned, 26 April 1946, at Seattle, WA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) in 1947
  • Sold, 20 January 1947 to Rupert M. Thomas of Seattle, WA. for use as a fishing boat, named F/V Klehowa
  • Acquired in 1951 by Superior Packing Co., Seattle, WA. for use as a freighter, name retained
  • Acquired in 1954 by Martin Dahl dba M. B. Dahl & Sons, Inc. of Juneau AK. for use as a freighter, name retained
  • Acquired in 1967 by Dahl-Hendrickson Inc, of Seattle WA. for use as a fishing boat, name retained
  • Acquired in 1972 by D & V. Boat Co., of Seattle, WA. for use as a fishing boat, name retained
  • Final Disposition, out of documentation in 1987, fate unknown
    Displacement 100 t.(lt) 258 t.(fl)
    Length 103'
    Beam 21' 3"
    Draft 9' 3" (lim)
    Speed 10kts.
    Officers 3
    Enlisted 22
    Troop Capacity 66
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 145 Bbls
    four single 20mm AA gun mounts
    one Enterprise DMG-6 Diesel engine
    two Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 400shp

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    APc-101 150k USS APc-101 at anchor in Francisco Bay, circa 1945-46.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH-81408. Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1974.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command
    APc-101 32k USS APc-101 at anchor, date and location unknown. Robin Boswell

    There is no history available for APc-101 at NavSource
    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Mizell, Jackson, USNR2 April 1943 - March 1944
    02LTjg. Boswell, Orgle M., USNRMarch 1945 - 22 November 1944
    03LTjg. Snel, Jacobus J., USNR22 November 1844 - 1 August 1945
    04LTjg. Glavin Jr., Charles J., USNR1 August 1945 - 6 January 1946
    05ENS. Sweeney, Richard Thomas, USNR6 January 1946 - 24 March 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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