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USS APc-103

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Bravo - Charlie
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)

APc-1 Class Small Coastal Transport
  • Laid down, 26 January 1943, at Fulton Shipyard, Antioch, CA.
  • Launched, 8 March 1943
  • Commissioned USS APc-103, 1 May 1943, LT. Richard J. Wissinger USNR in command
  • During World War II USS APc-103 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    APc Flotilla Five, LT. D. V. Horsburgh USNR;
    APc Group Fourteen LTjg. J. C. Dean USNR;
    APc Division Twenty-Eight
  • Following World War II USS APc-103 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 3 September to 3 December 1945
  • Final Disposition, 12 December 1945, burned at Buckner Bay, Okinawa
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 December 1945
    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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    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Wissinger, Richard John, USNR1 May 1943 - 2 November 1943
    02LTjg. McCloy, Jesse Wilson, USNR2 November 1943 - 10 December 1944
    03LTjg. Fort, Leo Samuel, USNR10 December 1944 - June 1945
    04LTjg. George, Tom G., USNRJune 1945 - 9 October 1945
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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