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USS Nicollet (AVS-6)
USS Nicollet (AG-93) (1945)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Echo - Oscar - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Metal (extended) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Alamosa Class Cargo Ship:
Laid down, 9 February 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (C1-M-AV1) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 2153) at Globe Ship Building Co., Superior, WI.
Named Nicollet, 25 February 1944
Launched, 31 July 1944 as (AK-199)
Converted to a Gwinnett Class Aviation Stores Issue Ship by Samuelson Shipyard, Beaumont, TX. and Brown Shipyard, Houston, TX.; redesignated (AG-93), 12 March 1945
Commissioned USS Nicollet (AG-93), 27 April 1945, LT. Francis M. Bible, USNR in command
During World War II USS Nicollet was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Redesignated (AVS-6), 25 May 1945
Following World War II USS Nicollet was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East for the following periods:
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|4 to 26 January 1946||27 January to 28 February 1946
|1 to 13 March 1946||
Decommissioned, 17 June 1946 and transferred to the War Shipping Administration
Struck from the Naval Register, 3 July 1946
Sold to France in 1948, reflagged French
Reflagged Moroccan in 1959
Final Disposition, scrapped in Spain, February 1970
Displacement 2,411t.(lt), 6,240 t.(fl), 7,450 t.(lim)
Length 338' 8"
Beam 50' 4"
Draft 21' 1" (lim)
Speed 11 kts.
one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
six single 20mm AA gun mounts
Fuel Capacity Diesel-6,300 Bbls
one Nordberg Diesel TSM216
two Diesel-drive 250Kw 120V/240 V. D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 1,700shp
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||USS Nicollet (AVS-6) probably photographed under way in San Francisco Bay, CA., in 1945.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 84653, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
||Ex-USS Nicollet (AVS-6) under way while in merchant service as Djerada, date and location unknown.
USS Nicollet (AG-93 / AVS-6)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||LT. Bible, Francis Maynard, USNR||27 April 1945 - 1 September 1945|
|02||LT. Reuter Jr., John Robert, USNR||1 September 1945 - 1 October 1945|
|03||LT. Gordon, Floyd Jerome, USN||1 October 1945 - 17 June 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 8 November 2013
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