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USS Collingsworth (LPA-146)
USS Collingsworth (APA-146) (1945 - 1968)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Delta - Quebec - Hotel
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)
Haskell Class Attack Transport:
Laid down, 6 October 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (VC2-S-AP5) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 62) at California Shipbuilding Co., Wilmington, CA.
Launched, 2 December 1944
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission and placed in commission as USS Collingsworth (APA-146), 27 February 1945, CAPT. Charles H. Anderson Jr. USN (25) in command
During World War II USS Collingsworth was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Following World War II USS Collingsworth was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September to 29 November 1945
Decommissioned 17 March 1946 at Norfolk VA.
Returned to the Maritime Administration, 20 March 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 28 March 1946
Reclassified an Amphibious Transport (LPA-146), 1 January 1969
Withdrawn from reserve by the US Navy for stripping, 23 June 1983
Sold, 17 September 1983, to Conn Transport Inc, (Ogden), Resold to Filia Oil N.V. Netherlands
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 15 April 1985, to Desquaces Mastea S.A.
Displacement 6,873 t.(lt) 14,837 t.(fl)
Speed 17.7 kts. (trial)
Enlisted 1,465 Enlisted
Largest Boom Capacity 35 t.
Cargo Capacity 2,900 DWT
non-refrigerated 150,000 Cu ft.
one open LCPL
one covered LCPL (Captain's Gig)
one single 5"/38 cal dual-purpose gun mount
four twin 40mm AA gun mounts
one quad 40mm AA gun mount
ten single 20mm AA gun mounts
NSFO 7,780 Bbls
Diesel 970 Bbls
one Joshua-Hendy geared turbine
two Babcock and Wilcox header-type boilers, 465psi 750°
double Joshua-Hendy Main Reduction Gear
three 300Kw 120V/240V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
one propeller, 8,500shp
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USS Collingsworth (APA-146 / LPA-146)
DANFS History entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
|01||CAPT. Anderson Jr., Charles Harper||27 February 1945 - 17 March 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Web Sites of Interest
MARAD Vessel History Data Base
Last Updated 21 February 2014
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