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USS Hayter (APD-80)
USS Hayter (DE-212) (1944 - 1945)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Hotel - Bravo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
USS Hayter was transferred to South Korea, renamed ROKS Jon Nam (PG-86)
Buckley Class Destroyer Escort - Charles Lawrence Class High-speed Transport:
Laid down, 11 August 1943, as Hayter (DE-212), a Buckley Class Destroyer Escort, at Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston S.C.
Launched, 11 November 1943
Commissioned USS Hayter (DE-212), 16 March 1944, LCDR. Harold J. Theriault, USNR in command
Converted to a Charles Lawrence Class High-speed Transport, at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia PA, redesignated (APD-80), 1 June 1945
During World War II USS Hayter was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following action:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Action
|Action and Dates
|Attack and sinking of U-248, 16 January 1945
Decommissioned, 19 March 1946, at Green Cove Springs FL.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Texas Group, Orange, TX.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 December 1966
Transferred to South Korea, 23 July 1967 and renamed ROKS Jon Nam (PG-86) in 1972 redesignated Escort Transport (APD-86)
Purchased outright by South Korea, 15 November 1974
Redesignated (APD-827) in 1980 and finally redesignated (DE-827) in 1982
Final Disposition, struck from the South Korean Navy 1986 and expended as a target by South Korean and US Navy's
USS Hayter earned one battle star for World War II service
Displacement 1,400 t.(lt), 2,130 t.(fl)
Length 306' ovl.
Draft 12' 7" (limiting)
Speed 23.6 kts. (trial)
Range 6,000 nautical miles at 12 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 10 t.
Boats 4 LCVP landing craft
six 1/4 ton trucks
two 1 ton trucks
four ammunition carts
four pack howitzers
Ammunition 6,000 cu. ft.
General Cargo 3,500 cu. ft.
Gasoline 1,000 cu. ft.
one single 5"/38 cal dual purpose gun mount
three twin 40 mm AA gun mounts
six single 20 mm AA gun mounts
two depth charge tracks
NSFO 2,216 Bbls
Diesel 93 Bbls
two Combustion Engineering "D" Express boilers, 435psi 750°
two General Electric turbines, (turbo-electric drive)
Ship's Service Generators
two 300Kw 450V A.C.
two 40Kw 120V D.C.
two propellers, 12,000shp
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||USS Hayter (APD-80) detailed profile drawing.
||©John Robert Barrett
||USS Hayter (APD-80) underway off Newport R.I., circa 1945
USS Hayter web site
||USS Hayter (APD-80) moored with the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs FL. circa 1946
USS Hayter web site
USS Hayter (DE-212 / APD-80)
Dictionary of American Navy Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||LCDR. Theriault, Harold John, USNR||16 March 1944 - December 1944||DE-212|
|02||LCDR. Huey, Frederick, USNR||December 1944 - 17 October 1945||DE-212 / APD-80|
|03||LCDR. Prescott, Elmer Leon, USNR||17 October 1945 - 19 March 1946||APD-80|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Destroyer Escort Sailors Association
Last Updated 14 March 2014
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|