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USS Rednour (APD-102)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Oscar - Alpha
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive - 27 May 1945, Okinawa)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Purple Hearts (3-KIA, 13-WIA, Okinawa, 27 May 1945)
USS Rednour (APD-102) was transferred to Mexico, renamed ARM Chihuahua (B-06)
Crosley Class High-speed Transport:
Laid down, 30 December 1943, as (DE-592), a Rudderow Class Destroyer Escort at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc, Hingham, MA.
Launched, 12 February 1944
Redesignated a Crosley Class High-speed Transport, 17 July 1944
Commissioned USS Rednour (APD-102), 30 December 1944, LCDR R. H. Cramer USNR in command
During World War II USS Rednour was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign;
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 25 April to 14 June 1945
Decommissioned at Green Cove Springs, FL, 24 July 1946
Laid up in Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove Springs
Towed later to the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Texas Group, Orange
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 March 1967
Transferred to Mexico in December 1969, renamed ARM Chihuahua (B-06)
Renamed ARM José María Morelos y Pavón in 1994
Name later restored to Chihuahua with the new pennant number of E20
Stricken from the Mexican Navy, 16 July 2001
Final Disposition, fate unknown
USS Rednour received 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 four 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 40mm AA gun mounts
six single 20mm AA gun mounts
two depth charge tracks
NSFO 2,216 Bbls
Diesel 93 Bbls
two Foster-Wheeler "D" express type boilers, 435psi 750°
two General Electric turbines, (turbo-electric drive)
Ship's Service Generators
two turbo-drive 300Kw 450V A.C.
two turbo-drive 40Kw 120V D.C.
two propellers, 12,000shp
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||USS Rednour (APD-102), circa 1945-46, location unknown.
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 13 January 2012
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