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DE-595 / APD-105 Myers
Flag Hoist/International Radio Call Sign:
November - Tango - Papa - Romeo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Crosley Class High-speed Transport:
Laid down, 15 January 1944, as Myers (DE-595), a Rudderow Class Destroyer Escort at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Co, Hingham, MA.
Launched, 15 February 1944
Redesignated a Crosley Class High-speed Transport, 17 July 1944
Commissioned USS Myers (APD-105), 26 March 1945, LT. Donald H. Petterson, USNR, in command
Decommissioned, 18 January 1947
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs, FL.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 June 1960
Final Disposition, transferred to Columbia for use as a power hulk, fate unknown
Displacement 1,400 t.
Draft 12' 7" (limiting)
Speed 23.6 kts. (trial)
Range 6,000 nautical miles at 12 kts.
Complement 12-15 Officers, 189-192 Enlisted
Troop Accommodations 12 Officers, 150 Enlisted
Boats 4 LCVP landing craft
6 1/4-ton trucks
2 1-ton trucks
4 ammunition carts
4 pack howitzers
Ammunition 6,000 cu. ft.
General Cargo 3,500 cu. ft.
Gasoline 1,000 cu. ft.
1 5"/38 dual purpose gun mount
3 twin 40 mm gun mounts
6 single 20 mm gun mounts
2 depth charge tracks
2 Combustion Engineering "D" Express type boilers
2 GE Turbines, (turbo-electric drive)
2 shafts, Shaft horsepower 12,000
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DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Destroyer Escort Sailors Association
Last Updated 1 February 2008
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