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USS Julius A Raven (APD-110)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Papa - India
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
USS Julius A. Raven (APD-110) was transferred to South Korea and renamed ROKS Ung Po (PG-83)
Crosley Class High-speed Transport
Laid down, 26 January 1944, as (DE-600), a Rudderow Class Destroyer Escort at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Co, Hingham MA
Launched, 3 March 1944
Redesignated a Crosley Class High-speed Transport, 17 July 1944
Commissioned USS Julius A. Raven (APD-110), 28 June 1945, CDR. William J. Barney, Jr., USNR, in command
Decommissioned, 31 May 1946, at Green Cove Springs FL.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove Springs FL.
Transferred 1959 to Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Texas Group
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 January 1966
Transferred, on loan, under the Military Assistance Program, to South Korea, 13 January 1966, renamed ROKS Ung Po (PG-83)
Pennant changes (PG-83) (APD-823) (DE-825)
Purchased by South Korea, 15 November 1974
Final Disposition, deleted by the South Korean Navy 1984 and broken up for scrap
Displacement 1,400 t.
Length 306' ovl.
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
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 5"/38 dual purpose gun mount
three twin 40 mm gun mounts
six single 20 mm gun mounts
two depth charge tracks
Propulsion 2 Combustion Engineering "D" Express type boilers, 2 GE Turbines, (turbo-electric drive), 2 shafts, Shaft horsepower 12,000
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||Ex-USS Julius A. Raven (APD-110) underway while in the service of South Korea as ROKS UNG Po (PG-83), date unknown.
||CDR. Tom Sparkman USNR Ret.
Julius A Raven (APD-110)
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Last Updated 22 February 2008
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