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USS Hunter Marshall (APD-112)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Oscar - Foxtrot
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
USS Hunter Marshall (APD-112) was transferred to Ecuador
Rudderow Class Destroyer Escort - Crosley Class High-speed Transport:
Laid down as, Hunter Marshall (DE-602), a Rudderow Class Destroyer Escort, at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Co, Hingham MA.
Redesignated a Crosley Class High-speed Transport while under construction
Launched 5 May 1945
Commissioned USS Hunter Marshall (APD-112), 17 July 1945, CDR. Albert A. Campbell, USNR, in command
Decommissioned 30 May 1946 at Green Cove Springs FL.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs, Florida Group
Struck from the Naval Register 1 June 1960
Transferred to Ecuador, 1 July 1961 for use as a power hulk
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 1,630 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 5"/38 dual purpose gun mount
three twin 40 mm gun mounts
six single 20 mm gun mounts
two depth charge tracks
two Babcox and Wilcox "D" Express type boilers, 435 PSI 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 shafts, shaft horsepower 12,000
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||Personnel aboard Hunter Marshall (APD-112) observe the commissioning ceremony aboard
USS Walsh (APD-111), 11 July 1945, at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard, Inc., Hingham, MA. Hunter Marshall would commission one
week later on 17 July 1945.
||Anita Tiffany Dunford
||USS Hunter Marshall (APD-112) and USS Walter S. Gorka (APD-114) laid up in reserve while moored in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet at Green Cove Springs, Fl., date unknown.
Photo courtesy of th State Archives of Florida.
USS Hunter Marshall (APD-112)
Dictionary of American Navy Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||CDR. Campbell, Albert Alexander, USNR||17 July 1945 - 31 December 1945|
|02||LT. Flanagan, Joseph, USNR||31 December 1945 - 18 January 1946|
|03||LT. Yoken, Richard Lewis, USNR||18 January 1946 - 29 March 1946|
|04||LT. Becker, Joseph James, USNR||29 March 1946 - 30 May 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
USS Hunter Marshall Commissioning Program Contributed by Jane Powell
Destroyer Escort Sailors Association
Last Updated 3 July 2020
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