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USS Julius A Raven (APD-110)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Tango - Papa - Tango
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)
Rudderow Class Destroyer Escort - Crosley Class High-speed Transport:
  • Laid down, 26 January 1944, as Julius A. Raven (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
    APD Specifications:
    Displacement 1,630 t.(lt) 2,130 t.(fl)
    Length 306' ovl.
    Beam 37'
    Draft 12' 7" (limiting)
    Speed 23.6 kts. (trial)
    Range 6,000 nautical miles at 12 kts.
    12 Officers
    192 Enlisted
    Troop Accommodations
    12 Officers
    150 Enlisted
    Largest Boom Capacity 10 t.
    Boats four LCVP landing craft
    Troop Accoutrements
    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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    Julius A. Raven 284k 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.

    USS Julius A Raven (APD-110)
    Dictionary of American Navy Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Commanding Officers
    01CDR. Barney Jr., William Joshua, USNR28 June 1945 - 18 October 1945
    02LCDR. Brooks, Theodore William, USNR18 October 1945 - 21 March 1946
    03LTjg. Wallis, Frederick Harold, USNR- 21 March 1946 - 31 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
    Destroyer Escort Sailors Association
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