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APc Class, U.S. Coastal Transports


Photograph of APc coastal transport

U.S. Navy. Via Navsource.org

Schematic diagram of APc class coastal transport

U.S. Navy. Via Navsource.org

Specifications:

Tonnage

100 tons light
234 tons fully loaded

Dimensions

103'3" by 21'3" by 9'3"
31.5m by 6.5m by 2.8m

Maximum speed     

10 knots

Complement

25

Armament

4x1 20mm Oerlikon AA guns
Machinery
1-shaft National Supply Corp. MML-6 Diesel (300 shp)
Bunkerage
22 tons diesel fuel

The APcs were coastal craft resembling the Accentor class and completed in 1942-1943. They were wooden-hulled vessels of limited range intended primarily for utility work. Some 111 were completed.

References

NavSource.Org (accessed 2013-9-3)

"Ships of the U.S. Navy. 1940-1945" (accessed 2013-9-3)


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