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Upham

(APD-99: dp. 1,390; 1. 306'; b. 37', dr. 12'7", s. 24 k.; cpl. 204; a. 1 5", 6 40mm.; cl. Crosley)

Upham (DE-283) was laid down on 13 December 1943 at Charleston, S.C., by the Charleston Navy Yard launched on 9 March 1944; and sponsored by Mrs. Mabel Upham, the widow of Admiral Upham. The ship was redesignated APD 99 on 17 July 1944 and was converted to a high-speed transport by the Charleston Navy Yard. She was commissioned on 23 July 1945, Lt. Richard E. Farwell, USNR, in command.

Upham conducted her shakedown training in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from 8 August to 10 September; during the cruise, the war in the Pacific came to an end with Japan's capitulation in mid-August. Thus, too late to participate in combat, the fast transport exercised with an operational training unit in Chesapeake Bay until 5 October. She then served a brief tour of training duty out of Miami, Fla., from 8 to 22 October.

Then, shifting north to Hampton Roads, Upham reached Norfolk in time for Navy Day festivities before sailing for Jacksonville, Fla., to prepare for inactivation. Decommissioned on 25 April 1946, Upham was placed in the Reserve Fleet group on the St. John's River at Green Cove Springs, Fla. The ship remained inactive until struck from the Navy list on 1 June 1960.

Sold to the government of Colombia in January 1962, the erstwhile fast transport was converted for service as a floating power station and, while not carried on the Colombian Navy list, presumably served in that capacity into the 1970's.


Construction and commissioning

Upham was laid down as the Rudderow-class destroyer escort USS Upham (DE-283) on 13 December 1943 by the Charleston Navy Yard at Charleston, South Carolina, and was launched on 9 March 1944, sponsored by Mrs. Mabel Upham, the widow of the ship ' s namesake, Admiral Frank B. Upham. The ship was reclassified as a Crosley-class high-speed transport and redesignated APD-99 on 17 July 1944. After conversion to her new role, she was commissioned on 23 July 1945 with Lieutenant Richard E. Farwell, USNR, in command.


Character symbolism

Not only did Upham represent the loss of innocence of war but he also symbolised the "Everyman" the moment when he almost picks up the souvenir German helmet symbolises how he could have fought on either side, he was a neutral soldier.

His compassion was what resulted in him causing the deaths of Miller (from convincing him to free Willie) and Mellish when the German stabbed him. The latter in particular metaphorically displays Upham represented how the Americans knew what the Germans were doing to the Jews (Mellish) during WW2 but failed to intervene and make the Germans pay until much later.

His illusion of neutrality faded when he finally had to pick and side and kill Steamboat Willie, his character revelation being how he finally understood the horrors of war. It became clear that Upham had turned into a hardened and true soldier because of the whole experience.

There was also a running gag within the film in how he was the only soldier to not understand what the word "Fubar" meant. When he finally learns what it means when indirectly told by Mellish, it once against highlights his innocence. He also didn't smoke before the battle of Ramelle, a minor example of his innocence as he is only just understanding the stress war can impose on a man.


One More for Good Form

After recovering from his injuries in Egypt, Upham was promoted to Captain and given command of a company of New Zealand troops in the Western Desert of Egypt. During the first Battle of El Alamein, Captain Upham continued his long history of leading from the front. By the evening of July 14 th , he had already been wounded twice but continued to remain with his men.

During an attack on El Ruweisat Ridge, he personally went ahead of his company to assess the initial phase of the attack and braved heavy fire to bring back the vital information.

British troops manning a defensive position at El Alamein.

When his company was ordered into the main assault, they came under heavy fire from four machine gun nests and a number of tanks raining devastating fire down upon his men. However, Captain Upham could be seen and heard above the fire by his men and he rallied them at great risk to himself to take the objective.

He single-handedly destroyed several gun positions and a single German tank with his action, during which he was shot through the elbow, shattering his arm.

Weak from the loss of blood, he was finally removed to the Regimental Aid Post but once his wound was dressed he returned to his men, still under heavy fire. They continued to hold off the numerically overwhelming Germans throughout the day, but when he received additional wounds he finally collapsed and was unable to move.

His company had been reduced to 6 men, and the position was eventually overrun leading to his capture. For these actions, he would be awarded his second Victoria Cross after the war.

A German 88mm anti-tank gun captured and destroyed by New Zealand troops near El Alamein, 17 July 1942.


Upham, Hampshire

Upham, a parish, with a village, in Hants, 2½ miles NNW of Bishops Waltham station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post and money order office under Bishops Waltham telegraph office, Bishops Waltham. Acreage, 2883 population, 688. There is a parish council consisting of six members. Relics of a Roman villa were found in 1849. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester net value, £260 with residence. The church is in mixed architecture and good. There is a chapel for Bible Christians. Dr Young, author of " Night Thoughts," was a native.

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHampshire
HundredBishops Waltham
Poor Law unionDroxford

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.


Upham APD-99 - History

The US Navy converted a number of destroyer escorts to high speed transports (APD). Some ships were converted during the building process and others converted after having first served as a destroyer escort. The DE was not the only type ship to be converted to a APD. WW I type (four piper) destroyers were altered to have light troop transport capabilities. APD hull numbers 1-36 were converted dest r oyers.

APDs were created by two opposite but complementary situations. The first was a need for light transports with relatively shallow drafts and a capacity to move light army or marine units rapidly to myriads of Pacific islands. The second was a growing excess of DEs in the Atlantic, permitting several to be converted.

To the DE, another deck was added along with troop berthing and messing accommodations. A very large davit was installed on either side, each of which could launch and recover two 36 foot assault landing craft (LCVP). It could carry underwater demolition teams (UDT) or move troops, supplies, light trucks and jeeps to and from the staging areas.

The 3"/50 caliber main battery was replaced with a more efficient destroyer type 5"/38 caliber gun forward in a movable mount. Torpedoes, hedgehogs and K-guns were removed. (1)

Major Characteristics
Length Overall: 306'
Extreme Beam: 37'
Trial Displacement: 1,650 tons
Limiting Draft: 12'7"
Trial Speed: 23.6 k

Accommodations
Ship's Company: 12-15 Officers, 189-192 Enlisted
Troop Capacity: 10 Officers, 150 Enlisted

Armament
Gun Mounts: (1) 5"/38 single, (3) 40mm. twin

Engines
Manufacturer: GE
Type Drive: Turbo-Electric (steam)

Propulsion
2 Props, 12,000 shaft hp

T he list of DE to APD conversions notes the DE hull number, ship name, APD hull number and additional historic data.

BU - broken up, comm - commissioning, dam - damaged, recl - reclassified, scr - scrapped, str - stricken

53 CHARLES LAWRENCE APD-37, recl 10/23/1944 str Sep 1964 BU

54 DANIEL T. GRIFFIN APD-38, recl 10/23/1944 to Chile 12/01/1966 as VIRGILIO URIBE training ship 1995. New Info

576 BARR APD-39, recl 07/31/1944 str 1960 BU

637 BOWERS APD-40, recl 06/25/1945 kamikaze dam 04/16/1945 rec 02/06/1951 to The Philippines Apr 1961 BU 1966

635 ENGLAND APD-41 (not converted) Presidential Unit Citation for sinking six subs kamikaze damage sold 11/26/1946 BU

60 GANTNER APD-42, recl 02/23/1945 str 01/15/1966 to Taiwan as WEN SHAN May 1966 str 1991

62 GEORGE W. INGRAM APD-43, recl 02/23/1945 GEORGE WASHINGTON INGRAM str 01/01/1967 to Taiwan 05/19/1967 as KANG SHAN discarded 1978

63 IRA JEFFERY APD-44, recl 02/23/1945 laid down as JEFFERY str 06/01/1960 sunk during July 1962 tests

65 LEE FOX APD-45, recl 02/23/1945 str 09/01/1964 sold 01/31/1966 scr

66 AMESBURY APD-46, recl 02/23/1945 str 06/01/1960 sold 10/24/1962 BU

68 BATES APD-47, recl 07/31/1944 hit by three kamikaze 21 dead or missing sunk 05/25/1945

69 BLESSMAN APD-48, recl 07/31/1944 hit by 500-lb. bomb 40 killed, 23 wounded to Taiwan as CHUNG SHAN Aug 1967 still serving 1995

70 JOSEPH E. CAMPBELL APD-49, recl 11/24/1944 str and sold to Chile 12/01/1966 as RIQUELME (not commissioned, used for spare parts)

154 SIMS APD-50, recl 09/23/1944 kamikaze dam 05/18/1945 str 06/01/1960 sold 04/14/1961

155 HOPPING APD-51, recl 09/07/1944 str Sep 1964 sold 08/15/1966

156 REEVES APD-52, recl 09/25/1944 str 06/01/1960 to Ecuador as electric generator plant

211 HUBBARD APD-53, recl 06/01/1945 str 05/01/1966 BU

158 CHASE APD-54, recl 11/24/1944 kamikaze dam 05/20/1945 sold 11/13/1946 BU

159 LANING APD-55, recl 11/24/1944 recl 04/06/1951-09/13/1957 recl 01/01/1969 as LPR-55

160 LOY APD-56, recl 10/23/1944 kamikaze dam 05/27/1945 str 09/01/1964 sold 08/15/1966

161 BARBER APD-57, recl 10/23/1944 named for 3 brothers to Mexico 1971 as CHIHUAHUA, ren JOSE MARIA MORELOS Y PAVON in service in 1995

636 WITTER APD-58 (not converted) str 11/16/1945 sold 12/02/1946

205 NEWMAN APD-59, recl 07/05/1944 str 1964 sold 08/15/1966

206 LIDDLE APD-60, recl 07/05/1944 first of type dam by kamikaze, 12/07/1944 rec 10/27/1950-03/18/1967 str 04/05/1967 sold 06/25/1967

207 KEPHART APD-61, recl 07/05/1944 str (US) 05/01/1967 to ROK 05/16/1967 as KYONG PUK str 04/30/1985

208 COFER APD-62, recl 07/05/1944 BU 1968

209 LLOYD APD-63, recl 07/05/1944 rec 01/03/1951-02/18/1958 str 06/01/1966 sold for scr

214 SCOTT APD-64 (not converted) str 07/01/1965 sold 01/20/1967 scr

215 BURKE APD-65, recl 01/24/1945 to Colombia 08/12/1968 as ALMIRANTE BRION (DT-07) discarded 1984

216 ENRIGHT APD-66, recl 01/21/1945 to Ecuador 07/14/1967 as VEINTICINCO DE JULIO, then MORAN VALVERDE (D-01) sold 08/30/1978 deleted 1989

665 JENKS APD-67 (not converted) PUC for asst in 06/04/1944 capture of U-505 rec 12/07/1950

666 DURIK APD-68 (not converted) str 1960 sunk as target July 1962

668 YOKES APD-69, recl 06/27/1944 str 04/01/1964 sold and scr

669 PAVLIC APD-70, recl 06/27/1944 str 04/01/1967 sold 07/01/1968 scr

670 ODUM APD-71, recl 06/27/1944 str and to Chile 12/01/1966 as SERRANO deleted 1984

671 JACK C. ROBINSON APD-72, recl 06/27/1944 str 12/01/1966 sold to Chile 11/25/1966 as ORELLA deleted 1984

672 BASSETT APD-73, recl 06/27/1944 rec 12/07/1950 to Colombia 09/06/1968 as ALMIRANTE TONO (DT-04) discarded 1977

673 JOHN P. GRAY APD-74, recl 06/27/1944 begun at DPP, comp at COT str 03/01/1967

675 WEBER APD-75, recl 12/15/1944 str 06/01/1960 sunk as target 07/15/1962

676 SCHMITT APD-76, recl 01/24/1945 str 05/01/1967 to Taiwan 02/28/1968 as LUNG SHAN (PF-44) discarded 1976

677 FRAMENT APD-77, recl 12/15/1944 str 1960 sold 1961 BU 1962

693 BULL APD-78, recl 07/31/1944 to Taiwan Aug 1966 as LU SHAN still serving in 1995

694 BUNCH APD-79, recl 07/31/1944 BU 1965

212 HAYTER APD-80, recl 06/01/1945 str. 12/01/1966 to ROK August 1967 as JONNAM str 1986

789 TATUM APD-81, recl 12/15/1944 str 06/01/1960 sold 05/08/1961 scr

790 BORUM APD-82 (not converted) was at Normandy, 06/06/1944 str Apr 1965 BU Apr 1967

791 MALOY APD-83 (not converted) Redesignated EDE-791 as of 08/14/1946. DEC 1950-54 str 6/1/1965 sold 03/11/1966 BU. (*Conway's notes Maloy was redesignated DEC, but no mention of this conversion in DANFS)

APDs 87 - 136 Were Reclassified 17 July 1944 from DE to APD Before Commissioning

283 UPHAM APD-99 at comm str 06/01/1960 sold to Colombia Jan 1962, conv as floating power station
590 RINGNESS APD-100 at comm str 1968 BU
591 KNUDSON APD-101 at comm rec 08/06/1953-01/02/1958 BU Aug 1966
592 REDNOUR APD-102 at comm str 03/01/1967 kamikaze dam 05/27/1945 to Mexico June 1967 as COAHUILA, ren VINCENTE GUERRERO in serv 1995
593 TOLLBERG APD-103 at comm str Nov 1964 to Colombia 08/14/1965 as ALMIRANTE PADILLA (DT-03) discarded 1973
594 WILLIAM J. PATTISON APD-104 at comm str 06/01/1960 sold 01/18/1962 scr
595 MYERS APD-105 at comm str 06/01/1960 conv to floating power plant sold to Colombia
596 WALTER B. COBB APD-106 at comm rec 02/06/1951-05/15/1957 sold to Taiwan 02/22/1966, but sunk en route 04/21/1966
597 EARLE B. HALL APD-107 at comm rec 12/07/1950 - 09/13/1957
598 HARRY L. CORL APD-108 at comm, launched as DE str 01/15/1966 to ROK June 1966 as AH SAN str 1984
599 BELET APD-109 at comm str Apr 1967 to Mexico 12/12/1963 as CALIFORNIA stranded, lost Bahia, CA, 01/16/1972
600 JULIUS A. RAVEN APD-110 at comm to ROK June 66 as UNG PO (APD-83) str (US) 01/15/1966 str 1984
601 WALSH APD-111 at comm str 05/01/1966 scr
602 HUNTER MARSHALL APD-112 at comm str 06/01/1960 sold to Ecuador July 1961 BU 1968
603 EARHART APD-113 at comm to Mexico 12/12/1963 as PAPALOAPAN discarded 1976
604 WALTER S. GORKA APD-114 at comm str June 1960 to Ecuador for conv and use as a power plant
605 ROGERS BLOOD APD-115 at comm str 06/01/1960 sold 12/14/1961
606 FRANCOVICH APD-116 at comm BU Sep 1968
674 JOSEPH M. AUMAN APD-117 at comm str 12/12/1963 and to Mexico as TEHUANTEPEC (B-5), ren ZACATACAS discarded 1989
721 DON O. WOODS APD-118 at comm finished building at COT to Mexico 12/12/1963 as USMACINTA, ren MIGUEL HIDALGO in serv 1995
722 BEVERLY W. REID APD-119 at comm rec & manned 03/18/1967 by crew of LIDDLE (APD-60)
687 KLINE APD-120 at comm str 01/15/1966 to Taiwan as SHOU SHAN March 1966 still serving 1995
688 RAYMON W. HERNDON APD-121 at comm str 09/01/1966 to Taiwan 07/11/1966 as HENGSHAN discarded 1976
689 SCRIBNER APD-122 at comm str 08/01/1966 sold 09/06/1967 scr
690 DIACHENKO APD-123 at comm ALEX DIACHENKO until 03/01/1945 WWII/Korea War service
691 HORACE A. BASS APD-124 at comm kamikaze dam 07/29/1945 NUC for Korean War service
692 WANTUCK APD-125 at comm str 03/04/1958 sold 10/27/1958 scr
710 GOSSELIN APD-126 at comm, launched as DE str 04/01/1964 sold
711 BEGOR APD-127 at comm served in Korean War
712 CAVALLARO APD-128 at comm rec 09/04/1953 dec to ROK 10/15/1959 as KYONG NAM (APD-81) str 1984
713 DONALD W. WOLF APD-129 at comm finished building at Todd-Johnson, New Orleans to Taiwan May 1965 as HUA SHAN stricken 1993
714 COOK APD-130 at comm rec 10/06/1953
715 WALTER X. YOUNG APD-131 at comm str 05/01/1962 sunk in missile tests 04/11/1967
716 BALDUCK APD-132 at comm rec 11/05/1953, served in Pacific
717 BURDO APD-133 at comm Still operating in 1964
718 KLEINSMITH APD-134 at comm to Taiwan June 1967 as TIEN SHAN still serving 1995
719 WEISS APD-135 at comm rec 10/14/1950-03/02/1958 rec 11/20/1961-Jan 1970 str 09/15/1974 sold 06/24/1975 scr
720 CARPELLOTTI APD-136 at comm
684 DELONG APD-137 (not converted) rec 02/07/1951-1969 str July 1969 sunk as target Feb 1970
685 COATES APD-138 (not converted) rec 02/07/1951-1970 str 01/30/1970 BU
709 BRAY APD-139 commissioned 09/04/44 as DE 709 recl as APD-139 07/16/45 at comm sunk as target 03/26/1963


(1) Andrews, Lewis M., 1999, Tempest, Fire & Foe, p.3, Narwhal Press, Miami.

USS DANIEL T. GRIFFIN DE54/APD38 - Update 6 Feb 2006 - Disposition status.
The webmaster was contacted by retired Chilean Navy LCDR Gonzalo Lagarini of VIRGILIO URIBE. He stated that he was present when VIRGILIO URIBE was sunk as a target by the Chilean Navy in November 1995. Read his email here.


Daniel Phillips Upham (1832–1882)

Daniel Phillips Upham was an active Republican politician, businessman, plantation owner, and Arkansas State Militia commander following the Civil War. He is perhaps best remembered, and often vilified, for his part during Reconstruction as the leader of a successful militia campaign against the Ku Klux Klan in the Militia War from 1868 to 1869.

D. P. Upham was born in Dudley, Massachusetts, on December 30, 1832, to Clarissa Phillips and Josiah Upham. His mother died less than a week later at age 29. His father remarried Betsy Larned in March 1836, and the couple had four sons.

Upham received his education at Dudley’s public schools, and he married Massachusetts native Elizabeth (Lizzie) Nash on February 15, 1860. The couple eventually adopted a daughter, Isabel.

Upham struggled as the owner of a bluestone—building material—business in New York City. He left his family and arrived at DeValls Bluff (Prairie County) in April 1865, where his former business associate, Brigadier General Alexander Shaler, was the commanding officer. General Shaler gave Upham the necessary access to the proper licenses for entering the businesses that Upham hoped would relieve his debts. Soon, Upham had profitable interests in two saloons, a cotton plantation, and two steamboats. In July 1865, he visited the Northeast to pay his debts, and he returned with his wife. The couple settled in Augusta (Woodruff County) where Upham owned a cotton plantation and a prosperous store.

Following the Congressional Reconstruction Acts of 1867, Upham was elected to represent Woodruff, Crittenden, and St. Francis counties in the Arkansas House of Representatives. Politically, Upham was a Radical Republican who supported Republican Governor Powell Clayton’s efforts to reshape Arkansas politically, socially, and economically. In the spring of 1868, the Ku Klux Klan, a loosely organized band of former Confederates and sympathizers upset by expansion of black voting rights and the restrictions against former Confederates’ voting rights, began to retaliate by terrorizing white and black Republicans. The state legislature approved the creation of a state guard and reserve militia in July 1868, and Clayton ordered several counties, including Woodruff, to muster up militias in late August.

Upham’s popularity with freedmen and his business success stirred resentment with southern whites, and he became the target of Woodruff County’s Klan. Tensions mounted with political assassinations in nearby counties and public displays of force by the local Klan and Upham’s militia. After numerous threats and reports of nightly Klan surveillance of his home, Upham and F. A. McClure, Woodruff County’s registrar, were ambushed and injured on October 2, 1868.

Governor Clayton canceled elections for president, congress, and legislative vacancies in Woodruff County and ten other counties. Clayton declared martial law in those areas and divided the state into four military districts. After Joseph Brooks turned down the position, Clayton selected Upham to command the northeast military district. The burning conflict would later be termed the Militia War.

Upham set up headquarters near federal troops at Batesville (Independence County) in an effort to stabilize the region. His forces grew to 1,000 white and black troops. He returned to Woodruff County leading more than 100 white troops to face the local Klan led by Confederate veteran Colonel A. C. Pickett. Pickett and his men managed to overrun and pillage Upham’s plantation, but Upham prevented the occupation of Augusta by taking several Klan sympathizers hostage and threatening to kill them if the Klan did not disperse. The tactic seemed to work, but later 100 Klansmen ambushed him and his men. In a series of skirmishes, Upham faced off and defeated the Klan in Woodruff County.

Upham’s resolve, tactics, recruitment of black troops, and occupation of his own county proved controversial and politically divisive. In April 1875, his former enemies in Woodruff County took their revenge just as Democratic Redeemers ended Reconstruction. Upham was tried for the murder of two men during the Militia War. Although he was acquitted and vindicated of wrongdoing, Upham remained an object of scorn in local and standard state histories well into the twentieth century.

Upham and his wife left Woodruff County and settled in Little Rock (Pulaski County) in 1869. He invested in real estate, continued to serve in the Arkansas State Militia, and was a clerk in the Pulaski County Chancery Court. In October 1870, he was appointed brigadier general in command of the Seventh District in central Arkansas. He also served in a series of battles against ex-Confederates in Pope County in 1872. In May 1873, Republican governor Elisha Baxter dismissed him from the Arkansas State Militia along with other men with ties to Powell Clayton. A year later, in the haze of the Brooks-Baxter War, Upham sided with Joseph Brooks and took command of a company of men in Brooks’s unsuccessful attempt to claim the governorship. In the 1870s, he also served on the city council and school board of Little Rock.

In July 1876, President Ulysses S. Grant appointed Upham U.S. marshal for the Western District Court presided over by Judge Isaac C. Parker in Fort Smith (Sebastian County). At first, his appointment raised the specter of his controversial past, but Upham served with distinction and received wide public support. His service as U.S. marshal ended when Arkansas’s former Republican U.S. senator Stephen Dorsey plotted effectively to have him replaced in June of 1880. Upham fought for his reappointment but failed due to opposition from his former ally, Powell Clayton.

In November 1882, with his health failing, he visited family in Massachusetts. He died of “consumption”—that is, tuberculosis—at his father’s house in Dudley, Massachusetts, on November 18, 1882, and was buried in Little Rock’s Oakland Cemetery. His wife and daughter are interred next to him.

For additional information:
D. P. Upham Collection. Center for Arkansas History and Culture. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Obituary of Daniel Phillips Upham. Arkansas Gazette. November 22, 1882, p.4.

Obituary of Daniel Phillips Upham. Worcester Evening Gazette. November 22, 1882, p. 2.

Rector, Charles J. “D. P. Upham, Woodruff County Carpetbagger.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 59 (Spring 2000): 59–75.

Blake Wintory
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville


یواس‌اس اوپهام (ای‌پی‌دی-۹۹)

یواس‌اس اوپهام (ای‌پی‌دی-۹۹) (به انگلیسی: USS Upham (APD-99) ) یک کشتی است که طول آن ۳۰۶ فوت (۹۳ متر) می‌باشد. این کشتی در سال ۱۹۴۴ ساخته شد.

یواس‌اس اوپهام (ای‌پی‌دی-۹۹)
,
پیشینه
مالک
آب‌اندازی: ۱۳ دسامبر ۱۹۴۳
آغاز کار: ۹ مارس ۱۹۴۴
اعزام: ۲۳ ژوئیه ۱۹۴۵
مشخصات اصلی
وزن: ۲٬۱۳۰ long ton (۲٬۱۶۴ تن)
درازا: ۳۰۶ فوت (۹۳ متر)
پهنا: ۳۷ فوت (۱۱ متر)
آبخور: ۱۲ فوت ۷ اینچ (۳٫۸۴ متر)
سرعت: ۲۳ گره (۴۳ کیلومتر بر ساعت؛ ۲۶ مایل بر ساعت)

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  • USS Alamance (AKA-75)
  • USS Torrance (AKA-76)
  • USS Towner (AKA-77)
  • USS Trego (AKA-78)
  • USS Trousdale (AKA-79)
  • USS Tyrrell (AKA-80)
  • USS Valencia (AKA-81)
  • USS Venango (AKA-82)
  • USS Vinton (AKA-83)
  • USS Waukesha (AKA-84)
  • USS Wheatland (AKA-85)
  • USS Woodford (AKA-86)
  • USS Duplin (AKA-87)
  • USS Uvalde (AKA-88)
  • USS Warrick (AKA-89)
  • USS Whiteside (AKA-90)
  • USS Whitley (AKA-91)
  • USS Wyandot (AKA-92)
  • USS Yancey (AKA-93)
  • USS Winston (AKA-94)
  • USS Marquette (AKA-95)
  • USS Mathews (AKA-96)
  • USS Merrick (AKA-97)
  • USS Montague (AKA-98)
  • USS Rolette (AKA-99)
  • USS Oglethorpe (AKA-100)
  • USS Ottawa (AKA-101)
  • USS Prentiss (AKA-102)
  • USS Rankin (AKA-103)
  • USS Seminole (AKA-104)
  • USS Skagit (AKA-105)
  • USS Union (AKA-106)
  • USS Vermilion (AKA-107)
  • USS Washburn (AKA-108)
  • USS San Joaquin (AKA-109) — canceled 8/27/45
  • USS Sedgwick (AKA-110) — canceled 8/27/45
  • USS Whitfield (AKA-111) — canceled 8/27/45
  • USS Tulare (AKA-112)
  • USS Charleston (AKA-113)
  • USS Durham (AKA-114)
  • USS Mobile (AKA-115)
  • USS St. Louis (AKA-116)
  • USS El Paso (AKA-117)

Crosley-class high speed transport

Crosley-class high speed transports were high speed transport ships that served in the United States Navy during World War II. Some stayed in commission long enough to serve in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. All of them were converted from Rudderow-class destroyer escorts during construction except for USS Bray (APD-139) , which was converted a year after her construction. After World War II ended, several of the ships were sold to Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, and Colombia.

  • United States Navy
  • Mexican Navy
  • Republic of Korea Navy
  • Republic of China Navy
  • Colombian National Navy
  • 1 × 5"/38 caliber gun
  • 6 × 40mm BoforsAA (3 × 2)
  • 6 × 20mm Oerlikon AA (6 × 1)

Today, ARC Cordoba (DT-15), formerly USS Ruchamkin (APD-89) is the only surviving member of the class, preserved as a museum ship in Tocancipa, Colombia.

  • APD-87 USS Crosley (DE-226)
  • APD-88 USS Cread (DE-227)
  • APD-89 USS Ruchamkin (DE-228)
  • APD-90 USS Kirwin (DE-229)
  • APD-91 USS Kinzer (DE-232)
  • APD-92 USS Register (DE-233)
  • APD-93 USS Brock (DE-234)
  • APD-94 USS John Q. Roberts (DE-235)
  • APD-95 USS William M. Hobby (DE-236)
  • APD-96 USS Ray K. Edwards (DE-237)
  • APD-97 USS Arthur L. Bristol (DE-281)
  • APD-98 USS Truxtun (DE-282)
  • APD-99 USS Upham (DE-283)
  • APD-100 USS Ringness (DE-590)
  • APD-101 USS Knudson (DE-591)
  • APD-102 USS Rednour (DE-592)
  • APD-103 USS Tollberg (DE-593)
  • APD-104 USS William J. Pattison (DE-594)
  • APD-105 USS Myers (DE-595)
  • APD-106 USS Walter B. Cobb (DE-596)
  • APD-107 USS Earle B. Hall (DE-597)
  • APD-108 USS Harry L. Corl (DE-598)
  • APD-109 USS Belet (DE-599)
  • APD-110 USS Julius A. Raven (DE-600)
  • APD-111 USS Walsh (DE-601)
  • APD-112 USS Hunter Marshall (DE-602)
  • APD-113 USS Earheart (DE-603)
  • APD-114 USS Walter S. Gorka (DE-604)
  • APD-115 USS Rogers Blood (DE-605)
  • APD-116 USS Francovich (DE-606)
  • APD-117 USS Joseph M. Auman (DE-674)
  • APD-118 USS Don O. Woods (DE-721)
  • APD-119 USS Beverly W. Reid (DE-722)
  • APD-120 USS Kline (DE-687)
  • APD-121 USS Raymon W. Herndon (DE-688)
  • APD-122 USS Scribner (DE-689)
  • APD-123 USS Diachenko (DE-690)
  • APD-124 USS Horace A. Bass (DE-691)
  • APD-125 USS Wantuck (DE-692)
  • APD-126 USS Gosselin (DE-710)
  • APD-127 USS Begor (DE-711)
  • APD-128 USS Cavallaro (DE-712)
  • APD-129 USS Donald W. Wolf (DE-713)
  • APD-130 USS Cook (DE-714)
  • APD-131 USS Walter X. Young (DE-715)
  • APD-132 USS Balduck (DE-716)
  • APD-133 USS Burdo (DE-717)
  • APD-134 USS Kleinsmith (DE-718)
  • APD-135 USS Weiss (DE-719)
  • APD-136 USS Carpellotti (DE-720)

converted after completion as Rudderow class:

Media related to Crosley class high speed transports at Wikimedia Commons


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