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ADMIRAL C.F. HUGHES AP-124
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ADMIRAL C.F. HUGHES AP124
June 30, 1945 Panama Canal

Launched 27 July 1944 by the Bethlehem-Alameda Shipyard Inc., Alameda CA. Commissioned on 31 January 1945 withe Captain John Trebes USCG commanding.
Length 608'11", beam 75'6", draft 26'6", speed 19 knots, displ 18,000 tons, troop capacity 4680, wartime crew 618, armament 5"38's, 8 40mm's
Name was changed to GENERAL EDWIN D. PATRICK during the Korean war. Scrapped in India late 2005.(Chuck Ulrich)
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ADMIRAL E.W. EBERLE AP-123

Launched 14 July 1944 at the Bethlehem-Alameda Shipyard, Inc, Alameda CA. Commissioned 24 January 1945 under command of Captain George C. Carlstedt USCG.
Length 608'11", beam 75'6", draft 26'6", speed 19 knots, displ 18,000, wartime crew 618, troop capacity 4,680, armament: 4 5"38's, 40mm's, 20 20mm's.
She was decommissioned 8 may 1946. She was renamed GENERAL SIMON B. BUCKNER while serving with the MSTS. Sold in 1997 and scrapped in 1999.(Chuck Ulrich)
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ADMIRAL H.T. MAYO AP-125

Launched at Bethlehem-Alameda Shipyard, Alameda, CA 11/26/44. Commissioned 4/24/45 with CAPTAIN R.C. HEIMER USCG in command.
Length 608'11", beam 75'6", draft 26'6", speed 19 knots, displ 18,000 tons, troop capacity 4,680, wartime crew 618, armament: four 5'38's, eight 40mm's, twenty 20mm's. classification P2-SE2-R1.
Reaquired by the Navy 1 March 1950 and renamed GENERAL NELSON M. WALKER T-AP125. Sold and scrapped in 2005 at Brownsville TX. (Chuck Ulrich)
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MONTICELLO AP-61

Built as the CONTE GRANDE in 1928 by Tecnico Triestine in Trieste. Italy as the premier Italian Liner. Interred in Brazil at the outset of WWII. She was purchased by the U.S. in April 1942, commissioned 16 April 1942. Captain Morton L. Dayo in command.
A Coast Guard crew was assigned 6 August 1945 continuing the troop movement operations and continued to serve until she was decommissioned in Norfolk, VA 22 March 1946.
She was returned to the War Shipping Administration and struck from the records 27 May 1946. She remained with the WSA until she was returned to Italy in 1947.
Length 651'10", beam 72'6", draft 26'7", speed 21.5 kts, displ 25,000 tons, crew 494, troop capacity 7,000, armament 1 5" gun, 6 3" guns. (Chuck Ulrich)
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ADMIRAL W.L. CAPPS AP-121

Launched 20 February 1944 at Bethlehem-Alameda Shipyard. Commissioned 18 September 1944 with Captain N.S. Haugen USCG in command.
Lenght 608'11", beam 75.6", draft 26'6", speed 19 kts, crew 367, troop capacity 4,680, displ 20,120 gross tons, armament: 4 5", 8 40mm.
She was later transferred to the Army Transport Service and renamed GENERAL HUGH J. GAFFEY T-AP121 where she served during the Korean conflict and again during Viet Nam in the mid 60's. Her name was struck from the Navy list on 9 October 1969 but in 1968 was reaquired by the Navy and reinstated as IX-507 where she served as a barracks ship for ships undergoing major overhaul a Bremerton WA. She was sunk as a target ship by the Navy in June 2000. (Chuck Ulrich)
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GENERAL A.W. BREWSTER AP155
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GENERAL A.W. GREELY AP-141

With LSM-397 alongside.
Launched 5 November 1944 by Kaiser Co. Yard 3, Richmond CA. Commander George W. Steadman USCGR in command.
Length 522'10", beam 71'6", draft 26'6", speed 17 knots, displacement 9,950 tons, crew 356, troop capacity 3,823, armament: four 5"38's, four 40mm's, sixteen 20mm's. Classification C4-S-A1.
Placed in SD Reserve Fleet till struck on 1 July 1960 and was sold and renamed GUAM BEAR. Scrapped in 1986. (Chuck Ulrich)
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GENERAL C.H. MUIR AP-142
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GENERAL D.E. AULTMAN AP-156
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GENERAL GEORGE M. RANDALL AP-115

Launched 30 January 1944 at the Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co and commissioned on 15 April 1944. Captain Carl Von Paulsen USCG in command. She was assigned to the MSTS in October 1949. She also participated in the amphibious assault at Inchon and in the evacuation of Hungnam. Back in the North Atlantic her duties were highlighted by her role in the 1958 Lebanon crisis embarking troops in Bremerhaven and LaPallice she put them ashore at Beirut on 3 August 1958. She was decommissioned in Bayonne NJ on 2 June 1961 on 8 May 1975 and scrapped in Taiwan. (Chuck Ulrich)
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GENERAL H.B. FREEMAN AP-143
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