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APD-125 Wantuck
United States Navy fast attack transport
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Rudderrow - 1944/08/17
Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div., Quincy,
1944/09/25 1944/12/30 1958/10/27
scrap
Namesake: Pvt John Joseoh Wantuck, USMC, NC(posth.) *1923/11/23, KIA 1943/07/17 off Munda
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WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
45/03/0?       joinPac - Panama Canal   81 
45/03/0? 45/03/21     sail from Panama to San Diego > P.H.   81 
45/03/21 45/04/02     P.H.   81 
45/04/02 45/04/10     sail from P.H. to Eniwetok   81 
45/04/1? 45/04/21     escort convoy from Ulithi to Okinawa   81 
45/04/11 45/04/14     sail from Eniwetok to Guam   81 
45/04/14 45/04/1?     sail from Guam to Ulithi   81 
45/04/21 45/05/05 Iceber   Okinawa   81 
45/04/30       escort 16 ships convoy out of Okinawa, then returned back   81 
45/05/0? 45/07/05     convoy escort duty Okinawa <> Guam   81 
45/05/04       assist damaged Birmingham   81 
45/05/05 45/05/0?     escort damaged Birmingham and Rodman from Okinawa toward Ulithi, diverted to Guam   81 
45/05/21 45/05/24     escort Wake Island from Guam to Okinawa   66 
45/07/05 45/07/08     sail from Guam to San Pedro Bay, Leyte   81 
45/07/1? 45/08/18     Okinawa   81 
45/08/18 45/08/27   3rdFlt carry occuation troops from Okinawa to Tokio Bay   81 
45/08/30 45/10/02     embark ex-POWs in various Japanese ports, then transfer to allied ships   81 
45/09/02       Tokio Bay - surrender ceremony   81 

Ship status, hull number changes...: 1957/11/15 decommissioned, 1958/03/04 struck from Navy List
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...): 1 Battle Star
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