Registry and Rig Information

Name DE-0694 (USS BUNCH)
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 306.00
Width 37.00
Depth 13.5
Masts 0
Gross Tonnage 2130.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00267

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to high-speed transport at Naval Frontier Base Tompkinsville, NY, from July to October 1944. After rebuild, designated APD-79 instead of DE-694.
History Served in European-Mediterranean Theater 1943-1944. Assigned to Pacific Theater after rebuild and participated in the Battle of Okinawa and postwar minesweeping activities. Served in the Far East, 1945-1946. Decommissioned at Naval Base San Diego, May 31, 1946. Laid up in Pacific Reserve Fleet from 1947-1964. Struck from Navy Register in 1964.
Disposition Sold for scrapping in 1965 to Zidell, Portland, OR.

Build Information

Builder Defoe Shipbuilding Company
Place Built Bay City, MI
Date Built May 29, 1943


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