Marvin H. McIntyre APA-129 - History

Marvin H. McIntyre APA-129 - History

Marvin H. McIntyre APA-129

Marvin H. McIntyre

Marvin Hunter McIntyre was born in LaGrange, Ky., 27 November 1878. Beginning his career in 1905 in journalism, he rose to city editor of The Washington Post. He left this post to become Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy and to serve as a member of the committee oil public information and as publicity director, U.S. Navy, 1917-21. He served as publicity representative and business manager for several of Franklin D. Roosevelt's campaigns and was appointed to the Presidential Secretariat in 1933. On 1 July 1937, he was appointed Secretary to the President and remained In that position until his death 13 December 1943, in Washington, D.C.

(APA-129: dp. 10,680; 1. 455'; b. 62'; dr. 24'; s. 17.1 k.; cpl. 536; a. 1 5"; 12 40mm.; cl. Haskell)

Marvin H. McIntyre (APA-129), built under Maritime Commission contract (M.C.V. hull No. 45), was launched by the California Shipbuilding Corp., Wilmington, Calif., 21 September 1944; sponsored by Mrs. F. H. Warren, daughter of Marvin H. McIntyre; acquired by the Navy on loan charter 27 November 1944; and commissioned 28 November 1944, Capt. John J. Hourihan in command.

After shakedown, Marvin H. McIntyre stood out of Los Angeles Harbor, 18 January 1945, on her first war mission. She arrived at her destination, Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, 4 February and commenced intensive amphibious training operations in preparation for the invasion of Okinawa. Departing the Solomons 15 March, 'McIntyre steamed in convoy for the advanced staging area at Ulithi. There she rendezvoused with her task unit and sailed for the Ryukyus 27 'March. At Okinawa on 1 April, she discharged passengers and cargo for the initial attack. The attack transport remained off Okinawa until 5 April, when she retired to the Marianas with wounded marines as passengers. She arrived at Saipan oil the 9th, debarked the casualties, and got underway against the next day for Pearl Harbor.

McIntyre reached Pearl Harbor 19 April, remaining for 2 weeks before continuing on to San Francisco. At San Francisco she embarked Army Air Corps men and equipment for passage to the Philippines and sailed on 18 May. She entered Manila Bay 14 June, debarked the troops, and then steamed for Leyte, discharging cargo at Tacloban oil the 19th. The ship then headed for New Guinea. Arriving Milne Bay, 30 June, she embarked medical supplies and a hospital detachment and got underway for Manila Next ordered to Ulithi, the transport took oil veteran Army Air Corps troops for return to the United States. Mclntyrc entered the harbor at San Pedro, Calif., 2 August.

The cessation of hostilities brought no immediate change 'in McIntyre's operations. Proceeding to Guam 21 August, she continued to transport troops and cargo to and among the islands of the western and central Pacific for the next 2 months. Oil 30 October, she reported, at Nagasaki, for "'Magic Carpet" duty, returning men, to the United States, arriving Seattle 21 November. The following month she returned to the western Pacific, arriving at Samar, Philippine Islands, 10 January 1946. She remained in Philippine waters until mid-February. Oil 11 February, she departed Manila, called at Subic to embark passengers and then proceeded oil to the west coast. Arriving San Francisco, 3 March, she debarked her passengers and prepared to get underway for Norfolk.

McIntyre entered Hampton Roads 13 April, decommissioned there 6 June 1946, and returned to the 'Maritime Commission on the 12th. Her name was struck from the Navy list on the l9th.

Marvin H. McIntyre received one battle star for World War 11 service.


USS Marvin H. McIntyre (APA-129)

USS Marvin H. McIntyre (APA-129) was a Haskell-class attack transport of the US Navy. She was built and used during World War II. She was of the VC2-S-AP5 Victory ship design type. Originally designated Arlington for Arlington County, Virginia, Ώ] she was renamed in memorial to Marvin H. McIntyre, Secretary to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who died in office in 1943, becoming the only Haskell-class ship not named for a US County.

Marvin H. McIntyre(r) at a luncheon for the second anniversary of Lend-Lease


McIntyre was born in La Grange, Kentucky, 27 November 1878 and was educated at the Wall and Mooney Preparatory school in Franklin, Tennessee, and at Vanderbilt University. Ώ]

Beginning his career in 1905 in journalism, he rose to city editor of The Washington Post. In 1909 he become the editor of the Washington Times. He left this post in 1917 to become Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy and to serve as a member of the Committee on Public Information under George Creel and as publicity director for United States Navy during the First World War until 1921. In this Navy connection McIntyre first met Roosevelt, then Assistant Secretary of the Navy.

He served as publicity representative and business manager for several of FDR's campaigns and after the Democratic defeat in 1920, he remained in Washington DC, contributing articles to Army and Navy Journals and later becoming representative of the Pathé News Reel Company. He stayed in the motion picture business until 1931 when the Roosevelt-for-President drive began to gather momentum and FDR, then Governor of New York, called McIntyre to join him in Albany to start plans for the campaign.


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Marvin H. McIntyre, built under Maritime Commission contract (M.C.V. hull No. 45), was launched by the California Shipbuilding Corp., Wilmington, California, 21 September 1944 sponsored by Mrs. F. H. Warren, daughter of McIntyre acquired by the Navy on loan charter 27 November 1944 and commissioned 28 November 1944, Captain John J. Hourihan in command.

After shakedown, Marvin H. McIntyre stood out of Los Angeles Harbor, 18 January 1945, on her first war mission. She arrived at her destination, Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, 4 February and commenced intensive amphibious training operations in preparation for the invasion of Okinawa. Departing the Solomons 15 March, McIntyre steamed in convoy for the advanced staging area at Ulithi. There she rendezvoused with her task unit and sailed for the Ryukyus 27 March. At Okinawa on 1 April, she discharged passengers and cargo for the initial attack. The attack transport remained off Okinawa until 5 April, when she retired to the Marianas with wounded marines as passengers. She arrived at Saipan on the 9th, debarked the casualties, and got underway against the next day for Pearl Harbor.

McIntyre reached Pearl Harbor 19 April, remaining for 2 weeks before continuing on to San Francisco. At San Francisco she embarked Army Air Corps men and equipment for passage to the Philippines and sailed on 18 May. She entered Manila Bay 14 June, debarked the troops, and then steamed for Leyte, discharging cargo at Tacloban on the 19th. The ship then headed for New Guinea. Arriving Milne Bay, 30 June, she embarked medical supplies and a hospital detachment and got underway for Manila. Next ordered to Ulithi, the transport took on veteran Army Air Corps troops for return to the United States. McIntyre entered the harbor at San Pedro, California, 2 August.

The cessation of hostilities brought no immediate change in McIntyre’s operations. Proceeding to Guam 21 August, she continued to transport troops and cargo to and among the islands of the western and central Pacific for the next 2 months. On 30 October, she reported, at Nagasaki, for “Magic Carpet” duty, returning men to the United States, arriving Seattle 21 November. The following month she returned to the western Pacific, arriving at Samar, Philippine Islands, 10 January 1946. She remained in Philippine waters until mid‑February. On 11 February, she departed Manila, called at Subic to embark passengers and then proceeded on to the west coast. Arriving San Francisco, 3 March, she debarked her passengers and prepared to get underway for Norfolk, Virginia.

McIntyre entered Hampton Roads 13 April, decommissioned there 6 June 1946, and returned to the Maritime Commission on the 12th. Her name was struck from the Navy list on the 19th.


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