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USS APL-18


APL-17 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
  • Laid down, 15 May 1944, as Covered Lighter YF-629 at Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Tampa, FL.
  • Redesignated Barracks Craft APL-18 while under construction
  • Launched, 2 July 1944
  • Commissioned USS APL-18, 1 September 1944
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • APL-18 is part of the CincPacFlt Berthing and Messing Program and is berthed at "Mole" pier, NavSta San Diego, CA.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,300 t.(lt), 2,580 t.(fl)
    Length 261'
    Beam 49'
    Draft 11'
    Complement unknown
    Accommodations 5 Officers, 358 Enlisted;

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    APL-18 70k USS APL-18 (Hotel Barge), date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from DANFS.
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret
    APL-18 68k APL-18 moored pierside at Naval Station San Diego, CA., 2004. Bob Gregory, COMPACFLT N43 Berthing & Messing PMgr
    APL-18 58k APL-18 moored pierside at Naval Base Point Loma, CA.,18 October 2009 Photo by Derick S. Hartshorn

    There is no DANFS history available for APL-18 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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