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IX-520
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APL-19 (1944 - 1996)
YF-630


APL-17 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
  • Built by Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Tampa, FL (YN 119)
  • Ordered as YF-630, 09 November 1943
  • Reclassified APL-19, 07 January 1944
  • Laid down, 21 June 1944
  • Launched, 06 August 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 14 October 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 26 October 1993
  • Reinstated as IX-520, 16 August 1996
  • IX-520 was part of the CincLantFlt Berthing and Messing Program and was berthed at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA.
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 13 March 2001
  • Final Disposition, disposed of as a target in fleet training exercise east of Norfolk, VA (37 06.3'N, 71. 02.5'W in 7,188 feet of water), 13 June 2002
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,300 tons (lt), 2,660 tons (fl)
    Length 260.0' waterline, 261.2' overall
    Beam 48'
    Draft 10'
    Crew Accommodations
    Officers 6
    Enlisted 66
    Troop Accommodations
    Officers 0
    Enlisted 583
    Ship's Service Generators
    three Diesel drive 100Kw 450 AC
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 1,000 Bbls

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    APL-19 105k APL-19 moored at Philadelphia Navy Yard, 10 May 1974
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 83848, courtesy D.M. McPherson, 1975
    Dave Wright
    Sylvania 163k APL-19 and the decommissioned USS Sylvania (AFS-2) moored at Philadelphia Navy Yard in 1995. View looking south-southwest of dry dock caisson No. 2.
    Library of Congress photo, HAER PA,51-PHILA,709B8
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS history available for APL-19 / IX-520 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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