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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

APL-17 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
  • Laid down, 30 October 1944, at Tampa Shipyards, Tampa, FL.
  • Launched, 10 October 1944
  • Placed in service, 14 May 1945
  • APL-29 is in service at Naval Station Norfolk, VA
    Displacement 1,300 t.(lt), 2,580 t.(fl)
    Length 261'
    Beam 49'
    Draft 11'
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Accommodation 6 Officers, 764 Enlisted
    Propulsion none

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    Mazapeta 84k APL-29 at anchor in San Francisco Bay, late 1940s. The tug alongside is Mazapeta (YTB-181). Jason Loger SF Tugs
    Mazapeta 87k
    APL-29 35k APL-29 moored probably at Naval Station Norfolk, VA., date unknown. Bob Gregory, YA-03, N432, COMPACFLT Fleet Berthing & Messing PMgr
    Hancock 165k APL-29 is at the far right as sailors and shipyards workers watch the battleship Wisconsin (BB-64) move away from the piers after a visit to Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp,, Pascagoula, MS. 1 December 1989. Tied up at center is the destroyer John Hancock (DD-981).
    Defense Visual Information Center photo # DN-ST-90-10060, a US Navy photo by LT Rob Raine.
    Bill Gonyo
    APL-29 35k APL-29 moored outboard of APL-61 at Naval Station Mayport, FL. in 2003. Note the bow of USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) in the upper right corner. Photo by LT. Steve Dundas, CHC USNR USS Hue City
    APL-29 236k APL-29 moored at Naval Station Norfolk, VA, late May 2016. John Lilja

    There is no DANFS history currently available for APL-29 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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