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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
APL-41 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
Laid down, 29 December 1944, at Willamette Iron and Steel, Portland, OR.
Launched, 30 April 1945
Delivered, 28 July 1945, and placed in service
APL-44 was towed to the Far East for station duty at Shanghai, China
Following World War II USS APL-44 was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East for the following periods:
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|20 October to 20 December 1945||21 December 1945 to 7 April 1946
|8 to 10 April 1945||
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 11 November 1992 to be disposed of by Navy sale
Final Disposition, sold for commercial service, date unknown
Displacement 1,300 t.(lt), 2,600 t.(fl)
Beam 49' 2"
Draft 8' 6"
Ship's Service Generators
three Diesel drive 100Kw 450 AC
Diesel 1,000 Bbls
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||APL-44 moored in the Whangpoo River at Shanghai, circa 1946.
||Courtesy James E Walker ENC(SS) Ret.
||Ex-APL-44 moored to starboard of SS Green Mountain State (ACS-9) in a shipyard, date and place unknown.
US Maritime Administration photo.
|MARAD web site
There is no DANFS history currently available for APL-44 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 15 August 2014
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