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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

APL-41 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
  • Built by Willamette Iron & Steel,Portland, OR
  • Ordered, 19 July 1944
  • Laid down, 07 February 1945
  • Launched, 12 May 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service, 28 July 1945
  • Placed in reserve by January 1947
  • Inspection revealed craft not habitable and struck from Naval Register, 01 November 1972
  • Reinstated, circa 1974
  • Current Disposition, active in service at Norfolk, VA
    Displacement 1,300 t.(lt), 2,600 t.(fl)
    Length 261'
    Beam 49' 2"
    Draft 8' 6"
    Crew Accommodation
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 66
    Troop Capacity
    Enlisted 583
    Ship's Service Generators
    three Diesel drive 100Kw 450 AC
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 1,000 Bbls

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    APL-45 113k APL-45 docked at Norfolk Naval Station in July 1973. Photos by Jim Swank
    APL-45 139k
    APL-45 758k APL-45 passing Craney Island, southbound in Elizabeth River, 18 December 2015. Photos by Brandon Varner
    APL-45 1005k

    There is no DANFS history currently available for APL-45 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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