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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
APL-47 was transferred to Turkey and redesignated TCG Y38
APL-41 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
Laid down, 17 October 1944, at Puget Sound Bridge and Dredge Co., Seattle, WA.
Launched, 5 January 1945
Delivered and placed in service, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold to Turkey under the Security Assistance Program (SAP), 17 August 1987
Commissioned into the Turkish Navy as TCG Y38
Redesignated TCG Y38, date unknown
Current Disposition, active in Turkish Navy
Displacement 1,300 t.(lt), 2,600 t.(fl)
Length 261' 2"
Beam 49' 2"
Draft 8' 6" (lim)
Troop Capacity 583 Enlisted
Ship's Service Generators
three Diesel-drive 100Kw 450V A.C.
Fuel Capacity1,600 Bbls
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||Ex-APL-46 in Turkish Naval service as TCG Y38, date and location unknown.
||TCG Y38, date and location unknown.
||Drawing of TCG Y38 by CŁneyt Demir
||Ex-APL-53 in Turkish Naval service as TCG BNB.Metin SULUS (Y39) and ex-APL-47 in Turkish Naval service as TCG YZB.Nasit ONGOREN
GRAIN, Istanbul with Kasimpasa Naval Hospital in the background, date unknown.
||Yucel M.Umar, CPO (Ret.) Turkish Navy
There is no DANFS history available for APL-47 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 14 February 2014
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