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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-53 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
Laid down, 22 January 1945, at Tampa Shipyards, Tampa, FL.
Launched, 1 March 1945
Delivered and placed in service, 1 June 1945
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register, 9 November 1999
Final Disposition, to be disposed of, Maintenance category X
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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||APL-54, at Boston Naval Shipyard, date unknown.
||© Richard Leonhardt
There is no DANFS history currently available for APL-54 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 16 October 2009
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