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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

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)
    Total Accommodations
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 583
    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 120k 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

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