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APL-61 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
  • Built by Halter Marine Port Bienville, Pearlington MS (YN 261)
  • Contract awarded, 29 September 1995
  • Laid down, 09 February 1996
  • Launched, 22 August 1996
  • Placed in service, 17 October 1997
  • APL-61 is under the custodianship of the COMLANTFLT Berthing & Messing Program, Portsmouth, VA
    Length 360'
    Beam 90'
    Draft 6'
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    30 Officers
    575 Enlisted
    Machinery unknown
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    APL-61 704k US Navy Barracks Craft Auxiliary Personnel Lighter APL-61 moored alongside the US Naval Academy's Dewey Seawall, Annapolis, MD, 09 October 2003. The barracks barge was brought to Annapolis to house midshipmen displaced by Hurricane Isabel.
    US Navy photo 031009-N-9693M-002 by PH2 Damon J. Moritz.
    Robert Hurst
    APL-61 41k APL-61 moored to the Dewey Seawall at the US Naval Academy. Towed to the Naval Academy to provide classrooms after Hurricane Isabel damaged existing classroom buildings in 2003. Bob Gregory. COMPACFLT N43, Berthing & Messing PMgr
    APL-61 222k APL-61 at Naval Station Norfolk while berthed between Piers 12 and 14. She was there supporting the USS Enterprise (CVN-65)'s inactivation from November 2012 to May 2013. From Naval Station Norfolk the barge was moved to Huntington Ingalls, Newport News.
    US Navy photo taken from USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
    Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.
    APL-61 333k

    There is no DANFS history available for APL-61 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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