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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

APL-2 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
  • Laid down, 31 May 1944, at Navy Yard Puget Sound, WA.
  • Launched, 3 August 1944
  • Delivered, 30 June 1945
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 1 November 1974, by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS)
    Specifications As Built:
    Displacement 1,300 t.(lt), 2,660 t.(fl)
    Length 261'
    Beam 49' 2"
    Draft 8' 6" Crew Accommodations
    Officers 6
    Enlisted 66 Troop Accommodations
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted 583
    Ship's Service Generators
    three Diesel drive 100Kw 450 AC
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 1,000 Bbls

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    APL-3 85k APL-3 moored at Mare Island Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, 23 May 1972. In the background are ex-USS Markab (AR-23) next to pier and ex-USS Nereus (AS-17). Photo from "Warship Boneyards" by Kit and Carolyn Bonner, (Courtesy L. Cote). Robert Hurst
    Vanderburgh 885k Mare Island Reserve Fleet, June 1967. APL-3 inboard of USS Vanderburgh (APB-48). Other ships included USS Pelias (AS-14), and USS Pine Island (AV-12) in the background
    Photo # MINSY 79270-9-67 TH APB 48 from the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history for APL-3 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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