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APL-2 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
  • Built by Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
  • Ordered, 07 October 1943
  • Laid down, 27 May 1944
  • Launched, 03 August 1944
  • Completed by Everett Pacific Shipbuilding, Everett, WA
  • Delivered and placed in service, 21 September 1945
  • APL-4 is part of the CincPacFlt Berthing and Messing Program and is berthed at "Mole" pier, NavSta San Diego, CA.
    Displacement 1,300 tons (lt), 2,660 tons (fl)
    Length 260.0' waterline, 261.2' overall
    Beam 49' 2"
    Draft 8' 6"
    Crew Accommodations
    Officers 6
    Enlisted 66
    Troop Accommodations
    Officers 0
    Enlisted 583
    Ship's Service Generators
    three Diesel drive 100Kw 450 AC
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 1,000 Bbls
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    81k APL-4< moored at San Diego, 01 October 1993. Valley Forge (CG 50) is barely visible at top left, undergoing an overhaul in the Southwest Marine floating drydock Pride of San Diego.
    Department of Defense photo 330-CFD-DN-ST-94-00723 (cropped)
    John Spivey
    APL-4 45k APL-4 moored at the "mole" pier, Naval Station San Diego, CA, 09 February 2004. Bob Gregory, Dep Requirements & Special Programs Officer COMPACFLT N43
    YR-93 645k YR-93, APL-4 and SS Curtiss (AVB-4) moored at Naval Station San Diego, 27 July 2008.
    Photo courtesy of Tom Saint
    Bill Gonyo
    APL-4 354k APL-4 moored at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton WA, circa February 2013. APL-4 was serving as temporary accommodations for USS Kentucky (SSBN-737) crew members while their ship is in overhaul at the yard. Bob Gregory, Dep Requirements & Special Programs Officer COMPACFLT N43

    There is no DANFS History currently available for APL-4 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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