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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
APL-2 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
Built by Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
Ordered, 07 October 1943
Laid down, 31 May 1944
Launched, 03 August 1944
Completed by Everett Pacific Shipbuilding, Everett, WA
Delivered, 30 July 1945
Placed in service, 06 August 1945
Stationed at Eniewetok, September 1945
Stationed in Leyte Gulf, October-November 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 01 June 1973
Sold for scrapping by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 06 November 1974
Sold to Healy Tibbitts Construction, San Francisco, CA, and placed in service as merchant barge HT-II (ON 566849), circa 1974
Final Disposition, foundered off Dana Point, CA, 06 September 1978
Specifications As Built:
Displacement 1,300 tons (lt), 2,660 tons (fl)
Length 260.0' waterline, 261.2' overall
Beam 49' 2"
Draft 8' 6"
Ship's Service Generators
three Diesel drive 100Kw 450 AC
Diesel 1,000 Bbls
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||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).
||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.
There is no DANFS history for APL-3 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 09 March 2016
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