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APL 15



APL 15 is one of the Navy's non self-propelled barracks ships.

General Characteristics:Keel laid: October 29, 1943
Launched: January 29, 1943
Delivered: July 22, 1944
Builder: Nashville Bridge Co., Nashville, Tn.
Length: 261 feet (79.55 meters)
Beam: 49 feet (14.9 meters)
Draft: 11 feet (3.35 meters)
Displacement: approx. 1,300 tons
Accommodations: 7 Officers, 677 Enlisted
Homeport: Pacific


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The photo below was taken by me and shows APL 15 at San Diego, Calif., on September 30, 2011.



The photo below was taken by me and shows APL 15 at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on May 11, 2012.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 15 supporting the crew of USS COWPENS (CG 63) at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on December 27, 2014.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 15 at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on April 18, 2016.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 15 supporting the crew of USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG 71) at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on October 11, 2017.



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