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APL 42



APL 42 is one of the Navy's non self-propelled barracks ships.

General Characteristics:Keel laid: December 9, 1944
Launched: February 6, 1945
Delivered: April 30, 1945
Builder: Willamette Iron and Steel Works, Portland, Or.
Length: 261 feet (79.55 meters)
Beam: 49 feet (14.9 meters)
Draft: 8.6 feet (2.6 meters)
Displacement: approx. 1,300 tons
Accommodations: 6 Officers, 583 Enlisted
Homeport: Atlantic


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The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 42 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., in October 2013.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show APL 42 at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard, Norfolk, Va., supporting the crew of USS CARTER HALL (LSD 50) on April 29, 2015.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show APL 42 at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard, Norfolk, Va., supporting the crew of USS MESA VERDE (LPD 19) on September 21, 2018.



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