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APL 5



APL 5 is one of the Navy's non self-propelled barracks ships.

General Characteristics:Keel laid: July 8, 1944
Launched: November 14, 1944
Delivered: November 5, 1945
Builder: Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash.
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: Pacific


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The photos below were taken by me and show APL 5 at Naval Submarine Base Point Loma, Calif., on March 15, 2012.



The photos below were taken by me and show APL 5 at Naval Submarine Base Point Loma, Calif., on May 10, 2012.



The photo below was taken by me and shows APL 5 at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on October 4, 2012.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 5 at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on December 27, 2014.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 5 at BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, Calif., supporting the crew of USS MILIUS (DDG 69). The photo was taken on April 18, 2016.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 5 at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on October 6, 2016.



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