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APL 50



APL 50 is one of the Navy's non self-propelled barracks ships.

General Characteristics:Keel laid: January 29, 1945
Launched: July 26, 1945
Delivered: January 2, 1946
Builder: Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging Company, Seattle, Wash.
Length: 261 feet (79.55 meters)
Beam: 49 feet (14.9 meters)
Draft: 11 feet (3.35 meters)
Displacement: approx. 1,300 tons
Accommodations: 6 Officers, 680 Enlisted
Homeport: Atlantic


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The photo below was taken by me and shows APL 50 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., on May 6, 2012.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show APL 50 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., on April 13, 2016.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 50 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., on October 6, 2017.



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