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APL 61



APL 61 is one of the Navy's non self-propelled barracks ships. Ordered in 1995, APL 61 can accommodate 600 personnel and has dining and locker facilities for an additional 3,020 personnel. Further facilities include office, medical, training and recreation spaces.

General Characteristics:Keel laid: February 9, 1996
Launched: August 22, 1996
Delivered: October 17, 1997
Builder: Halter Marine, Gulfport, Ms.
Length: 360 feet (109.7 meters)
Beam: 90 feet (27.4 meters)
Draft: 6 feet (1.8 meters)
Displacement: 4,680 tons full load
Accommodations: 600
Homeport: Atlantic


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The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 61 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., on October 6, 2015.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 61 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., on October 12, 2016.



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