APL 65 is one of the Navy's non self-propelled barracks ships. In addition to accommodations for 250 personnel, APL 65 can provide food service for 1,150 personnel and is equipped with a post office, banking, barber shop, classroom, medical facility, laundry and a fitness center.
|General Characteristics:||Keel laid: February 22, 1999|
|Launched: October 30, 1999|
|Delivered: December 6, 2000|
|Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wi.|
|Length: 269 feet (82 meters)|
|Beam: 69 feet (21 meters)|
|Draft: 6 feet (1.8 meters)|
APL 65 Image Gallery:
The photo below was taken by me and shows APL 65 at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on September 30, 2011.
The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 65 supporting the crew of USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Calif., on December 27, 2014.
The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show APL 65 at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Calif., on April 18, 2016.
The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows APL 65 at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on October 11, 2017.