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USS DuPage (APB 51) as offered for sale in 1960.
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Class: DuPage (APB 51)
Design: SCB, MC/MA, Navy XX-#
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament:
Later armaments:
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: , # screw

Construction:
APBNameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchSrv
51DUPAGE19 Mar 1951Oregon SB9 Dec 19422 Jan 1943Mar 1951

Disposition:
APBNameTInactStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
51DUPAGEFeb 19551 Jun 1959May 1960Navy sale--

Class Notes:
Converted Nov-Dec 1943 to carry 1100 troops. From MC to Army at Yokohama by bareboat charter 20 May 1946 and operated with a Japanese crew under the Shipping Control Authority for the Japanese Merchant Marine (SCAJAP). After repatriating SCAJAP crews that had returned their ships to the West Coast in early 1950 she was assigned temporarily as a barracks ship for the Navy at Yokosuka. Title to the Navy 19 Mar 1951 "as is-where is," renamed DUPAGE effective 1 Jul 1951. She arrived in Sasebo on 16 October 1951 for service as a barracks ship, still with a SCAJAP crew. She was towed to Yokosuka on 21-24 Feb 1955 and laid up.

Ship Notes:
APBNameMANotes
51DUPAGE617Ex Liberty ship JOHN W. WEEKS, completed 9 Jan 1943.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 9 Sep 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC