USS DuPage (APB-51)

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Career
Name: USS DuPage
Laid down: 9 December 1942, as SS John W. Weeks
Launched: 2 January 1943
Fate: scrapped in 1959
General characteristics
Type: EC2-S-C1
Displacement: 4,023 t. Long tons 11,565 t.full load
Length: 441 ft 6 in (134.57 m)
Beam: 56 ft 11 in (17.35 m)
Draft: 28 ft 4 in (8.64 m)
Propulsion: reciprocating steam engine, single shaft, 1,950shp
Speed: 12 knots
Complement: 151
For other ships of the same name, see USS DuPage.

USS DuPage (APB-51) was a barracks ship in the United States Navy.

DuPage was a self-propelled barracks ship and operated in a noncommissioned status providing Special Services with advanced bases, Pacific area, during 1951-59.

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