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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
USS YFD-4 (1943 - 1945)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
AFDM-2 was transferred to the Dominican Republic
AFDM-1 Class Medium Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock:
Laid down in January 1943 at Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Co. as Yard Floating Dock YFD-4
Delivered and placed in commissioned in October 1943
Redesignated Auxiliary Floating Dock Medium AFDM-2 in 1945
Decommissioned and inactivated, date unknown
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Beaumont, TX., 16 May 1995
Reactivated and transferred to the Government of the Dominican Republic in 1999
Sold to Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corp. at Port Arthur, TX., renamed Mr. Morris
Current Disposition, active in commercial service at Port Arthur, TX.
Displacement 6,400 t.(lt)
Draft 6 ft.
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|Ex-USS AFDM-2 in commercial service as the Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corp. drydock Mr. Morris at Port Arthur, TX., date unknown.
A Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corp. photo.
|Museum Ship ex-USS Orleck (DD-886)">
being drydocked in Mr. Morris(ex-USS AFDM-2) at Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corp., Port Arthur, TX., photos released 16 FEbruary 2022.
There is no DANFS History available for AFDM-2 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 1 April 2022
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