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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)
    Length 616'
    Beam 116'
    Draft 6 ft.
    Complement unknown

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    AFDM-2 26k 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.
    Mike McCullough
    147k 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. Yu Chu

    There is no DANFS History available for AFDM-2 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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