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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

AFD-1 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock:
  • Laid down (date and place unknown)
  • Commissioned USS AFD-13, date unknown, CAPT. G.H. Lyttle. in command
  • AFD-13 saw service at Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands and at Okinawa
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, AFD-13 sunk off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 16 September 1945.
    Displacement 12,000 t.
    Length 288'
    Beam 64'
    Inside width 45'
    Draft 3' 3" (lt), 31' 4" (flooded)
    Lifting capacity 1,900 tons

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    YMS-266 52k YMS-266 docked in AFD-13, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands, circa. 1944. US Navy photo Naval War College

    There is no DANFS History currently available for AFD-13 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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