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AFD-24 (1944 - 1946)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal

AFDL-24 was transferred to the Philippines and redesignated YD-200
AFDL-1 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock:
  • Laid down in 1943 at Doullot & Ewin, New Orleans, LA.
  • Delivered January 1944
  • Placed in service as AFD-24 at Subic Bay P.I. in 1944
  • Redesignated AFDL-24, 1 August 1946
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Republic of the Philippines, redesignated YD-200
  • Active in the Philippine Navy, 2011
    Displacement 1,200 t.(lt)
    Length 288'
    Beam 64'
    Draft 3' 3" (lt.) 31' 4" (flooded)
    Lifting Capacity 1,900 t.

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    LSM-129 50k USS LSM-129 dry docked in AFD-24 at Subic Bay, P.I., circa 5 to 10 September 1945. Notice the port skeg that protects the LSMs propellers when she is on the beach. Donald F. Liebmann
    LSM-129 44k

    There is no DANFS history available for AFD-24 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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