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AFDL-36 was transferred to the Republic of China and named Hay Tan (AFDL-1)
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

ARDC-1 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Repair Dock (Concrete):
  • Laid down in 1944 at V. P. Loftis, Wilmington, N. C.
  • Delivered and placed in service as ARDC-3 in July 1944
  • Redesignated AFDL-36, 1 August 1946
  • Placed out of service in 1947 at Guam, Marianas Islands
  • Transferred to the Republic of China in March 1947
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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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    AFDL-36 63k ex-AFDL-36 in the Republic of China service as Hay Tan (AFDL-1) Republic of China Navy web site

    There is no DANFS history available for ARDC-3 / AFDL-36 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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