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USS AFD-3 (1943 - 1946)
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
AFDL-1 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock:
Laid down, date unknown, at Morgan City, LA. by Chicago Bridge and Iron
Delivered and commissioned USS AFD-3 in November 1943
Decommissioned, and placed in service, date unknown
Redesignated AFDL-3, 1 August 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, disposed of, date unknown
Displacement 800 t.
Inside width 45'
Draft 3' 3" (lt), 31' 4" (flooded)
Lifting capacity 1,900 tons
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||USS LSM-126 docked in USS AFD-3, off Samar, Leyte Gulf, P.I., circa 13 August 1945.
||Hugh L. Hudson, Jr., RM/2c, USS LSM-467, from the Collection of Howard Zeller, USS LSM-126.
There is no DANFS history available for USS AFD-3 / AFDL-3 at NavSource
|Commanding Officer / Officer in Charge|
|01||LCDR. Nelson, Ivan George, USN (CO)||1959 - July 1951|
|02||LCDR. Drain, O. D., USN (CO)||July 1951 - August 1951|
|03||LCDR. Arnold, Murr Edward, USN :RADM (CO)||August 1951 - October 1951
|04||CDR. Ferguson, H. C., USN (acting CO)||October 1951 - December 1951
|05||LT. Schmidt, Harry Walter, LT, USN (O-in-Ch)||December 1951 - June 1952
|06||LT. Koetsch, Clarence Robert, USN (O-in-Ch)||June 1952 - 1953
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 1 May 2015
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