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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
AFD-5 (1944 - 1946)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
AFDL-5 was transferred to Taiwan and named Kim Men
AFDL-1 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock:
Laid down, date unknown, at Morgan City, LA. by Chicago Bridge and Iron.
Delivered and placed in service as AFD-5 in January 1944
Redesignated AFDL-5, 1 August 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to Taiwan in 1958 named Kim Men, active in service
Displacement 800 t.
Inside width 45'
Draft 3' 3" (lt), 31' 4" (flooded)
Lifting capacity 1,900 tons
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||AFD-5 with a minesweeper in her dock, date and place unknown.
US Navy photo from DANFS.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is no DANFS history available for AFD-5 / AFDL-5 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 4 April 2014
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