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Endeavor (AFDL-1)
AFDL-1 (1946)
USS AFD-1 (1943 - 1946)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Kilo - Delta
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American 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-1 in September 1943
  • Decommissioned and placed in service, date unknown
  • Redesignated AFDL-1, 1 August 1946
  • Named Endeavor, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Dominican Republic in 1986 redesignated DF-1, active in service
    Displacement 800 t.
    Length 200'
    Beam 64'
    Inside width 45'
    Draft 3' 3" (lt), 31' 4" (flooded)
    Lifting capacity 1,900 tons

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    Commanding Officers
    01CAPT. Romoser, William Kilian, USN1950 - October 1951
    02CAPT. Livdahl, Orlin L. USN :RADMOctober 1951 - 1953
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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