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USS ARDC-10 (1945 - 1946)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

ARDC-1 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Repair Dock (Concrete):
  • Built in 1944 by Tidewater Construction Corp., Wilmington, N. C.
  • Delivered and placed in commission as USS ARDC-10 in December 1944
  • Redesignated AFDL-43, 1 February 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1979
    Displacement 8,300 t.(lt)
    Length 389'
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown (lt.) unknown (flooded)
    Lifting Capacity unknown

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    Commanding Officers
    01*CAPT. Burford, William Page, USN1951 - 1953
    *In command AFDL-43 and AFDL-44 simultaneously
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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