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Reliance (AFDL-47)
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AFDL-47
ARD-33 (1946)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


ARD-12 Class Auxiliary Repair Dry Dock / AFDL-47 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock:
  • Laid down, date unknown, by Dravo Corp.
  • Delivered and placed in commission as ARD-33 in February 1946
  • Redesignated AFDL-47, date unknown
  • Named Reliance, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 May 2007
  • Sold in 2007 to Detyens, Charleston S.C.
  • Current Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 6,000 t.(lt)
    Length 489'
    Beam 97'
    Draft 5' (lt.) unknown (flooded)
    Lifting Capacity unknown

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    Commanding Officers
    01CAPT. Romoser, William Kilian, USN :RADM1950 - 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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