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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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 in February 1945 by Dravo Corp., Neville Island, Pittsburgh, PA.
launched, 9 August 1946
Delivered and placed in commission as ARD-33 in August 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
Displacement 6,000 t.(lt)
Draft 5' (lt.) unknown (flooded)
Lifting Capacity unknown
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||Launching of ARD-33, 9 August 1946, on the Ohio River at Dravo Corp., Neville Island, Pittsburgh, PA.
©Photos and article from "The Pittsburgh Press", 8 and 11 August 1946.
|Lawrence G. Lovejoy P.E.
There is no history available for ARD-33 / AFDL-47 / Reliance (AFDL-47) at NavSource
|01||CAPT. Romoser, William Kilian, USN :RADM||1950 - October 1951|
|02||CAPT. Livdahl, Orlin L., USN :RADM||October 1951 - 1953|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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