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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Defense Service Medal (with Fleet clasp) - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
ARD-1 Class Auxiliary Repair Dock:
Laid down, date unknown, at Pacific Bridge, Alameda, CA.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the Navy in September 1934
Commissioned USS ARD-1, 19 December 1935, LCDR. Charles M. Johnson, in command
Decommission, 21 October 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Displacement 2,200 t.
Length 393' 6"
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||USS ARD-1 under tow by USS Bridge (AF-1) in Colon Harbor, Panama Canal Zone, 28 October 1934.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-455970, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
||USS ARD-1 under tow by USS Bridge (AF-1) while passing through a set of Locks in the Panama Canal, 28 October 1934.
US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial.
There is no DANFS history available for USS ARD-1 at NavSource
|01||LCDR. Johnson, Charles Morgan||19 December 1935 - 22 January 1937|
|02||CDR. Karns, Arthur Lee||22 January - August1942|
|03||CDR. Shine, Thomas||August 1942 - January 1943|
|04||CDR. Williams, Clarence S.||January 1943 - 1 August 1945|
|05||LCDR. Kandie, Harry Victor||1 August 1945 - December 1945|
|06||LCDR. Dobi Jr., Peter W.||December 1945 - June 1946|
|07||LTjg. Peek, Charlie||June 1946 - 21 October 1946|
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