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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

ARD-2 Class Auxiliary Repair Dock:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Pacific Bridge, Alameda, CA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to the Navy in April 1942
  • Commissioned USS ARD-2, 9 April 1942, CAPT. Eliot F. Robinson, in command
  • Decommission, 20 March 1946
  • Transferred to Mexico, in 1963
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Current Disposition, active Mexican navy
    Displacement 4,200 t.(lt)
    Length 482' 7"
    Beam 71'
    Draft 5'
    Armament 2 single 20mm gun mounts
    Complement 6 Officers, 125 Enlisted

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    Commanding Officers
    01CAPT. Robinson, Eliot F.9 April 1942 - 8 August 1943
    02LT. Washburn Jr., Charles P., USNR8 August 1943 - 13 August 1943
    03CDR. Parker, Ross C.13 August 1943 - May 1944
    05CDR. Hayes, Ralph R.May 1944 - 20 March 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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