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Flag Hoist/International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Foxtrot - Delta
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

ARD-6 was transferred to Pakistan
ARD-2 Class Auxiliary Repair Dock:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Pacific Bridge Co., Alameda, CA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned USS ARD-6, 29 April 1943, CDR, James H. Willey, James, in command
  • During World War II ARD-6 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater at Dutch Harbor, AK.
  • Decommission, date unknown, 1 July 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 24 January 1947
  • Transferred under terms of the Security Assistance Program to Pakistan, 30 June 1961
    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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    ARD-6 257k ARD-6 at anchor at Dutch Harbor, AK. S-47 (SS-158) entering the dock, 25 January 1944..
    US Navy photo
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

    There is no DANFS history available for ARD-6 at NavSource
    Commanding Officers
    01CDR. Willey, James H.28 April 1943 - October 1944
    01LCDR. Carpenter, Harold LewisOctober 1944 - July 1945
    01LCDR. Hanns, Satoli WilliamJuly 1945 - 1 July 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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