Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)

ARD-12 Class Auxiliary Repair Dock:
  • Laid down in 194 at Pacific Bridge Co., Alameda, CA.
  • Delivered in April 1944
  • Commissioned USS ARD-21, date unknown
  • During World War II USS ARD-21 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Following World War II USS ARD-21 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 9 October to 24 December 1945
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred, date unknown, to the Maritime Commission
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 5,200 t.
    Length 492'
    Beam 81'
    Draft 6'
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion none

    Click On Image
    For Full Size Image
    Size Image Description Contributed
    Stack 130k USS Stack (DD-406) Plan view forward, taken at the Mare Island Navy Yard, CA,, 5 May 1944. Note long dent in her hull side, near the waterline somewhat aft of her hull number; Mark 33 gun director atop the pilothouse; and 5"/38 guns. Also note USS Farenholt (DD-491) tied up astern; floating drydock ARD-21 at left, diver boat just off Stack's starboard side and railway cars on the pier. Circles mark recent alterations to the ship.
    A US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
    Fred Weiss

    There is no DANFS history currently available for USS ARD-21 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Back To The Main Photo Index Back To The Yard and District Craft Photo Index Back To The Auxiliary Repair Dock (ARD) Photo Index
    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster.
    This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History
    Last Updated 7 February 2014