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


Flag Hoist/International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Zulu - Echo

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-12 Class Auxiliary Repair Dock:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Pacific Bridge Co., Alameda CA.
  • Commissioned, USS ARD-24 in 1944
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Placed in service at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 5,200 t.
    Length 492'
    Beam 81'
    Draft 6'

    Click On Image
    For Full Size Image
    Size Image Description Contributed
    ARD-24 166k USS ARD-24, moored in Apra Harbor, Guam, 1945. Barbara J. Whitsitt
    ARD-24 696k Forward stack of the USS Braine (DD-630) while in the yard at Naval Ship Yard Mare Island in December 1967. In the background USS Uhlmann (DD-687) is riding in floating drydock ARD-24 at the south end of the yard. © Richard Leonhardt
    Kiska 1275k Aerial view of Mare Island Naval Shipyard, May 1980. From left to right: ARD-24, river craft of Special Boat Unit 11 (SBU-11), USS Kiska (AE-35), USS Parche (SSN-683) with DSRV, and YM-35 dredging the area.
    Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # MINSY 168005-5-80 NS
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history available for USS ARD-24 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    No Information Available
    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 13 June 2008