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American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

USS ARD-25) was transferred to Chile and named Ingeniero Mery (131)
ARD-12 Class Auxiliary Repair Dock:
  • Laid down in 194 at Pacific Bridge Co., Alameda, CA.
  • Delivered in May 1944
  • Commissioned USS ARD-25, in May 1944
  • During World War II USS ARD-25 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and served in the Marianas Islands at Saipan
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred, leased, 15 December 1960, to Chile, named Ingeniero Mery (131)
  • Sold to Chile, 20 August 1973
  • Current Disposition, active in Chilean navy
    Displacement 5,200 t.
    Length 492'
    Beam 81'
    Draft 6'
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion none

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    ARD-25 60k Chilean naval drydocks, Ingeniero Mery (131) (ex-ARD-25) (nearest to camara) and Mutilla (ex-ARD-32) moored in their berths at a Chilean naval station, date and location unknown. Tommy Trampp

    There is no DANFS history currently available for USS ARD-25 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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