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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 June 1944
  • Commissioned USS ARD-27, in June 1944
  • During World War II USS ARD-27 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Okinawa Gunto operation
    Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 15 May to 30 June 1945

  • Following World War II USS ARD-27 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 9 January 1946
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1974
  • USS ARD-27 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement 5,200 t.
    Length 492'
    Beam 81'
    Draft 6'
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Auxiliary Machinery unknown

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

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