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Diligence (AFDL-48)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal

AFDL-48 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Drydock:
  • Laid down, date unknown, by General Construction Co.
  • Delivered in 1955 and placed in service as AFDL-48
  • Named Diligence (AFDL-48), date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold, 11 December 1986, to SWM San Diego, later Knight & Carver
  • Resold in 2013 to Peruvian interests
  • Installed at Paita Peru, 7 October 2013
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown

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    Diligence 23k Ex-Diligence (AFDL-48), date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy Colton
    Ron Reeves

    There is no DANFS history available for AFDL-48 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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