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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

Yard Floating Drydock:
  • Laid down in 1942, location unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YFD-22, July 1942
  • Allocated to Naval Base Adak, Alaska
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, destroyed in 1947
    Displacement unknown
    Length 543'
    Beam 114'
    Draft unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Nominal Lift Capacity 10,500 t.

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    Abner Read 71k USS Abner Read (DD-526) drydocked in YFD-22 at Adak, after losing her stern to a drifting mine, 18 August 1943, near Kiska Island, Alaska. Ed Zajkowski
    DD-526 71k

    There is no DANFS history for YFD-22 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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