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YD-205 - ex US AFDL-44 floating drydock
« on: November 10, 2017, 01:34:06 AM »
Jane's Fighting Ships 1968 - 1969




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From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/09/28/7344.htm

ARDC-1 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Repair Dock (Concrete):

Built in 1944 by Tidewater Construction Corp., Wilmington, NC
Christened by Tidewater, 18 November 1944
Delivered and placed in commission as USS ARDC-11 in December 1944
Redesignated AFDL-44, 1 February 1945
Served at Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC, December 1944 - July 1945
Towed from Charleston through Panama Canal and to San Diego by Moreno (ATF-87), 09 July - 09 September 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred on loan to the Philippines September 1969, redesignated YD-205
Purchased outright by the Philippines, August 1980
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Re: YD-205 - ex US AFDL-44 floating drydock
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2017, 02:40:12 PM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/09/28/09734401.jpg

Photo by Edison Sy. ex-AFDL-44 in Philippine Navy service as YD-205 at the Philippine Navy Yard at Fort San Felipe, Cavite City on 13 June 2015.


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Re: YD-205 - ex US AFDL-44 floating drydock
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2017, 02:46:01 PM »