Author Topic: YD-200 - ex-US AFDL-24  (Read 333 times)

adroth

  • Administrator
  • Boffin
  • *****
  • Posts: 5072
    • View Profile
    • The ADROTH Project
YD-200 - ex-US AFDL-24
« on: November 13, 2017, 11:25:20 PM »
Combat Fleets of the World, 15th Edition



====

From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/09/28/2824.htm

AFDL-1 Class Small Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock:

Laid down in 1943 at Doullot & Ewin, New Orleans, LA.
Delivered January 1944
Placed in service as AFD-24 at Subic Bay P.I. in 1944
Redesignated AFDL-24, 1 August 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to the Republic of the Philippines, redesignated YD-200
Active in the Philippine Navy, 2011
« Last Edit: November 13, 2017, 11:45:54 PM by adroth »

adroth

  • Administrator
  • Boffin
  • *****
  • Posts: 5072
    • View Profile
    • The ADROTH Project
Re: YD-200 - ex-US AFDL-24
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2017, 11:48:42 PM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/14/101412902.jpg

USS LSM-129 dry docked in AFD-24 at Subic Bay, P.I., circa 5 to 10 September 1945. Notice the port skeg that protects the LSMs propellers when she is on the beach. Photo c/o Donald F. Liebmann