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ex-Floating Derrick No. 38
ex-Derrick Lighter (ID 3249)

Floating Derrick:

  • Acquired by the Navy in 1918 from W. E. Betts of Salem, MA and placed in service as Derrick Lighter (ID 3249)
  • Renamed Floating Derrick No. 38
  • Designated YD-38 in 1920
  • Placed out of service in 1926
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 77'
  • Beam 31'
  • Non-self propelled.
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