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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Yard Floating Drydock:
  • Laid down in 1942 at Pacific Bridge, Eureka, CA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YFD-20, date unknown
  • Lost while in tow from Eureka, stranded near Bolinas, CA., 31 January 1943
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, stranded, lost at sea, 31 January 1943
    Displacement unknown
    Length 543'
    Beam 114'
    Draft unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Nominal Lift Capacity 10,500 t.

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    YFD-20 71k YFD-20 stranded near Bolinas, CA., 31 January 1943.
    Photo from "Disaster Logs of Ships" Jim Gibbs, 1971, LCCCN78-155334
    John Chiquoine

    There is no DANFS history for YFD-20 available at NavSource
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