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YNg-36
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YC-908 (1942 - 1944)
YSD-4 (1920 - 1942)


Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
  • Built by Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA
  • Completed as the steel-hulled sternwheel Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-4, 1920
  • Assigned to the 11th Naval District, at San Diego, 1920 - 1942
  • Redesignated open lighter YC-908, April 1942
  • Redesignated gate vessel YNg-36, 1943
  • Converted to sonar maintenance training barge, West Coast Sound School, San Diego, CA, June-August 1944
  • (Possibly reverted to YC-908)
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 87' 3"
    Beam 40' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Lifting Capacity 5 tons
    Propulsion, sternwheel, 80hp

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    YSD-4 1206k YSD-4 and USS Undaunted (AT-58) moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, 05 July 1922.
    US Navy photo.
    Darryl Baker

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