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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
Length 87' 3"
Beam 40' 0"
Lifting Capacity 5 tons
Propulsion, sternwheel, 80hp
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||YSD-4 and USS Undaunted (AT-58) moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, 05 July 1922.
US Navy photo.
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