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YSD-7


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
  • Built at New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Launched, 18 April 1931
  • Delivered and placed in service as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-7, 28 April 1931
  • Asgigned to 5th Naval District, Norfolk, VA
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold April 1961
  • Sold to Dravo Corp., Pittsburgh, PA, renamed Dravo 46 (ON 286220)
  • Later operated as a salvage boat in the Virgin Islands
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 240 tons (lt) 270 tons (fl)
    Length 104' o"
    Beam 31' 2"
    Draft 4'
    Lifting Capacity 10 tons
    Accommodations
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 15
    Propulsion
    two Diesel engines
    two propellers
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