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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (Pearl Harbor) - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
Built by Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, HI
Authorized, November 1930
Laid down, date unknown
Launched, 28 September 1932
Completed as the steel-hulled Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-9, 12 January 1933
Assigned to the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor, 1933 - 1951
YSD-9 was present during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 07 December 1941
Struck from the Naval Register, 27 August 1951
Registered to Hardaway Contracting Co., Tampa, FL, renamed Panama (ON 275661), 1958
Later sold to Florida Ship Repair, Inc.
Final disposition, fate unknown (still afloat 1987)
Displacement 240 tons (lt) 270 tons (fl)
Length 104' 0"
Beam 31' 2"
Draft 4' 0"
Lifting Capacity 10 tons
two Diesel engines, 400hp
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||YSD-9 in Pearl Harbor just after completion, 13 January 1933.
National Archives photo 80-G-451166
Last Updated 07 February 2020
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