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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
  • Built by Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC
  • Completed as the steel-hulled Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-10, October 1940
  • Assigned to the 8th Naval District
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold to Dravo Corp., Pittsburgh, PA, renamed Dravo 45 (ON 286374), 1961
  • Later sold to Trinity Marine, Baton Rouge, LA, renamed PA 45
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown (documentation expired 31 March 1997)
    Displacement 240 tons (lt) 270 tons (fl)
    Length 104' 0"
    Beam 31' 2"
    Draft 4' 0"
    Lifting Capacity 10 tons
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 15
    two Diesel engines, 400hp
    two propellers
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