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YSD-11


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
  • Built by Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA
  • Completed as the steel-hulled Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-11, November 1940
  • Assigned to the 1st Naval District, mostly operating at NAS Quonset Point, during World War II
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 08 July 1994
    Specifications:
    Displacement 220 tons (lt) 270 tons (fl)
    Length 104' 0"
    Beam 31' 2"
    Draft 4' 0"
    Speed 10 knots
    Derrick
    one American Hoist & Derrick model 685 rotating crane
    boom 54 ft.
    lifting capacity 10 tons
    powered by a 6-cylinder Cummins Diesel
    Accommodations
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 15
    Ship's Service Generators
    one 30Kw Diesel Generator set
    one 20Kw Diesel Generator set
    Propulsion
    two Superior model MRDB-8 200 HP Diesel engines
    two propellers, 640shp

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    YSD-11 23k YSD-11 under construction in the Assembly Shop, at Boston Navy Yard, 05 July 1940.
    US Navy photo
     
    YSD-11 56k YSD-11 underway, probably during builders trials.
    US Navy photo from "Our Fighting Ships", Mitchell D. Katz, Jr., Herbert C. Lee and Edwil L. Levy, Jr, Harper & Bros, 1942.
     

    There is no DANFS history for YSD-11 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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