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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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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
Displacement 220 tons (lt) 270 tons (fl)
Length 104' 0"
Beam 31' 2"
Draft 4' 0"
Speed 10 knots
one American Hoist & Derrick model 685 rotating crane
boom 54 ft.
lifting capacity 10 tons
powered by a 6-cylinder Cummins Diesel
Ship's Service Generators
one 30Kw Diesel Generator set
one 20Kw Diesel Generator set
two Superior model MRDB-8 200 HP Diesel engines
two propellers, 640shp
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||YSD-11 under construction in the Assembly Shop, at Boston Navy Yard, 05 July 1940.
US Navy photo
||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
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