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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 Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
  • Keel laid, 10 September 1940
  • Launched, 23 May 1941
  • Completed as the steel-hulled Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-15, July 1941
  • Asisgned to the 13th Naval District, stationed at NAS Seattle during World War II
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 10 April 1984
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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
    two propellers
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    YSD-13 1000k YSD-15 soon after launching at Puget Sound Navy Yard, 23 May 1941.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 47188
    Dave Wright
    YSD-13 633k YSD-15 underway, date and location unknown.
    National Archives photo 80-G-456582
    Dave Wright

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