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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
Built, date unknown, as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-19 at Navy Yard Pearl Harbor
Allocated to the 14th Naval District
Placed in service as YSD-19, date and location unknown
YSD-19 was at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941
Reassigned to Kwajalein Atoll, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
YSD-19 earned one battle star for World War II service
Displacement 240 t.(lt) 270 t.(fl)
Beam 31' 2"
Lifting Capacity 10 t.
two Superior Diesel engines
two propellers, 400shp
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||YSD-19 with a Japanese aircraft on her deck at Pearl Harbor, sometime after the 7 December 1941 attack.
US Navy photos from "Pearl Harbor" by H. P. Willmott, 1981 Bison Books LTD.
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||Two views of the bridge area of YSD-19 (nicknamed USS Mary Ann by her crew) at Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands in 1953, with Richard Wheeler at the helm.
Last Updated 16 January 2015
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