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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
Built in 1941 as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-21 at Navy Yard Charleston S.C.
Launched, 15 April 1941
Allocated to the 10th Naval District
Placed in service as YSD-21 in 1941
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to other Government agency, 1 June 1975
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 220 t.(lt) 270 t.(fl)
Beam 31' 2"
Speed 10 kts
one American Hoist & Derrick model 685 rotating crane
boom 54 ft..
lifting capacity 10 t.
powered by a 6 cylinder Cummings 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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||Launching of YSD-21 at the US Navy Yard Charleston, S. C., 15 April 1941. YSD-21 was sponsored by Miss Mary Jane McDonough. Mary Jane McDonough-Berry passed away 26 Dec 2013.
There is no DANFS history for YSD-21 available at NavSource
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