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US Army Dredge Fry
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
Built by Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA
Laid down, 12 November 1940
Launched, 14 February 1941
Delivered and placed in service as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-22, 30 April 1941
Allocated to the 5th Naval District
Reclassified Dredge YM-34 after 1955 (unconfirmed)
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to Army Corps of Engineers, renamed Fry, 1972
Final disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 220 tons (lt) 270 tons (fl)
Beam 31' 2"
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-22 underway on trials off Boston Navy Yard, 28 April 1941.
National Archives photos 19-N-23856, 19-N-23857 and 19-N-23855
| USACE Fry
||Fry on the Intracoastal Waterway, south of Bogue Sound, NC, date unknown.
Last Updated 07 February 2020
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