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YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
  • Built in 1943 as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-34 by Charleston Navy Yard
  • Allocated to the 1st Naval District
  • Placed in service as YSD-34, date and location unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Disposed of by Navy sale, August 1979
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 240 tons(lt) 270 tons(fl)
    Length 104'
    Beam 31' 2"
    Draft 4'
    Lifting Capacity 10 t.
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 15
    two Superior Diesel engines
    two propellers, 640shp
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    YSD-34 126k Aerial view of YSD-19 underway, location unknown, on 17 October 1944
    National Archives photo 80-G-281821
    Michael Mohl

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