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YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
Built, 18 January 1943, in 1943 as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-39 at Navy Yard Norfolk, Portsmouth, VA.
Launched, 8 March 1943
Allocated to Patuxent River, MD.
Placed in service as YSD-39, date and location unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Disposed of by Navy sale, 13 May 1993
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 240 t.(lt) 270 t.(fl)
Beam 31' 2"
Lifting Capacity 10 t.
two Superior Diesel engines
two propellers, 640shp
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||YSD-39 moored alongside salvage project
in support of a salvage class in floating the project, circa 1976-1978. The
Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center was located in Washington D.C. prior to being moved to Panama City FL.
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