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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)
    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-39 88k 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. Rick Sherley
    YSD-39 74k

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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