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YSD-40


YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
  • Laid down, 8 March1943, as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-40 at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA.
  • Launched, 6 May 1943
  • Allocated to the 5th Naval District
  • Placed in service as YSD-40
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 240 t.(lt) 270 t.(fl)
    Length 104'
    Beam 31' 2"
    Draft 4'
    Lifting Capacity 10 t.
    Accommodations
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 15
    Propulsion
    two Diesel engines
    two propellers, 640shp
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    YSD-40 61k YSD-40 underway off Norfolk Navy Yard, circa 1943. US Navy photo. John B Neville , CPO USN Ret.

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