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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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
Displacement 240 t.(lt) 270 t.(fl)
Beam 31' 2"
Lifting Capacity 10 t.
two Diesel engines
two propellers, 640shp
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||YSD-40 underway off Norfolk Navy Yard, circa 1943. US Navy photo.
||John B Neville , CPO USN Ret.
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