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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
Laid down, 14 January 1943, as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-51 (Gulfport Hull #216), at Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX.
Launched, 19 April 1943
Delivered to the Navy, 13 December 1943
Allocated to the 8th Naval District
Placed in service as YSD-51, date and location unknown
Reassigned to the Philadelphia Reserve Fleet
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Disposed of, 31 October 1974 by Invitation to Bid 16-5025, Sold to Underseas Systems, Bay Shore, N.Y., for $16,138
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 220 t.(lt) 270 t.(fl)
Beam 31' 2"
Speed 10 kts
one American Hoist & Derrick model 685 rotating crane
boom 54 ft..
lifting capacity 10 t.
powered by a 6 cylinder Cummings Diesel
Ship's Service Generators
one 30Kw Diesel Generator set
one 20Kw Diesel Generator set
two Superior model MRDB-8 200 HP Diesel engines
two propellers, 640shp
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||YSD-51 (Gulfport Hull #216), prior to launching in April 1943.
There is no DANFS history for YSD-51 available at NavSource
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