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YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
Laid down, 27 January 1943, as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-52 (Gulfport Hull #217), at Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX.
Launched, 8 May 1943
Delivered to the Navy, 11 January 1944
Allocated to the 8th Naval District
Placed in service as YSD-52, date and location unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Disposed of, 12 December 1974 by Invitation to Bid 16-5031, Sold to Commercial Seacraft, Groves, TX., for $32,626.66
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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