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YSD-63


YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
  • Built, 22 August 1943, as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-63 at Soule Steel Co. San Francisco, CA.
  • Allocated to the 13th Naval District
  • Placed in service as YSD-63, date and location unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 June 1993
  • Current Disposition, to be disposed of by Navy sale
    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 Superior Diesel engines
    two propellers, 640shp
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    YSD-63 48k YSD-63 and YON-286 moored, probably, at Naval Station Subic Bay, Philippines Islands or possibly at Naval Station Guam, date unknown. Carl Musselman

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