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US Army Debris Vessel M/V Puget

US Army International Radio Call Sign:
Alpha - Echo - Quebec - Whiskey
YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
  • Built, 23 October 1943, as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-67 at Omaha Steel Works, Omaha, NB.
  • Allocated to the 13th Naval District
  • Placed in service as YSD-67, date and location unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 February 1973
  • Transferred to the US Air Force in 1973
  • Transferred to the US Army Corps of Engineers, in 1974, named M/V Puget
  • Current Disposition, M/V Puget in service as a debris vessel in Puget Sound
    Displacement 240 t.(lt) 270 t.(fl)
    Length 104'
    Beam 31' 2"
    Draft 4'
    Lifting Capacity 10 t.
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 15
    two Superior Diesel engines
    two propellers, 640shp
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    YSD-67 169k YSD-67 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec

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