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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, 1 December 1943 as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-69 at Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, S. C.
Launched, 12 December 1943
Delivered, 10 May 1944
Allocated to the 6th Naval District
Placed in service as YSD-69, date and location unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold, 4 December 1974, under Invitation to Bid 16-5031 to Commercial Seacraft, Groves, TX. for $33,181.33.
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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