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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

YSD-11 Class Seaplane Wrecking Derrick:
  • Laid down as the steel-hull Seaplane Wrecking Derrick YSD-74 at Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, TH, May 1943
  • Launched, 5 June 1943
  • Delivered and placed in service at Pearl Harbor, 15 July 1943
  • Allocated to the 14th Naval District, where she has spent her entire seven decades of existence
  • YSD-74 is the last of her class remaining in US Naval service
  • Active at Naval Inactive Ships Maintenance Office (NISMO), Pearl Harbor
    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-11 403k YSD-74 moored at Pearl Harbor, 27 May 2015, with museum ship Missouri (BB-63) in background. Wade Armstrong, Pearl Harbor Pilots
    YSD-11 567k Closeup of YSD-74 moored at Pearl Harbor, 27 May 2015. Wade Armstrong, Pearl Harbor Pilots
    YSD-11 507k YSD-74 moored near the USS Arizona (BB-39) Memorial, 27 May 2015. Wade Armstrong, Pearl Harbor Pilots

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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