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ex-Floating Derrick No. 45
ex-North Pole (ID 2147)

Floating Derrick:

  • Built in 1913 by Jacobson, Peterson and Co., New York
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1918 from the Coastwise Dredging Co. of New York and placed in service as North Pole (ID 2147)
  • Renamed Floating Derrick No. 45 in 1918
  • Designated YD-45 in 1920
  • Placed out of service in 1929
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 113'
  • Beam 33'
  • Boom capacity 10 t.
  • Propulsion: Non-self propelled.
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