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Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DERICKSON.

Twin diesel, length 136 feet, beam 24.5 feet, draft 8 feet. Built at Ballard Marine Railway, Seattle, Washington, in1944. Ex- PCS 1458, AG-6. Sold in 1954 for $23,896.99. Named for Commander Richard B. Derickson (1873-1942), USC&GS, who rendered distinguished service in field assignments along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States and in the South Pacific Ocean, and had notable achievements as Assistant Chief of the Coast and Geodetic Survey's Hydrographic Division and Director of Coast Surveys in the Philippine Islands.

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