and Geodetic Survey Ship DERICKSON.
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.