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Seaplane Wrecking Derrick (Self propelled)



YSDs were nicknamed "Mary Annes" because of their resemblance to the steam shovel in the classic 1939 childrens' book Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton.

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YSD-1
YSD-2
YSD-3 authorization cancelled 1920
YSD-4
YSD-5 cancelled 1920
YSD-6
YSD-7
YSD-8
YSD-9
YSD-10
YSD-11
YSD-12
YSD-13
YSD-14
YSD-15
YSD-16
YSD-17
YSD-18
YSD-19
YSD-20
YSD-21
YSD-22
YSD-23
YSD-24
YSD-25
YSD-26
YSD-27
YSD-28
YSD-29
YSD-30
YSD-31
YSD-32
YSD-33
YSD-34
YSD-35
YSD-36
YSD-37
YSD-38
YSD-39
YSD-40
YSD-41
YSD-42
YSD-43
YSD-44
YSD-45
YSD-46
YSD-47
YSD-48
YSD-49
YSD-50
YSD-51
YSD-52
YSD-53
YSD-54
YSD-55
YSD-56
YSD-57
YSD-58
YSD-59
YSD-60
YSD-61
YSD-62
YSD-63
YSD-64 converted to YM-31
YSD-65
YSD-66
YSD-67
YSD-68
YSD-69
YSD-70
YSD-71
YSD-72
YSD-73
YSD-74
YSD-75
YSD-76
YSD-77
YSD-78
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