Rescue and Salvage Vessels (YLC, YHLC, YMLC, YLLC, YRST, YSD, YSP)

Most recent update: April 22, 2011.


All these vessels were used in rescue and salvage activities.  If anyone can fill any of the gaps, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Type # Shipbuilder Location Ft. Tons Built Disposition
Salvage Lifting Craft (YLC)
YLC 1 Burton Shipyard Port Arthur TX 110 110 1952 Ex-U-34 1524, ex-YFN 1192, ex-YFNX 33, now IX 547
YLC 2 Marine Industries NW Tacoma WA 110 125 1981 Ex-YC 1525, sold 2008
Salvage Lifting Craft, Heavy (YHLC)
YHLC 1 Seebeck Werft Germany   1732 1942 Ex-Energie, acquired 1967 as Crilley, scrapped 2001
YHLC 2 Seebeck Werft Germany   1732 1942 Ex-Ausdauer, acquired 1967 as Crandall, scrapped 2001
Salvage Lifting Craft, Medium (YMLC)
YMLC 1           Intended for ARSD 1 but not used
YMLC 2           Intended for ARSD 2 but not used
YMLC 3 Brown Shipbuilding Houston TX 225 800 1946 Ex-ARSD 3, struck 1972
YMLC 4 Brown Shipbuilding Houston TX 225 800 1946 Ex-ARSD 4, struck 1972
YMLC 5           Leased from Britain in the 60s, scrapped 1971
YMLC 6           Leased from Britain in the 60s, scrapped 1975
YMLC 7           Leased from Britain in the 60s, returned 1969
YMLC 8           Leased from Britain in the 60s, returned 1969
Salvage Lifting Craft, Light (YLLC)
YLLC 1 Mare Island CA Vallejo CA 119 143 1944 Ex-LCT 1348
YLLC 2 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH 119 143 1944 Ex-LCT 788
YLLC 3 Bison Shipbuilding Tonawanda NY 119 143 1944 Ex-LCT 1195
YLLC 4 Bison Shipbuilding Tonawanda NY 119 143 1944 Ex-LCT 1459
YLLC 5 Bison Shipbuilding Tonawanda NY 119 143 1943 Ex-LCT 529
Salvage and Repair Tenders (YRST)
YRST 1 Everett Pacific Everett WA 261 700 1945 Ex-YFN 723, ex-YFNB 12, ex-YDT 11, now YR 94
YRST 2 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 261 700 1945 Ex-YFN 736, ex-YFNB 17, ex-YDT 12, sold 2003
YRST 3 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 110 1941 Ex-YNG 14, ex-YDT 13, scrapped 1984
YRST 4 Marine Iron Duluth MN 168 775 1945 Ex-AN 84, scrapped 1975
YRST 5 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 124 500 1947 Ex-YFN 1092, ex-YFNX 13, later YRB 29, sold 2000
YRST 6 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 110 170 1945 Ex-YFN 982, ex-YFNX 10, to US Army 2000
Seaplane Wrecking Derricks (YSD)
YSD 1 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 60   1916 Ex-Floating Derrick No. 28
YSD 2 New Orleans NSY New Orleans LA 76 60 1921 Scrapped 1947
YSD 3           No record
YSD 4 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 87   1920 Later YC 908 1942
YSD 5 New Orleans NSY New Orleans LA 87   1921  
YSD 6           No record
YSD 7 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 104 240 1931  
YSD 8 Portsmouth NSY Kittery ME 104 240 1932  
YSD 9 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 104 240 1933  
YSD 10 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 104 240 1933  
YSD 11 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 104 240 1933  
YSD 12 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 104 240 1933  
YSD 13 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 104 240 1933 Scrapped 1994
YSD 14 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 104 240 1933  
YSD 15 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 104 240 1933 Struck 1984
YSD 16 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 104 240 1933  
YSD 17 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 104 240 1933  
YSD 18 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 104 240 1933  
YSD 19 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 104 240 1933  
YSD 20 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 104 240 1941  
YSD 21 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 104 240 1941 Sold 1975
YSD 22 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 104 240 1941  
YSD 23 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 104 240 1941  
YSD 24 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 104 240 1941  
YSD 25 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 104 240 1941 Scrapped 1974
YSD 26 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 104 240 1941  
YSD 27 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 104 240 1941  
YSD 28 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 104 240 1941  
YSD 29 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 104 240 1941  
YSD 30 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 104 240 1941 Lost 1946
YSD 31 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 104 240 1941  
YSD 32 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 104 240 1942 Later YSR 8 1942
YSD 33 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 104 240 1943 Scrapped 1974
YSD 34 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 104 240 1943 Scrapped 1979
YSD 35 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943 Lost 1946
YSD 36 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943 Lost 1946
YSD 37 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943  
YSD 38 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 104 240 1943 Lost 1945
YSD 39 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 104 240 1943 Scrapped 1993
YSD 40 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 104 240 1943  
YSD 41 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 104 240 1943  
YSD 42 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943 Scrapped 1977
YSD 43 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943 Lost 1946
YSD 44 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943  
YSD 45 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943  
YSD 46 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943 To NDRF 1974
YSD 47 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943  
YSD 48 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943 Lost
YSD 49 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943  
YSD 50 Moore Dry Dock Oakland CA 104 240 1943  
YSD 51 Gulfport Machine  Port Arthur TX 104 240 1943 Scrapped 1974
YSD 52 Gulfport Machine  Port Arthur TX 104 240 1943 Scrapped 1974
YSD 53 Gulfport Machine  Port Arthur TX 104 240 1943 To NDRF 1992
YSD 54 Gulfport Machine  Port Arthur TX 104 240 1943 Scrapped 1974
YSD 55 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 104 240 1943  
YSD 56 American Boiler Works Erie PA 104 240 1943  
YSD 57 American Boiler Works Erie PA 104 240 1943  
YSD 58 American Boiler Works Erie PA 104 240 1943  
YSD 59 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 104 240 1943  
YSD 60 Soule Steel Freeport ME 104 240 1944 To City of Long Beach 1978
YSD 61 Soule Steel Freeport ME 104 240 1944  
YSD 62 Soule Steel Freeport ME 104 240 1944  
YSD 63 Soule Steel Freeport ME 104 240 1944 Struck 1993
YSD 64 Soule Steel Freeport ME 104 240 1944  
YSD 65 Soule Steel Freeport ME 104 240 1944 Scrapped 1975
YSD 66 Omaha Steel Omaha NB 104 240 1944 Sold 1975
YSD 67 Omaha Steel Omaha NB 104 240 1944 To USACE 1974 as Puget, still active
YSD 68 Omaha Steel Omaha NB 104 240 1944  
YSD 69 Omaha Steel Omaha NB 104 240 1944 Scrapped 1974
YSD 70 Omaha Steel Omaha NB 104 240 1944  
YSD 71 Omaha Steel Omaha NB 104 240 1944  
YSD 72 Omaha Steel Omaha NB 104 240 1944 Sunk as target 1979
YSD 73 Omaha Steel Omaha NB 104 240 1944  
YSD 74 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 104 240 1944 Active
YSD 75 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 104 240 1944  
YSD 76 Mo. Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS 104 240 1944  
YSD 77 Mo. Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS 104 240 1944 Sold 1984
YSD 78 Mo. Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS 104 240 1944 To USACE Wilmington 1967 as Snell, active
Salvage Pontoons (YSP)
YSP 1 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1915  
YSP 2 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1915  
YSP 3 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1915  
YSP 4 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1915  
YSP 5 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 32 35 1926  
YSP 6 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 32 35 1926  
YSP 7 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 32 35 1926  
YSP 8 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 32 35 1926  
YSP 9 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 32 35 1926  
YSP 10 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 32 35 1926  
YSP 11 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929  
YSP 12 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929  
YSP 13 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929 Lost 1946
YSP 14 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929  
YSP 15 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929  
YSP 16 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929  
YSP 17 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929  
YSP 18 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929  
YSP 19 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929  
YSP 20 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 32 35 1929 Lost 1946
YSP 21 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 22 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 23 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 24 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 25 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 26 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 27 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 28 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 29 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 30 Mre Island NSY Vallejo CA 32 35 1929  
YSP 31 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1929  
YSP 32 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1929  
YSP 33 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1929  
YSP 34 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1929  
YSP 35 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1929  
YSP 36 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 32 35 1929  
YSP 37 Panama NS Balboa CZ 32 35 1929  
YSP 38 Panama NS Balboa CZ 32 35 1929  
YSP 39 Panama NS Balboa CZ 32 35 1929  
YSP 40 Panama NS Balboa CZ 32 35 1929  
YSP 41 Built at Cavite NSY ? 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 42 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 43 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 44 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 45 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 46 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 47 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 48 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 49 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 50 32 35 1929 Lost in the Philippines 1942
YSP 51 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 32 35 1944  
YSP 52 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 32 35 1944  
YSP 53 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 32 35 1944  
YSP 54 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 32 35 1944  
YSP 55 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 32 35 1944  
YSP 56 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 32 35 1944