Specific: Used by the Army engineers.
Historical: The purpose of this vehicle was to
provide mobile facilities for crane, shovel, dragline,
back hoe, clamshell and pile driver operations. The
accessories were transported on a 2-axle trailer.
The unit was mounted on a motorised chassis for rapid
point-to-point travel, as well as for transporting the
the lifted load when used as a crane. The revolving frame
contained the operating machinery, mounted on a cast
Length: 6.90 m (269 inches).
Width: 2.65 m (103 inches).
Height: 3.80 m (148 inches).
Weight: 19.000 kg (41.800 lb.).
Engine: 6-cylinder International Harvester, type
RD-406, 6.640 cm3 (405 cubic inches), liquid cooled or a
6-cylinder International Harvester, type RD-450, 7.380
cm3 (450 cubic inches), liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 154 at 3.200 rpm/162 at 3.000 rpm.
Transfer case: 2-speed.
Electrical system: 12 volt.
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Tyres: 10.00 x 20.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 182 liter (40 gallons).
Range: 400 km (260 miles).
Additional: The crane was driven by
either a 6-cylinder Waukesha 6 BZ engine developing 80 hp
(below serial no. 437) or a 6-cylinder Continental M 330
engine developing 82 hp (above serial no. 470). Max.
lifting capacity was 8 ton.
The unit was produced by Wayne Crane Division, American
Steel Dredge CO., INC in Fort Wayne, Indiana.