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T-AO / T-AOT-152 Yukon


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National Defense Service Medal

Maumee Class Fleet Oiler:
  • Laid down, 16 May 1957 as Yukon, a Maritime Administration type (T3-S-12a) tanker hull, under Maritime Administration contract (MA hull 41) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp, Pascagoula, MS.
  • Launched, 16 March 1956
  • Placed in service by the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) as USNS Yukon (T-AO-152)
  • Operated for MSTS by Marine Transport Lines under a long-term consecutive-voyage charter
  • Redesignated Transport Oiler (T-AOT-152) (date unknown}
  • Placed out of service and laid up as part of the Navy's Ready Reserve Force (RRF), 20 October 1985
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 April 1992
  • Custody transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 18 September 1995, by the (DRMS) Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service
    Specifications:
    Displacement 7,814 t.(lt) 32,950 t.(fl)
    Length 614' 6"
    Beam 83' 6"
    Draft 32'
    Speed 18 kts
    Complement 52
    Armament none
    Cargo Capacity 190,000-bbls
    Propulsion steam turbine, single shaft
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    Yukon 35k Yukon (T-AO-152) underway, date and place unknown. US Maritime Administration

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    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center web site
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    Fleet Tankers Association
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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