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T-AO / T-AOT-152 Yukon
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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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
Displacement 7,814 t.(lt) 32,950 t.(fl)
Length 614' 6"
Beam 83' 6"
Speed 18 kts
Cargo Capacity 190,000-bbls
Propulsion steam turbine, single shaft
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Last Updated 25 February 2005
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