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YO-2


YO-2 Class Steel-hulled Flush Deck House Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built in 1911 at Maryland Steel Co., Baltimore, MD.
  • Launched (date unknown)
  • Placed in service as YO-2 at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 335 t.
    Length 161' 0"
    Beam 25' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 3,562 bbls.
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown

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    YT-118 114k YO-2 alongside an unidentified ship (possibly USS Olympia) while pumping oil, probably at Guantanamo, circa early-1920s. Photo from the US Naval Academy 1928 yearbook "Lucky Bag". Note that it is "air bedding day" (once every week) with the crews bedding hanging over the railings. David Wright

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-2 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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    Last Updated 22 February 2008