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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YO-2 Class Steel-hulled, Flush-deck House Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
Built in 1911 at Maryland Steel Co., Sparrows Point, MD (YN 115)
Launched (date unknown)
Delivered as Oil Barge No. 3, September 1911
Assigned to 1st Naval District entire career
Designated YO-3, 17 July 1920
Placed out of service, 01 August 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 28 January 1947
Sold as a tank barge to Oil Tank Cleaning Co., New York, NY, renamed Transpetro No. 1 (ON 251755), 1947
Out of documentation, 1968
Displacement 422 gross tons
Length 161' 0" (165' 9" overall)
Beam 25' 1"
Draft 11' 1"
Cargo Capacity 500 tons / 3,562 bbls.
Propulsion steam, 2 cylinder compound, 160hp
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||YO-3 alongside cruiser USS Salt Lake City, probably in the mid-1930s. Photo enlarged from a vintage photo postcard.
There is no DANFS history record for YO-3 available at NavSource
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