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Oil Barge No. 3 (1912-1920)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - World War I Victory Medal
Bottom Row - American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YO-2 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Maryland Steel Co., Baltimore, MD (YN 115)
  • Launched, September 1911
  • Delivered to Navy as Oil Barge No. 3, 06 June 1912
  • Given US Offical Number 209207 for delivery voyage
  • Designated YO-3, 17 July 1920
  • Spent entire career assigned to First Naval District
  • Placed out of service, 01 August 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 28 January 1947
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 03 February 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
    Hull steel, flush deck house
    Displacement 324 tons displacement
    Length 161' 0" waterline, 165' 9" overall
    Beam 25' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 3,562 barrels
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    single 2-cylinder compound steam (9" 18.75" x 15")
    single propellers 150ihp
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    Y0-3 444k YO-3 alongside cruiser USS Salt Lake City, probably in the mid-1930s. Photo enlarged from a vintage photo postcard. Jim Swank

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-3 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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