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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.
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion steam, 2 cylinder compound, 160hp

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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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