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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YO-2 Class Steel-hulled Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
Built by Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Newport News, VA (YN 174)
Laid down, date unknown
Launched, 17 January 1914
Placed in service as Oil Barge No. 6, 1915
Assigned to Fifth Naval District at Norfolk entire career
Designated YO-6, 17 July 1920
Converted to carry Diesel oil in 1937
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, September 1947
Registered to Oil Tank Cleaning Co., Brooklyn, NY as Virginia C. (ON 253850), 1947
Registered to Park Lane Associates, Bayonne, NJ as barge Annie Berman, 1988
Final disposition, fate unknown
Oil Barge No. 6 (1914 - 1920)
Displacement 335 tons
Length 161' 0" waterline 165' 9" overall
Beam 25' 1"
Bunker fuel oil 140.081 gals.
Diesel oil 21,745 gals.
Propulsion steam, 170hp
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||Two views of Oil Barge No. 6 on the ways at Newport News Shipbuilding, just before launch, 17 January 1914.
Bureau of Ships photos
||Oil Barge No. 6 alongside either Florida (Battleship No. 30) or Utah (Battleship No. 31) at Norfolk, 02 January 1917.
National Archives photo from RG 181, local identifier 181-V-1310, NA identifier 52557395
There is no DANFS history record for YO-6 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 15 March 2018
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