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Oil Barge No. 7 (1915-1920)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
World War I Victory Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YO-2 Class Fuel Oil Barge:
  • Built by Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as Fuel Barge No. 7, 1915
  • Designated YO-7, 17 July 1920
  • Initially assigned to Fifth Naval District at Norfolk
  • Transferred to Eleventh Naval District at San Diego, late 1920s
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 08 May 1946
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, September 1946
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    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
    Propulsion steam, 200hp

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    YO-7 123k Fuel Barge No. 7 during operations to raise sunken yard tug Massasoit at Norfolk Navy Yard, 19 July 1917.
    Cropped from National Archives photo from RG 181, Photographs of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, local identifier 181-V-1266, NA identifier 52557315
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-7 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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