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YO-9


YO-2 Class Steel-hulled, house aft Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down, 21 October 1914, at Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 13 March 1915
  • Placed in service as Oil Barge No. 9 in the Naval District
  • Designated YO-9 in July 1920
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 335 t.
    Length 161' 0"
    Beam 25' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 4,547 bbls.
    Water 41,528 gals.
    Fuel oil 2,880 bbls.
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown

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    YO-9 281k Stern view of Fuel Oil Barge No. 9 at Mare Island on the morning of her launching.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # YO 9 1798-3-1915, Navy Photo 1798, 3/13/1915
    Darryl Baker
    YO-9 519k Starboard bow view of Fuel Oil Barge No. 9 at Mare Island on the morning of her launching.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # YO 9 1801-3-1915, Navy Photo 1801, 3/13/1915
    Darryl Baker
    YO-9 312k Port bow view of Fuel Oil Barge No. 9 at Mare Island on the morning of her launching.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # YO 9 1802-3-1915, Navy Photo 1802, 3/13/1915
    Darryl Baker
    YO-9 118k LCDR Alexander H. Van Keuren and the vessels Sponsor, Miss Helen Karns, are ready to christen Oil Barge No 9 at Mare Island, 13 March 1915..
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # YO 9 031315- Sponsor I, Navy Photo, 3/13/1915
    Darryl Baker
    YO-9 248k Launching of Oil Barge No 9 into dry dock #1 at Navy Yard Mare Island, 13 March 1915..
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # YO 9 1802-3-1915a, Navy Photo 1802, 3/13/1915
    Darryl Baker
    YO-9 157k Miss Helen Karns, the sponsor of Oil Barge No 9, after launching of the barge at Navy Yard Mare Island, 13 March 1915..
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # YO 9 031315- Sponsor III, Navy Photo, 3/13/1915
    Darryl Baker
    YO-8 1260k Oil Barges No. 8 and No. 9 at Mare Island, 01 April 1915. No. 8 is having her oil tanks calibrated. Active (Harbor Tug No. 14) is moored outboard of the two oil barges.
    Photo from files of Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-9 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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