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Oil Barge No. 15 (1915 - 1920)
Coal Barge No. 81 (1903 - 1915)

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

Coal Barge:
  • Built by New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Authorized, 04 March 1903
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as Coal Barge No. 81, 1903
  • Converted to a Fuel Oil Barge at New York, 1915
  • Designated YO-15, 17 July 1920
  • Designated YON-15, August 1946
  • Allocated to Third Naval District at New York, 1903 - 1919
  • Allocated to First Naval District, 1919 - about 1921
  • Allocated to Fourth Naval District, about 1921 - ????
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown (still active 1955)
    Hull steel
    Displacement 175 tons displacement
    Length 108' 0"
    Beam 23' 5"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 2,090 barrels
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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