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YO-23

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


YO-20 Class Steel-hulled Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built date unknown, by Tank Ship Building Co., Newburgh, N.Y.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Purchased by the Navy in 1918 from Tank Ship Building Co., Newburgh, N.Y.
  • Placed in service as Fuel Oil Barge # 23
  • Designated YO-23, in July 1920
  • Allocated to the 11th Naval District
  • 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 3,563 bbls.
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown

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    YT-118 414k Decommissioned USS Long (DD-209) with YO-23 alongside being removed from the Reserve Fleet in March 1930 at San Diego by YT-86 at her bow and YT-118 at her stern. Note YT-118 still has her original designation 3187 painted on her port bow. Darryl Baker
    YO-23 134k YO-23 alongside USS Abbot (DD-629) 20 Oct 1943, probably at San Diego.
    Derived from National Archives frame, 80-G-276714
    John Chiquoine

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-23 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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