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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YO-20 Class Fuel Oil Barge:
  • Built by Tank Ship Building Corp, Newburgh, NY (YN 11)
  • Contract awarded, 17 December 1918
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to Navy, 12 May 1920
  • Assigned to Eleventh Naval District, 1920 - about 1941
  • Assigned to Fourteenth Naval District at Pearl Harbor during war
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 02 October 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Hull steel
    Displacement 327 tons displacement
    Length 165' 9" overall
    Beam 25' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 3,563 barrels
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    single propeller, 218hp

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    YO-23 134k YO-23 alongside USS Abbot (DD-629) at Section Base, Bishop's Point, Oahu, 20 October 1943.
    National Archives photo 80-G-276714 (cropped)
    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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