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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

YO-20 Class Fuel Oil Barge:
  • Built by Tank Ship Building Corp, Newburgh, NY (YN 14)
  • Contract awarded, 17 December 1918
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to Navy, 01 June 1920
  • Allocated to Eleventh Naval District, 1920 - about 1941
  • Assigned to Fourteenth Naval District at Pearl Harbor, about 1941 - October 1942
  • Towed from Pearl Harbor to Noumea by Prometheus (AR-3), 07 October - 03 November 1942
  • Assigned as station tanker at Noumea, November 1942 - late 1943
  • Stationed at Purvis Bay, late 1943 - early 1944
  • Stationed at Seeadler Harbor, early 1944 - 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 21 January 1946
  • Final Disposition, destroyed (presume scuttled off Manus), 12 January 1946
    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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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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