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Fuel Oil Barge No. 30 (1919 - 1920)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (Pearl Harbor) - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

YO-20 Class Fuel Oil Barge:
  • Built by Tebo Yacht Basin, Brooklyn, NY, as a subsidiary of Todd Shipbuilding (YN 1)
  • Contract awarded, 02 January 1919
  • Launched, 11 October 1919
  • Placed in service as Fuel Oil Barge No. 30, 05 December 1919
  • Designated YO-30, 17 July 1920
  • Assigned to Eleventh Naval District at San Diego, 1920 - circa 1940
  • Transferred to the Fourteenth Naval District, circa 1940 - 1946
  • YO-30 was present at Pearl Harbor, 07 December 1941
  • 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
  • YO-30 earned one battle star for World War II service
    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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    Size Image Description Source
    YO-30 166k Three views of YO-30 alongside British light cruiser HMS Delhi at San Diego, 28 September 1932.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photos NH 60830, 60831 and 60833
    Mike Green
    YO-30 178k
    YO-30 183k

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-30 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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