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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YO-20 Class Steel-hulled Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
Built by Tebo Yacht Basin as a subsidiary of Todd Ship Building Corp., New York, NY
Launched, date unknown
Placed in service as Fuel Oil Barge #31, 1918
Designated YO-31, in July 1920
Allocated to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA
Placed out of service (date unknown)
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
To War Shipping Administration for disposal, October 1948
Sold to Crystal Oil Co,, Staten Island, NY and placed in merchant service as Alan Martin (ON 256205), 1948
Final Disposition, sunk as part of the Shark River Artificial Reef of the coast of New Jersey, 10 September 1987
Fuel Oil Barge No. 31 (1918 - 1920)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Displacement 327 tons
Length 161' 0"
Beam 25' 1"
Cargo Capacity 3,563 barrels
Propulsion unknown, 218hp
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||YO-31 underway in the Norfolk area, 1931.
Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 59965
||Hulk of Alan Martin, ex-YO-31, under tow enroute to become part of the Shark River Artificial Reef off the coast of NJ, circa 10 September 1987.
There is no DANFS history record for YO-31 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Shark River Artificial Reef
Last Updated 17 June 2016
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