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Fuel Oil Barge No. 31 (1920)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - 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 2)
  • Contract awarded, 02 January 1919
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as Fuel Oil Barge No. 31, 24 June 1920
  • Designated YO-31, 17 July 1920
  • Allocated to the Fifth 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
    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-31 733k YO-31 underway in the Norfolk area, 1931.
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 59965
    Dave Wright
    YO-31 32k Hulk of Alan Martin under tow enroute to become part of the Shark River Artificial Reef off the coast of NJ, circa 10 September 1987. Rich Galiano

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-31 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    Last Updated 09 December 2022