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YO-31
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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


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
    Specifications:
    Displacement 327 tons
    Length 161' 0"
    Beam 25' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 3,563 barrels
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown, 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, ex-YO-31, 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
    Fleet Reserve Association

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    Shark River Artificial Reef
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    Last Updated 17 June 2016