Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


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 (Self-propelled):
  • Built in 1918 by Todd Shipbuilding Corp.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Allocated to the 12th Naval District
  • Placed in service as Fuel Oil Barge # 32, date unknown assigned to Mare Island Navy Yard
  • Designated YO-32 July 1920
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 335 t.(lt) 911 t.(fl)
    Length 161'
    Beam 25' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 3,563 bbls.
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown

    Click On Image
    For Full Size Image
    Size Image Description Source
    YO-32 101k YO-32 moored outboard of YD-33 at Navy Yard Mare Island, 2 January 1941. On the builders ways in the dock are YO-45 which is aft of USS Silversides (SS-236) and USS Gudgeon (SS-211). All three were under construction on this date.
    A US Navy photo from "U.S. Submarines Through 1945, An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman" Naval Institute Press.
    Robert Hurst
    YO-32 101k YO-32 at Mare Island, 9 November 1945. The bowUSS ARD-11 is visible at left and YD-33 is to the right.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 7022-45
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-32 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Back To The Navsource Photo Archives Main Page Back To The Service Force Ship Type Index Back To The Yard Oiler (YO) Photo Index
    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster.
    This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History
    Last Updated 10 July 2009