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YO-32


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
    Specifications:
    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

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    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

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