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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Steel-hulled Fuel Oil Barge (Non self-propelled):
  • Built by Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC
  • Authorized, 21 May 1920
  • Construction deferred for several years
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YO-40, 1930
  • Assigned to Sixth Naval District, 1930 - ????
  • Assigned to Fifth Naval District at NOB Norfolk, ca.1939 - 1944
  • Towed from Norfolk to Canal Zone by Army tug LT 6, April 1944
  • Assigned to Fifteenth Naval District at Balboa, Panama, 1944 - 1946
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To FLC (Foreign Liquidation Commission) for disposal, July 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown; presumably sold foreign
    Displacement unknown
    Length 182' 0"
    Beam 29' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 7,124 barrels
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    There is no DANFS history record for YO-40 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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