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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (Pearl Harbor) - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

YO-43 Fuel Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Authorized, 16 December 1937
  • Built 1937 at Navy Yard Charleston, Charleston, S.C.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned USS YO-43, date unknown
  • Allocated to the 14th Naval District
  • During World War II USS YO-43 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and was at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1975
  • Final Disposition Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 1 March 1975
  • USS YO-43 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement 1015 t.(fl)
    Length 154' 8"
    Beam 29'
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity
    Oil 3,936 Bbls
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    three Diesel engines, direct drive
    single propeller, 210shp
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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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