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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
Built in 1940-41 at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
Launched, date unknown
Allocated to the 11th Naval District
Placed in service as YO-45, date unknown assigned to Mare Island Navy Yard
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 1,015 t.(fl)
Length 154' 8"
Cargo Capacity 3,936 bbls.
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller, 400shp
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||YO-45 is aft of USS Silversides (SS-236) and
USS Gudgeon (SS-211) on the builders ways at Mare Island Navy Yard, 2 January 1941. Outside the drydock YO-32 moored outboard of YD-33.
A US Navy photo from "U.S. Submarines Through 1945, An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman" Naval Institute Press.
||Ex-YO-45 underway in 2008 while in service as the Factory Longliner F/L Ocean Prowler, owned by Alaska Longline since 1989, (formerly Prowler Fisheries).
||Jerry Kennedy Jr.
There is no DANFS history record for YO-45 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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