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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

YO-50 Class Fuel Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built in 1941, by RTC Shipbuilding, Camden, N. J. George Whitlock for George Whitlock Inc.
  • Purchased by the US Navy from Ira Bushey and Son, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y. in June 1941
  • Placed in service as YO-57, allocated to the 1st Naval District
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal in 1947
  • Merchant Service
  • Sold by the Maritime Commission in 1947, to George Whitlock Inc., named M/T J. A. Cummings
  • Renamed M/T Nepco 10 in 1965
  • Acquired by Boston Fuel Transportation in 1970, renamed M/T Karen Tibbetts
  • Renamed M/T Mary Gately in 1984
  • Renamed M/T Atco Mary Leein 1990
  • Renamed M/T Fayou K., later that year M/T Nori
  • Current/Final Disposition, unknown, registry deleted in 2001
    Displacement 373 gross tons
    Length 157' 2½"
    Beam 26'
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity
    Oil 6,971 Bbls
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 450shp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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