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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

Fuel Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by RTC Shipbuilding, Camden, NJ (YN 135)
  • Laid down, 15 November 1940
  • Launched, 29 March 1941
  • Completed for Geo. Whitlock, Inc., as motor tanker F. W. Lloyd (ON 240555), 21 May 1941
  • Acquired by Navy, 07 November 1941
  • Placed in service as YO-60, late 1941
  • Allocated to NOB Bermuda, 1942 - 1946
  • Towed from Bermuda to New York by Restorer (ARS-17), 10-14 January 1946
  • Placed out of service, 15 February 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 02 February 1975
  • Final Disposition, disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise, August 1975
    Displacement 1,137 tons (fl)
    Length 157' 2½"
    Beam 30'
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity
    Oil 6,071 barrels
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament one 20mm AA
    one Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine
    single propeller, 520shp

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    215k YO-60 alongside an unidentified vessel at Bermuda, 1944.
    Photo from Ted Stone collection.
    George Schneider

    Commanding Officers
    01LT(jg) Aubrey Thomas Wainwright D-M, USNR(March 1942)

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-60 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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