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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YO-55 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Non-self-propelled):
Laid down, date unknown, as Sacor at Platzer Boat Works, Houston, TX.
Launched, date unknown
Acquired by the US Navy 2 September 1942.
Commissioned, USS Driller (YO-61), 23 January 1942, LT. H. H. Hansen, USNR, in command
During World War II Driller was assigned to the American Theater at Argentia, Newfoundland
Decommissioned, 1 November 1945, at Argentia
Towed to Newport, R.I. and transferred to the Maritime Commission, 21 March 1947, for disposal
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 2,425 t.(fl)
Length 212' 0"
Speed 8 kts.
Cargo Capacity unknown
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DANFS entry located at the US Naval Historical Center web site
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 1 December 2006
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