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YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by George Lawley & Son, Neponset, MA (YN 1257)
  • Laid down, 15 January 1943
  • Launched, 03 April 1943
  • Placed in service as YO-65, 30 April 1943
  • Assigned to Task Force 24, based at Argentia, Newfoundland, 1943-1945
  • Placed out of service, October 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 October 1974
  • Sold from Philadelphia Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility (Sale 16-6001), bids opened July 1, 1975. Sold for $73,777.77 to Boston Metals Co., Baltimore MD
  • Resold to Petrostar Co., Ltd., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, renamed MT Petrostar XI (IMO 7730862), 1975
  • Resold to Jet Oil, Greece, renamed MT Jet I, 1980
  • Final Disposition, scrapped at Piraeus, May 2005
    Displacement 440 tons(lt), 1,400 tons (fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 1 officer, 20 enlisted
    Armament two single 20mm guns
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls
    single Union Diesel 6-cylinder direct reversible engine
    single shaft, 560shp
    two Hercules Diesel engines ship's service generator sets
    two Auxiliary Hercules Diesel engines for pumping oil
    two Waterous positive displacement cargo pumps rated at 600 gallons per minute
    two 40kW generators

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    YO-65 81k ex-YO-65 in merchant service as Jet I, leaving Piraeus, 2001.Photo copyright Peter J. Fitzpatrick, via Jim Swank
    YO-65 195k ex-YO-65 in merchant service as Jet I, at Piraeus, July 2001. Photo copyright Aleksi Lindström, via Jim Swank

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-65 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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