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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by George Lawley & Son, Neponset, MA (YN 1258)
  • Laid down, 23 February 1943
  • Launched, 08 May 1943
  • Placed in service as YO-66, 28 May 1943
  • Assigned to First Naval District at Boston, July 1943 - June 1945
  • Saied from Boston to Canal Zone, 28 June - 24 July 1945
  • Assigned to Fifteenth Naval District in Canal Zone, July 1945 - 1946
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to FLC (Foreign Liquidation Commission) for disposal, October 1946
  • Registered under Venezuelan flag to Cia. de Petroleo Lago, Maracaibo, as Esso Arriaga, 1946
  • Registered under Canadian flag to Irving Steamships, Ltd., St. John, NB, renamed Irvingbay, 1953
  • Final Disposition, scrapped 1954
    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 barrels
    one Fairbanks-Morse 5-cylinder diesel
    one shaft, 560hp

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

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