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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 1259)
  • Laid down, 23 April 1943
  • Launched, 14 June 1943
  • Placed in service as YO-67, 06 July 1943
  • Assigned to First Naval District at Boston, 1943 - ???
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold to Oil Transfer Corporation, New York, NY, lengthened 40 feet and renamed Otco Stamford (ON 261584), 1951
  • Registered under Honduran flag to Naviera de Cortes SA, Puerto Cortes, renamed Cortes, 1965
  • Converted from tanker to general cargo, 1968
  • Registered to Hambro Shiiping Associates, Puerto Cortes, renamed Ramar, 1978
  • Renamed Seddon, 1981
  • Final disposition, wrecked on Cayman Brac, 06 May 1981; later broken up at Tampa
    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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    38k Mrs. Frieda Tamm christens YO-67, at Lawley's yard in Neponset, MA, 14 June 1943.
    Egan Photo Service, Boston photo, Mystic Seaport accession number 2002.94.208
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-67 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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