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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by RTC Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, NJ (YN 145)
  • Laid down, 08 March 1943
  • Launched, 03 July 1943
  • Placed in service, 08 September 1943
  • Allocated to the Fifth Naval District at Norfolk, VA, homeported at the Naval Fuel Annex, Craney Island, Portsmouth, VA
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 01 February 1974
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service, 01 March 1975
    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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    492k Aerial view "off the Stern" of YO-69 underway in the Schuylkill River off Philadelphia Navy Yard, 13 September 1943.
    Philadelphia Navy Yard photo 1704-43
    Stan Svec, YO-69
    80k YO-69 looking aft, Pier Alpha, Naval Fuel Annex, Craney Island, VA, March 1954. Stan Svec, YO-69
    108k YO-69 underway from Naval Fuel Annex, Craney Island, VA, enroute to Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, VA, March 1954. Stan Svec, YO-69
    101k YO-69 moored port side to, Pier Alpha, Naval Fuel Annex, Craney Island, VA, March 1954. The stern of YOG-107 is visible upper center. Stan Svec, YO-69
    101k YO-69 moored astern of YO-75, Pier Alpha, Naval Fuel Annex, Craney Island, VA, March 1954. Stan Svec, YO-69

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-69 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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