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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down in 1943 at RTC Ship Building Corp, Camden, N.J.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • YO-69 was allocated to the 5th 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, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service, 1 March 1975
    Displacement 440 t.(lt), 1400 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls
    Complement 1 officer, 20 enlisted
    Armament none
    Propulsion Union Diesel engine, single shaft, 500shp

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    YO-69 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
    YO-69 80k YO-69 looking aft, Pier Alpha, Naval Fuel Annex, Craney Island, VA., March 1954. Stan Svec, YO-69
    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
    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
    YO-75 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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