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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:
  • Built by Brunswick Marine, Brunswick, GA (YN 135)
  • Laid down, 19 December 1942
  • Launched, 23 May 1943
  • Placed in service, 07 October 1943
  • Assigned to Tenth Naval District, operated in Caribbean, out of NOB Trinidad, 1943 - 1947
  • Placed out of service, 22 July 1947
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to US Army as Y 486, November 1947
  • Apparently retained in Army service into 1960s
  • Registered under British flag to Antilles Lines Ltd., Nassau, renamed San Martin (ON 317398), 1966
  • Registered under Panamanian flag to Maritimas Eslait & Cia., Panama, renamed Jacqueline, 1974
  • Registered to Martin Cia. Naviera SA, Panama, renamed San Martin, 1978
  • Final disposition, fate unknown (deleted from Lloyd's Register 2010)
    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 Union diesel
    one shaft, 560hp

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

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