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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Western Pipe and Steel Co., San Pedro, CA (YN 101)
  • Laid down, 05 January 1943
  • Launched, 20 February 1943
  • Placed in service at NOB San Pedro, 30 July 1943
  • Sailed San Pedro to Pearl Harbor, 20 October - 04 November 1943
  • Assigned to Fourteenth Naval District at Pearl Harbor, November 1943 - March 1944
  • Assigned to Majuro, March - July 1944
  • Assigned to Eniwetok, July - October 1944
  • Assigned to Ulithi, October 1944 - September 1945
  • Assigned to Okinawa, September - November 1945
  • Assigned to South China Service Force at Hong Kong, November 1945 - 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To FLC (Foreign Liquidation Commission) for disposal, 26 June 1946
  • FInal disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 440 tons (lt), 1390 tons (fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 barrels
    Armament none
    one Union Diesel engine
    single propeller, 600shp
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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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