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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YON-80 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Non-self-propelled):
  • Built by Levingston Shipbuilding, Orange, TX (YN 271)
  • Laid down, 22 August 1942
  • Launched, 02 September 1942
  • Delivered and placed in service as YO-82, 24 September 1942
  • Assigned to Tenrh Naval District in Caribbean, November 1942 - July 1944
  • Struck from Naval Register and transferred to US Coast Guard and designated CGB-50, 22 August 1944
  • Used at Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, MD
  • Transferred to Tennessee Valley Authority, 11 August 1970
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 1360 tons (full load)
    Length 173' 6"
    Beam 39' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed n/a
    Complement none
    Cargo Capacity 8,500 barrels
    Armament unknown
    Machinery none

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