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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 273)
  • Contract awarded, June 1942 (NOBs-211)
  • Laid down, 16 September 1942
  • Launched, 29 September 1942
  • Delivered and placed in service as YO-85, 15 October 1942
  • Redesignated YON-85, May 1946
  • Struck from Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final disposition, sold for scrap, April 1981
    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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