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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YON-89 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Non-self-propelled):
  • Built by DeKom Shipbuilding Corp., Brooklyn, NY
  • Laid down, 06 June 1944
  • Launched, 16 August 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service as YO-96, 22 August 1944
  • Assigned to First Naval District at Boston, 1944 - 1995
  • Redesignated YON-96, May 1946
  • Struck from Naval Register, 07 December 1995
  • Transferred to another agency, 21 July 1997
  • Final disposition, scuttled on Great Egg Artifical Reef off coast of NJ (3914.498' -7421.483'), 10 July 1998
    Displacement 220 tons (lt), 1270 tons (fl)
    Length 165'
    Beam 35'
    Draft 8' (max nav)
    Speed n/a
    Complement none
    Armament unknown
    Machinery none

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    68k YON-96 moored across the pier from Billfish (SS-286) at the South Boston Naval Annex, 04 July 1962. © Richard Leonhardt
    24k YON-96 being scuttled, 10 July 1998.
    Photo via
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record for YON-96 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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