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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by RTC Shipbuilding, Camden, NJ (YN 152)
  • Laid down, 06 October 1943
  • Launched, 08 March 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 26 May 1944
  • YO-116 was assigned to the Naval Station Sasebo, Japan in the mid-1950s and later was transferred to Naval Station Subic Bay, Philippines
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred or cash sale, to the Republic of the Philippines, 1 July 1975
  • Renamed BRP Lake Mainit (YO 35), stricken 1979
    Displacement 440 t.(lt), 1390 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 9
    Armament none
    Propulsion Diesel engine, single shaft

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    YO-116 593k Mrs. H.J. Hoffberg (Left), of Blacksburg, Virginia and Mrs. W. Ammon, Jr. of Cincinnati, Ohio, just before they christened the U.S. Navy oil boats, YO-115 and YO-116 (respectively), in ceremonies at RTC Shipbuilding, Camden, NJ. Photo courtesy of Acme Newspictures. Bill Gonyo
    154k YO-116 coming alongside an oil barge to begin unloading or loading oil, probably at Okinawa, circa 1944-1945. Note USS LST-824 in the background.
    US Navy and Marine Corps Museum/Naval Aviation Museum, Photo #'s 2001.268.011.036 and 2001.268.011.035
    Mike Green
    YO-116 67k YO-116 refueling at the fuel piers Naval Station Subic Bay, date unknown.
    US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, April 1971.
    Stan Svec, YO-69
    YO-116 65k YO-116 alongside a ship at Naval Station Subic Bay during refueling operations, date unknown.
    US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, April 1971.
    Stan Svec, YO-69

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-116 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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