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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Pensacola Shipyard & Engine Co., Pensacola, FL (YN 101)
  • Laid down, October 1942
  • Launched, 16 May 1943
  • Placed in service as YO-126, 16 September 1943
  • Assigned to Fifth Naval District at Norfolk, VA
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 October 1974
  • Final Disposition, sunk as a target, March 1976
    Displacement 440 tons (lt), 1400 tons (fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 1 officer, 20 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 barrels
    Armament two 20mm AA guns
    Propulsion one Union Diesel engine, single shaft 560shp

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    204k YO-126 underway off Cape Henry, Virginia, 15 October 1941. She arrived at Norfolk from her builder's yard for duty the next day.
    US Navy photo 87147
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-126 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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