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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down in 1943 at Pensacola Shipyard & Engine Co., Pensacola, FL.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • YO-129 allocated to 7rd Naval District at Jacksonville, FL.
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping in 1995
    Displacement 440 t.(lt), 1400 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 1 officer, 20 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls
    Armament none
    Propulsion one Union Diesel engine, single shaft 560shp

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    MSC-190/192/201 144k USS Pandemus (ARL-18), MINRON 4 flagship, with MSCs USS Falcon (MSC-190), USS Humming Bird (MSC 192) and USS Shrike (MSC 201) moored alongside. YO-129 is outboard of Shrike
    US Navy Photo from the February 1957 issue of All Hands magazine
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
    YO-129 555k YO-129 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy Photo
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-129 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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