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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
Built in 1941 as Self-propelled Fuel Oil Barge John B. Caddell for Chester A. Poling Inc. at RTC Shipbuilding, Camden, N.J.
Delivered, 13 December 1941
Acquired by the US Navy, 19 August 1942
Placed in service as YO-140, date unknown
Allocated to 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold in 1946, to her original owners, Chester A. Poling Inc., renamed John B. Caddell
Resold in 2010
Ran aground and wrecked during Hurricane Sandy on Staten Island, New York, 29 October 2012, fate unknown
Final Disposition, To be scrapped. The U.S. Coast Guard, assisted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, took responsibility for her removal as an environmental and navigational hazard since no owner came forward
Displacement 712 t.
Length 184' 6"
Beam 36' 1"
Draft 11.9 (loaded)
Cargo Capacity 1,209 tons
one Union Diesel engine
single propeller 600shp
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||Ex-YO-140 in service as the commercial oil tanker John B. Caddell underway in August 2009, location unknown.
Photo licensed under a Creative Commons License by Will Van Dorp
||The Hurricane Sandy Pollution Response Unified Command lifts and transports the tank vessel John B. Caddell from its location on Staten Island, N.Y., using the crane barge Chesapeake 1000 to a maritime facility where it can be safely assessed, 11 December 2012. The 184-foot tanker ship that washed ashore as a result of high winds and floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy, posed both an environmental and navigational threat to the New York waterways.
US Coast Guard photo # 121211-G-HE371-001 John B. Caddell by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield
There is no DANFS history record for YO-140 available at NavSource
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