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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


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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

Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, PA (YN 101)
  • Laid down, 02 December 1926
  • Launched, 17 February 1927
  • Delivered to Gulf Refining Co., Port Arthur, TX, as tanker Gulfspray, 06 March 1927
  • Acquired by Navy, 04 September 1942
  • Delivered and placed in service as YO-142, September 1942
  • Assigned to Seventh Naval District, supporting advance bases in the Caribbean, 1942-1944
  • Assigned to Sixth Naval District at Charleston, November 1944 - 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration for disposal, 15 May 1947
  • Registered to Rafael Pinedo, Barranquilla, Colombia, as Gulfspray, 1947
  • Apparently converted to dry cargo ship
  • Deleted from Lloyd's Register as "existence in doubt," 1994
    Displacement 379 gross tons, 197 net tons
    Length 136' 2"
    Beam 37' 1"
    Draft 11' 2"
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one diesel engine
    single propeller 400shp
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    YO-142 238k Gulfspray newly completed at Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, PA, 1927.
    Photo from Sun Shipbuilding archive, Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia PA.
    Dave Boone

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-142 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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