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YO-145 (1943 - 1946)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Alpha - Zulu
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Fuel Oil Barge (Non-Self-propelled):
  • Built as Concrete No. 6, a (B7-A2) type Maritime Commission barge, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1220) by Concrete Ship Constructors, Inc., National City CA
  • Laid down, 29 December 1942
  • Launched, 25 February 1943
  • Delivered and placed in service as YO-145, 03 July 1943
  • Redesignated YON-145, May 1946
  • Placed out of service, in reserve at Norfolk, May 1947
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 01 February 1960
  • Final disposition, sold, fate unknown
    Displacement 5,410 gross tons, 6,600 deadweight tons
    Length 375'
    Beam 56'
    Draft 38'
    Complement 12
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Machinery, unknown

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    YO-145 151k YO-145 under tow in San Diego harbor with the assistance of tug Wenonah (YT-148), 14 June 1943.
    US Navy Photo 19-N-47837, courtesy
    Stan Svec
    YO-145 79k YO-145 under tow in San Diego harbor with the assistance of tug Wenonah (YT-148), 14 June 1943.
    US Navy Photo 19-N-47838, courtesy
    Robert Hurst
    YO-145 124k YO-145 under tow in San Diego harbor shortly after completion, 14 June 1943. The tug is Pocahontas (YT-266). The function of the additional deckhouse with the smokestack (absent on YO-144) just forward of the pumproom has not been determined, but it is not for propulsion.
    US Navy Photo 19-N-48080, courtesy
    Robert Hurst
    YO-145 524k From left to right; USS Mississippi (AG-128), the never completed Kentucky (BB-66), YON-145, and Crownblock (YO-48) moored in reserve at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA., 24 October 1956. David Buell

    There is no DANFS history available for YON-145 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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