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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
YO-153 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
Laid down, 10 February 1943, at Ira Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered and placed in service as YO-153, 14 August 1943
Allocated to the 4th Naval District, Philadelphia Navy Yard
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 27 March 1992
Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for disposal
Final Disposition, sunk as part of an artificial reef 6.5 miles off the coast Harvey Cedars, Long Island, N.Y.
Displacement 370 t.(lt) 1,095 t.(fl)
Complement 1 Officer 22 Enlisted
Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion diesel engine, single shaft
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||Ex-YO-153 ready to be sunk as part of an artificial reef off the coast of Long Island, N.Y., 17 May 2005.
There is no DANFS history available for YO-153 at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 14 November 2008
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