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Kapvik YO-155

Kapvik (YO-155) was transferred to the United Kingdom under the Lend-lease Act

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built in 1934 as Barge No. 9 by John H. Mathis Co., Camden, N.J. for Poling Bros. of New York City
  • Placed "in operation," 10 September 1942, at Hvalfjordur, Iceland, operating out of Reykjavik and Skerjafjordur until 24 January 1944
  • Transferred, 24 January 1944, to the United Kingdom under the Lend-Lease Act
  • Returned to US Naval custody, 26 June 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 29 September 1947
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 792 t.
    Length 208' 1"
    Beam 39' 1"
    Draft 11' 8"
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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