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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
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DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center web site
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 1 December 2006
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