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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, NY (YN 553)
  • Laid down, 28 September 1943
  • Launched, 29 February 1944
  • Placed in service at New York Navy Yard as YO-167, 17 June 1944
  • Allocated to the Fifteenth Naval District, at San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Postwar assigned to First Naval District at Casco Bay, ME
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold for commercial service, date unknown
  • Acquired by Eklof Marine Corp, named MT Jet Trader (ON 297901)
  • Company acquired by K-Sea Transportation, 1993
  • Laid up at Mariner's Harbor, Staten Island, NY, 2004
  • Final Disposition, scuttled as artifical reef off Atlantic City, NJ, 02 September 2005
    Displacement 440 tons (lt), 1,076 tons(fl)
    Length 156' 3"
    Beam 30'
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Cargo Capacity 6,071 barrels
    Propulsion Detroit Diesel 12-149 diesel engine, single shaft, 560shp

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    YO-167 125k YO-167 in reserve near Pier A, Philadelphia Inactive Ships Maintenance Facilty, circa 1962-63. Dave Schroeder
    Commercial Service
    YO-167 80k Jet Trader underway on Hudson River, NY, date unknown.
    Photo copyright Robert J. Smith, via
    Tommy Trampp
    YO-167 70k Jet Trader underway on Hudson River, NY, date unknown.
    Photo copyright Tom Turner, via
    Tommy Trampp

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-167 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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