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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 - National Defense Service Medal

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down, 1 July 1944, at Albina Engine & Machine, Portland, OR.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service, as YO-174 in December 1944
  • Placed our of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 April 1989
  • Final Disposition, disposed of in Fleet training exercise, 16 July 1998
    Displacement 440 t.(lt), 1,400 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 1 officer, 20 enlisted
    Armament none
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls
    single Union Diesel direct reversible engine
    single shaft, 500shp
    two Hercules Diesel engines ship's service generator sets
    two Auxiliary Hercules Diesel engines for pumping oil

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    YO-174 126k YO-174 underway, date and location unknown. US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, October 1954. Stan Svec
    YO-174 158k YO-174 at anchor, date and location unknown. US Navy photo. Stan Svec
    YO-174 115k YO-174 underway at Yokosuka, Japan in 1952. Mike Murphy

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-174 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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