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USS YO-184 (1943 - 1946)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Kilo - Golf
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Fuel Oil Barge (Non-Self-propelled):
  • Laid down, 19 August 1943, as a Maritime Commission Design MC B7-A2 concrete-hull non-self-propelled fuel barge under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1231) at Concrete Ship Constructors, Inc., National City CA.
  • Launched, 24 October 1943
  • Delivered and commissioned USS YO-184, 6 January 1944, CBM(AA) Ivan Halvard Olsen, USNR, in command
  • During World War II YO-184 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands
  • Decommissioned and redesignated Fuel Barge (Non-self Propelled) YON-184, May 1946
  • Final Disposition, sunk at Eniwetok during a typhoon in September 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 8 October 1946
    Displacement 6,866 t.(lt) 12,910 t. (fl)
    Length 375'
    Beam 56'
    Draft 30' (max)
    Complement 21
    Armament four 20mm AA guns

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    YO-184 104k YO-184 moored, probably in Kwajalein Atoll, circa 1944-46. Dr. George Bohmfal
    YO-184 57k John Henderson on the left with another sailor working on the auxiliary generator stack of YO-184 at San Pedro CA. prior to 4 April 1944, the date YO-184 departed for Kwajalein Atoll. John Henderson II in honor of his father John Henderson YO-184

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-184 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Muster Roll of the Crew (Initial Sailing LIst)
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