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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):
  • Laid down, 6 January 1945, (hull # 402) as a Maritime Commission type hull, under a Maritime Commission contract at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI
  • Launched, 24 March 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service, 16 June 1945
  • Placed our of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 26 July 1994
  • Final Disposition, disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise, 14 March 2000
    Displacement 400 t.(lt) 1390 t.(fl)
    Length 174"
    Beam 33"
    Draft 13" (max. navagational)
    Complement 23
    Cargo Capacity
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    YO-196 73k Builders photo of YO-196 underway off the Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Yard, Manitowoc, WI., 13 June 1945. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Home of the COBIA, SS-245 Larry Bohn

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-196 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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