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YO-197


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 (date unknown) as (hull # 403), a Maritime Commission type hull, under a Maritime Commission contract at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI
  • Launched, 7 April 1945
  • Placed in service (date unknown)
  • Placed our of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
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    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    YO-197 92k YO-197 side launching at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI., 7 April 1945. YOs built at this yard were launched without superstructures. Superstructures was built at Sturgeon Bay, WI. 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-197 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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