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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

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down, 1 March 1945, as (Manitowoc hull # 405) under a Maritime Commission contract at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI.
  • Launched, 5 May 1945
  • Delivered and accepted by the US Navy, 28 July 1945
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • Placed our of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, Sunk as target in August 1976
    Displacement 1400 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 15'
    Cargo Capacity 6750 Bbls
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller, 500shp

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    YO-199 83k Postal cover commemorating the keel laying of YO-199 at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI. 1 March 1945. Paul E. Petosky
    YO-199 65k Postal cover commemorating the launching of YO-199 at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI., 5 May 1945. Paul E. Petosky
    YO-199 73k Postal cover commemorating the acceptance for service of 28 July 1945 YO-199 at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI., 28 July 1945. Paul E. Petosky

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-199 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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