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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI (YN 410)
  • Laid down, 09 April 1945
  • Launched, 12 July 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service, 13 September 1945
  • Assigned to 15th Naval District, 1945-47
  • Placed out of service, May 1947
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 01 April 1974
  • Sold from Orange, TX Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility (Sale 16-5026), bids opened 05 November 1974. Sold for $61,777.77 to Boston Metals Co., Baltimore MD and towed to their wholly owned subsidiary, Texas Machinery & Salvage, Port Neches, TX
  • Resold to Petrostar Co., Ltd., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, renamed MT Petrostar VIII (IMO 7730812), 1975
  • Later renamed MT Petrostar X
  • Later renamed Khaleej 29, UAE flagged
  • Final disposition, still active about 1990, fate unknown
    Displacement 440 tons(fl), 1,400 tons(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 13' (max)
    one Officer
    twenty Enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 6570 Bbls
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion one General Motors 8-278A Diesel 8-cylinder engine
    single shaft, 640 HP
    Two Waterous positive displacement cargo pumps rated at 600 gallons per minute
    Two 40 KW generators
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    YO-204 398k YO-204 in reserve and for sale, 1974 Jim Swank
    YO-204 495k

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-204 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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