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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
Laid down, date unknown, under a Maritime Commission contract at Smith Shipyards Inc., Pensacola, FL.
Launched, date unknown
Contract canceled in 1945
Incomplete hull purchased by Marine Industries, 4 November 1945, for $40,000
Moved to Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL for completion and resale
Additional specifications by Sinclair Refining Company, included (but not limited to): Lengthening vessel some 46 feet; increasing tanker capacity from 6,750 Bbls to a minimum of 10,000 Bbls and addition of coils to facilitate the transporting of molasses
Title transferred by bill of sale to Sinclair Refining Co., 13 November 1946, for Cuban operations, named MV F. C. Randall
Final Disposition, fate unknown.
Displacement 440 t.(fl), 1,400 t.(fl)
Draft 13' (max)
Cargo Capacity 6570 Bbls
Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion Union Diesel engine, single shaft, 560shp
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||Christening preparations of Sinclair Refining Company's MV F. C. Randall (ex-YO-206) at Gibbs Gasoline Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL., 1 October 1946. Photo courtesy of State Archives of Florida
There is no DANFS history available for YO-206 at NavSource
Last Updated 13 May 2011
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