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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-153 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Ira Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, NY (YN 581)
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as YO-210 at New York Navy Yard, 04 August 1945
  • Allocated to the 5th Naval District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 01 April 1974
  • Sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) at Boston, September 1974
  • Refitted as molasses carrier, named Clifford K. (ON 594470)
  • Purchased by John Jorgenson 1978 and refitted at Bender SB, Mobile, AL as crabber F/V Wizard
  • Current Disposition, active in the Alaska fisheries, and one of the stars of TV's "Deadliest Catch"
    Displacement 370 t.(lt) 1,095 t.(fl)
    Length 156'
    Beam 30'
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement 1 Officer 22 Enlisted
    Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion Diesel engine, single shaft

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    YO-210 75k Ex YO-210 in service as F/V Wizard underway in September 2006 passing under the Ballard Bridge in Seattle, WA. Keith Colburn
    YO-210 49k Ex YO-210 in service as F/V Wizard leaving an unknown port, 11 September 2007.
    Photo courtesy Robert and Lisa Olmstead.
    Robert Hurst
    YO-210 110k Ex YO-210 in service as F/V Wizard moored at Seattle, WA, 15 May 2010. CAPT Pete Leenhouts USN (Retd)
    YO-210 26k Ex YO-210 in service as F/V Wizard covered with ice, date and location unknown. Robert Hurst
    YO-210 28k Ex YO-210 in service as F/V Wizard underway, date and location unknown. Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-210 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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