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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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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, 1 February 1945, at Ira Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Launched, 1 June 1945
Delivered and placed in service as YO-213, 1 August 1945
Allocated to the 5th Naval District
Placed out of service, date unknown
Leased to the Dominican Republic, date unknown
Placed in service as the Dominican Republic navy motor tanker Capitan W. Arvelo (BT-4)
Final Disposition, foundered in Samana Bay, Dominican Republic, 21 February 1989.
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Displacement 370 t.(lt) 1,095 t.(fl)
Complement 1 Officer 22 Enlisted
Armament 2 single 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion Diesel engine, single shaft
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||Ex-YO-213 underway while servicing as the Dominican Republic navy motor tanker Capitan W. Arvelo (BT-4) in 1969, location unknown.
Official Dominican Republic Navy photo.
There is no DANFS history available for YO-213 at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 16 January 2015
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