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YO-215 was transferred to the Dominican Republic and named Captain Beotequi (BT-05)

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 April 1945, at Ira Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Launched, 1 August 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service as YOG-215, 17 December 1945
  • Placed out of service in 1964
  • Transferred to the Dominican Republic, in 1964, named Captain Beotequi (BT-05)
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Current Disposition, active Dominican Republic navy
    Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1,100 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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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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