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YO-220

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Juliet - Golf - India
NJGI

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Jeffersonville Bridge & Machinery, Jeffersonville, IN
  • Laid down, 29 February 1944
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as YO-220, 21 August 1945
  • Placed out of service in reserve at San Diego, May 1947
  • Reactivated for service, September 1951
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 May 1977
  • Sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) by Exchange/Sale for reuse/conversion, 06 April 2001
  • Placed in commercial service as MT Lion Dream, date and flag unknown
  • Resold, date unknown, renamed MT Pelicano flagged St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Current Disposition, active in commercial service in the Caribbean basin
    Specifications:
    Displacement 440 tons (lt), 1400 tons (fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 barrels
    Complement 1 officer, 20 enlisted
    Armament none
    Propulsion Union Diesel engine, single shaft, 500shp

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    YO-220
    YO-220 108k YO-220 off Memphis, TN, on her delivery voyage down the Missisippi River, 22 August 1945
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 76094, courtesy of Captain C.W. Stoll, Louisville, Kentucky. Received from C.H. Bogart, 1972
    Mike Green
    YO-220
    YO-220 148k YO-220 moored pierside at Naval Station Long Beach, CA., in August 1991 Gilbert Gyssels
    Commercial Service
    YO-220 103k Ex-YO-220 in commercial service as MT Pelicano underway at Maracaibo, Venezuela, 6 April 2011.
    Photo from Shipspotting.com, by Captain Ted.
    Jim Swank

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-220 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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