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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-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
    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 472k 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 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, 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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