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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 - National Defense Service Medal

YO-65 Class Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Jeffersonville Boat and Machinery Co., Jeffersonville, IN
  • Laid down, 28 April 1945
  • Launched, 28 July 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service, 16 November 1945
  • Assigned to the Fifth Naval District at Norfolk, VA, homeported at Naval Fuel Annex, Craney Island, Portsmouth, VA.
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 01 June 1976
  • Final Disposition, disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise, 19 March 1977
    Displacement 440 tons (lt), 1390 tons (fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 1 officer, 20 enlisted
    Armament none
    Propulsion diesel engine, single shaft

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    YO-227 161k YO-227 alongside Rankin (AKA-103) at Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, VA, 4 August 1964. Note Henley (DD-762) underway in the background and an LCM from Telfair (APA-210) also underway. ©Richard Leonhardt

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-227 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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