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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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 at Jeffersonville Boat and Machinery Co., Jeffersonville, IN
Laid down, 11 May 1945
Launched, date unknown
Delivered and placed in service as YO-228, 27 November 1945
Placed out of service, October 1946
Laid up at Boston and later the Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, Philadelphia, PA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 27 March 1992
Sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 26 May 2005
Sold to Island Trader Shipping, Georgetown, Guyana, renamed Ocean Trader, 2005
Active as a molasses tanker in the Caribbean
Displacement 440 tons (lt), 1390 tons (fl)
Draft 13' (max.)
Complement 1 officer, 20 enlisted
Propulsiondirect drive diesel engine, single propeller, 550shp
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||YOG-93 and YO-228 laid up at Philadelphia. Naval Shipyard, circa mid-1991.
||Photo by Ed Zajkowski
||YO-228 being prepared for civilian use at Cooper's Point, Camden, NJ, June 2005.
||Photo by John Curdy
||Ocean Trader, ex-YO-228 moored at St. George's, Grenada, 27 March 2014.
||Photo by "johnmary" via shipspotting.com
There is no DANFS history record for YO-228 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 07 November 2017
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