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YO-228


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):
  • Laid down, 11 May 1945, at Jeffersonville Boat and Machinery Co., Jeffersonville, IN., circa 1944-45
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service, 27 November 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown, and laid up at the Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 27 March 1992
  • Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 26 May 2005
    Specifications:
    Displacement 440 t.(lt), 1390 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 1 officer, 20 enlisted
    Armament none
    Propulsiondirect drive diesel engine, single propeller, 550shp

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    YOG-93 170k YOG-93 and YO-228 laid up at Philadelphia. Naval Shipyard, circa mid-1991. Photo by Ed Zajkowski

    There is no DANFS history record for YO-228 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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