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US Army Y 87 (1944 - 1946)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Victor - Zulu - Sierra
Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Odenbach Shipbuilding, Rochester, NY (YN 37)
  • Laid down, date unknown,
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as US Army design 294, Coastal Tanker Y 87, July 1944
  • Acquired by the US Navy in 1946
  • Placed in service as YO-242
  • Transferred to MSTS as T-YO-242, 01 October 1949
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 01 February 1970
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 632 tons
    Length 182'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 14'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion two 4-cylinder diesels, 700hp

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    YO-203 185k YO-242 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo.
    Stanley Svec

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-242 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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