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YOG-107 LT. Thomas W. Fowler

Flag Hoist/International Radio Call Sign:
November - Xray - Hotel - Quebec

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down (date unknown) as US Army design 294, Coastal Tanker Y-90, at Odenbach Shipbuilding, Rochester, N.Y.
  • Launched, (date unknown)
  • Delivered and placed in service by the US Army, circa January to September 1944
  • Acquired by the US Navy in 1946, designated Fuel Oil Barge YO-244
  • Placed in service in 1954
  • Reclassified Gasoline Barge YOG-107, named LT. Thomas W. Fowler (date unknown)
  • LT. Thomas W. Fowler (YOG-107) was assigned to the 5th 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 (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise, 1 July 1976
    Displacement 632 t.
    Length 182'
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel engine

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    YO-69 101k The stern of LT. Thomas W. Fowler (YOG-107) is visible, upper center, in this photograph of YO-69 moored port side to, Pier Alpha, Naval Fuel Annex, Craney Island, VA., March 1954. Stan Svec, YO-69

    There is no DANFS history available for YO-244 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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