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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Delta - Kilo - Charlie
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
YOG-5 Class Gasoline Barge (Self-propelled):
Laid down in 1943 at John H. Mathis Co., Camden, N. J.
Launched in 1943
Placed in service in 1943 as YOG-32, allocated to the 1st Naval District
Assigned to Naval Station Keflavik, Iceland in the 1950s in support of NORAD stations in around Iceland
Relieved by Crownblock (YO-48) in 1959
Towed to either Norfolk or Boston
Redesignated Water Barge (Non self-propelled) YWN-59, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) 1 August 1975
Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1,235 t.(fl)
Speed 10 kts.
Complement 1 Officer, 22 Enlisted
As Built - one Union Diesel 500hp direct drive engine
Upgraded - one Fairbanks-Morse five cylinder, two cycle engine with a 15 inch bore and a 15 inch stroke
delivering 200 Horsepower at 320 RPM.
Auxiliary engines - three six cylinder Cummins Diesels two for fuel pumps and one for electrical power, 120V D.C.
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||YOG-32 moored in the harbor at Reykjavik. date unknown . YOG-32 made regular fuel runs between Keflavik and fuel farms located at Hofnarfjordhur, Hvalafjordhur, or Skeriffjordhur.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, May 1956.
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There is no DANFS history available for YOG-32 at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 8 January 2010
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