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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
    YOG Specifications:
    Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1,235 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft unknown
    Speed 10 kts.
    Complement 1 Officer, 22 Enlisted
    Armament unknown
    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.
    single propeller

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    YOG-32 26k 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.
    Stan Svec YO-69

    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

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