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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YOG-33 was transferred to South Vietnam, renamed RVNS Hoa Van Ham (HQ 471) and later acquired by the Philippines for spare parts
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, date unknown, as YOG-33, allocated to the 3rd Naval District at New York, N.Y.
Reallocated to the Pacific Fleet, Tulagi, Solomon Islands
Reassigned to Naval Station Tutuila, American Samoa, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Transferred to South Vietnam, date unknown, commissioned RVNS Hoa Van Ham (HQ-471)
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Escaped to the Philippines with the fall of Saigon in 1975
Final Disposition, cannibalized for parts by Philippine Navy
Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1,235 t.(fl)
Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls
Complement 1 Officer, 22 Enlisted
one Union Diesel 500hp direct drive engine
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||YOG-33 and crew moored pierside at Naval Station Tutuila, American Samoa, date unknown.
||Jim Hawley YOG-33
| RVNS Hoa Van Ham (HQ 471)
||RVNS Hoa Van Ham (HQ 471) ships' shield.
There is no DANFS history available for YOG-33 at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 16 November 2012
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