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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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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)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls
    Draft 13
    Speed unknown.
    Complement 1 Officer, 22 Enlisted
    Armament unknown
    one Union Diesel 500hp direct drive engine
    single propeller
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    YOG-33 24k YOG-33 and crew moored pierside at Naval Station Tutuila, American Samoa, date unknown. Jim Hawley YOG-33
    RVNS Hoa Van Ham (HQ 471)
    YOG-33 88k RVNS Hoa Van Ham (HQ 471) ships' shield. Tommy Trampp

    There is no DANFS history available for YOG-33 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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