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YOG-64


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-5 Class Gasoline Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down in 1944 at Albina Engine and Machine Works, Portland, OR.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered in May 1945 to the US Navy and placed in service as YOG-64
  • During World War II YOG-64 was assigned the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Following World War II YOG-64 participated in "Operation Sandstone" at Bikini Atoll in April and May 1948
  • Towed from Kwajalein in May 1949 to Pearl Harbor by USS Lipan (ATF-85)
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold for commercial service, date unknown, to Reinauer Transportation Companies of Staten Island, N. Y., renamed M/T Francis Reinauer
  • Final Disposition, abandoned at the Arthur Kill Shipbreaking Yards on Staten Island, N.Y.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1,390 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13'
    Speed unknown
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls
    Complement
    1 Officer
    22 Enlisted
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion
    Union Diesel engine, single screw, 560shp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Tugboat Information.com - YOG-64
    Flickr images of YOG-64 abandoned at the Arthur Kill Shipbreaking Yards on Staten Island, N.Y.
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    Last Updated 22 August 2014