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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from to bottom left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

YOG-5 Class Gasoline Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA (YN 1418)
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to the US Navy and placed in service as YOG-68, LT Orgle M. Boswell, USNR, commanding, 30 May 1945
  • Assigned to 17th Naval District (NAS Adak), October 1945
  • Assigned to Guam by early 1960s
  • Sunk as target off Hawaii, 28 September 1989
    Displacement 440 tons(lt) 1,390 tons(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13'
    Speed 11kts
    Cargo Capacity 6,570 Bbls (860 tons)
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 22
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity 23 tons
    one General Motors Diesel engine
    one 60Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generator
    single propeller, 540bhp
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    YOG-68 86k YOG-68 being launched at Lawley's, early 1945.
    Gary Boswell

    There is no DANFS history available for YOG-68 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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